Baghdad, 07 June 2016 - The Special of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Ján Kubiš, strongly condemns the car bombing today in the holy city of Karbala in southern Iraq in which a number of civilians were killed or wounded.
He expresses his condolences to the families of those killed and wishes the injured a speedy recovery.
“It is a sad start of the holy month of Ramadan, with civilians targeted by this cowardly attack. Iraqis deserve to live in peace and they deserve it more during this holy month,” Mr. Kubiš said.
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