Top UN envoy in Iraq condemns latest Baghdad bombings

18 August 2005
SRSG Ashraf Qazi

The senior United Nations envoy in Iraq has condemned the three car bombs which exploded at the Al-Nahda Bus Terminal in Baghdad on Wednesday, killing 43 people and injuring 100.

“The three consecutive explosions in a crowded garage in the morning were meant to hurt as many innocent people as possible,” Secretary-General Kofi Annan's Special Representative (SRSG) Ashraf Qazi said today in a statement released by his office.

The statement also expressed Mr. Qazi’s deepest sympathies to the families of the victims and extended his condolences to the people and government of Iraq.


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