Ban Ki Moon Condemns Mpeketoni Attacks
The Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki Moon has condemned the attacks in Mpeketoni, Lamu County where over 50 people died.
The Secretary-General extended his condolences to the families of the deceased and the Government of Kenya and wished the wounded quick recovery.
He reiterated the United Nations’ solidarity with the people and Government of Kenya in the fight against terrorism.
He expressed hope that the relevant authorities will do all in their power to bring the perpetrators of the attack to justice.
The deadly attack on Mpeketoni claimed 50 lives on Monday and another 8 early today.
Among the dead were two police men.
The attack occurred after gunmen opened fire on unsuspecting civilians.
Several hotels as well as other businesses were torched during the attack.
By Beth Nyaga