Press Release

UN Resident Coordinator Condemns Deplorable Attack at Peshawar Mosque

04 March 2022

The following statement was issued by the office of Mr. Julien Harneis, United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in Pakistan:

The United Nations in Pakistan strongly condemns today’s horrific attack on a mosque in Peshawar during Friday prayers.

We mourn the loss of life and express our condolences to the bereaved families and wish a complete, speedy recovery to those injured in this attack.

Attacks that deliberately target civilians exercising the right to freely practice their religion are violations of fundamental human rights.

We stand by the people and the Government of Pakistan in this time of sorrow.

UN Resident Coordinator Condemns Deplorable Attack at Peshawar Mosque

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