Secretary-General Condemns Deadly Attack In Iraq’s Kurdistan Region
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:
The Secretary-General condemns the deadly artillery shelling yesterday in the Zakho district of Dohuk Governorate, Kurdistan region of Iraq, that reportedly killed 8 civilians and injured 23 others.
The Secretary-General calls for a prompt and thorough investigation into the incident to determine the circumstances surrounding the attack and to ensure accountability.
The Secretary-General expresses his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wishes the injured a speedy recovery.