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Source: Department of Public Information (DPI)
Secretary-General
9 June 2006

Secretary-General
SG/SM/10509
PAL/2050

            Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York


SECRETARY-GENERAL DEEPLY DISTURBED AT KILLING OF CIVILIANS IN GAZA;
 
CALLS FOR FULL INVESTIGATION
 

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

The Secretary-General is deeply disturbed at the killing of civilians, including women and children, on a beach in Gaza earlier today, reportedly by Israeli forces, and calls for a full investigation.  He extends his condolences to the bereaved families of the victims.

The Secretary-General reminds all concerned of their obligations under international humanitarian law to avoid placing civilians in danger, while urging the utmost restraint to avoid further escalation and bloodshed.


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