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UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns attack in Baidoa

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MOGADISHU, Somalia, March 12, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemns, in the strongest terms, today's attack in Baidoa town in Somalia's Interim South West Administration, which resulted in the death and injury of security personnel and civilian bystanders.

"I condemn today's attack in Baidoa town. I have spoken to President Sharif Hassan Sheikh Adan today and offered my deepest condolences for the tragic loss of life.” SRSG Kay said. “We remain resolute in our support for the Somali people. Despite such atrocities, Somalis are successfully rebuilding their government institutions and security forces with the full support of the international community. The United Nations will continue to work to help Somalis realise their hopes and aspirations for a peaceful and stable future."

SRSG Kay offers his sincere condolences to the families and friends of those affected by today's attack.