MIL OSI – Source: United Nations – Ban strongly condemns ‘deplorable’ attack on Tunisian museum
18 March 2015 Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned in the strongest terms today’s attack against the Bardo Museum in the Tunisian capital and deplored the loss of life.
“He conveys his deepest condolences to the families of the victims of this deplorable act,” Mr. Ban’s spokesperson said in a statement.
According to media reports, 19 people, including 17 foreign tourists, have been killed in the gun attack on the museum, located in central Tunis.
Mr. Ban expressed his solidarity with the Tunisian people and the Tunisian authorities in the wake of this tragedy.