Somalia: OIC Secretary General Condemns Bomb Attack In Mogadishu


The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, has strongly condemned the deadly bomb blast outside a government compound in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, which killed at least 70 people and left many others wounded.

He offered his sincere condolences to the families of the victims, Government and people of Somalia on the tragic loss of lives, damage to property and wished early recovery to the injured people.

The OIC Secretary General said the attack was a cowardly and criminal act that runs contrary to the spirit and teachings of Islam. Prof. Ihsanoglu urged that the perpetrators of the bomb blast be indentified and brought to justice immediately and hoped that this attack would not undermine the ongoing peace process.

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