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UN chief Ban Ki-moon condemns Turkey bombings

IANS 11 Oct 2015, 10:59:40 IST
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United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday condemned the bombings in the Turkish capital of Ankara and extended condolences to the families of the victims.

At least 95 people have been killed on Saturday and up to 246 wounded in the pair of explosions, which targeted a peace rally at the central railway station in the city.

In a statement released by his spokesperson, Ban said he expected the perpetrators of these terrorist acts to be swiftly brought to justice.

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"He sends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims, as well as to the people and the Government of Turkey, and wishes those injured a speedy recovery," said the statement.