The Secretary-General of the United Nations said he is deeply saddened by Saturday’s attack in Mogadishu, which killed over 100 people and wounded many more.
Antonio Guiteres has extended his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims, which include United Nations staff, as well as the Government and people of Somalia.
“He wishes a speedy recovery to those injured,” said a statement from the office of the UN Chief.
“The Secretary-General strongly condemns these heinous attacks and reiterates that the United Nations stands in solidarity with Somalia against violent extremism”, it added.
Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General said the UN has He pledged continued support for a peaceful and prosperous Somalia.