Annan condemns ‘senseless deaths’ in Nepal blast

6 June 2005

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today condemned the “senseless deaths” of dozens of people in the explosion that tore through a passenger bus in southern Nepal, and called for an immediate end to “such utterly reprehensible tactics” that expose civilians to danger in the conflict there.

In a statement released in New York today, the Secretary General also expressed his condolences to the bereaved families and those injured in the incident.


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