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UN chief condemns attacks on police station in Somalia

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday strongly condemned the deadly attacks on a police station in Somalia, saying that these terrorist acts "have caused tremendous suffering".



United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday strongly condemned the deadly attacks on a police station in Somalia, saying that these terrorist acts "have caused tremendous suffering".

"The secretary-general strongly condemns the deadly attacks today against a police station in Beledweyne, Somalia, which follow a number of similar attacks on the Somali people in recent weeks," reported Xinhua citing a statement issued here by Ban`s spokesman.

"These acts of terrorism against the government and people of Somalia have caused tremendous suffering," said the statement.

suicide car bomb hit the gate of the police station in the central Somali town of Beledweyne, the provincial capital of central Somalia region of Hiran, a commercial hub that connect southern and northern Somalia.

Beledweyne, is 300 km north of Mogadishu, is a base for the Djiboutian contingent of the African Union peacekeeping Mission in Somalia, known as AMISOM.

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