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UN chief condemns attacks on mosque in Borno

The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has condemned the Wednesday’s suicide attacks on a Mosque in Borno, which left more than 20 people dead.

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This is contained in a statement credited to the Secretary-General`s spokesman and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria by Mr Oluseyi Soremekun, UN National Information Officer in Abuja.

"The Secretary-General condemns the double suicide attacks on 16 March in Maiduguri by suspected Boko Haram elements, which left 20 people dead and many injured.

"He extends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.

"The Secretary-General also reiterates the UN’s support to the Nigerian Government in its fight against terrorism,"  it said.

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