UN CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACK IN BURKINA FASO; CONDOLES DISASTER-HIT SIERRA LEONE

UNITED NATIONS, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the terrorist attack carried out in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.

The Secretary-General stresses that there can be no justification for such acts of indiscriminate violence, said his Deputy Spokesperson, Farhan Haq, in a statement.

Further to the statement, Guterres extended his heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of Burkina Faso and wished a speedy recovery to the injured.

Media reports suggest that gunmen killed nearly 20 people and wounded several others during an overnight attack on a restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital.

The Secretary-General reiterated the UN’s support to Burkina Faso in its fight against violent extremism and terrorism.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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