Somalia: UN envoy condemns attack that killed security personnel, civilian bystanders
Nicholas Kay, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), offered his sincere condolences to the families and friends of those affected by the attack.
“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,” he said in a statement to the press.
“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,” he added.
Mr. Kay pledged continued support from the UN, saying it will continue to work to help Somalis realise their hopes and aspirations for a peaceful and stable future.