UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns Mogadishu bomb attacks


MOGADISHU, Somalia, October 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned last night's bomb attack outside a popular restaurant in Mogadishu resulting in the death and injury of many people.

“I strongly condemn last night's cowardly terrorist attack. I am appalled by the complete disregard for the lives of ordinary Somalis, including children and passers-by. Such crimes violate the most basic principles of humanity. The perpetrators need to be brought to justice swiftly.” SRSG Kay said.

“The United Nations remains determined in our support for the Somali people as they work to realise their hope for a peaceful and stable future.” he added.

SRSG Kay extends his sincere condolences to the families and friends of all those who have suffered as a result of last night's attacks.