UN chief "horrified" by Saudi attack

UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has expressed his "horror" at the twin car bomb attack in Saudi Arabia.

    A senior UN official, Fred Eckhard said :"He condemns this terrorist act in the strongest possible terms."

    Annan had conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the Saudi government and the families of the victims, Eckhard said, adding that the UN boss was "confident that the authorities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will bring to justice the perpetrators of this cowardly attack." 

    SOURCE: AFP


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