UN chief condemns attacks on a recreational facility in Gaza

08:15, June 29, 2010      

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday condemned an attack on a recreational facility used by children in Gaza, and called for efforts to bring the attackers to justice.

The secretary-general voiced his condemnation in a statement issued by his spokesman Martin Nesirky.

A group of about 25 armed and masked men attacked and set fire to the facility on the beach in Nuseirat that was being used to host the Summer Games, run by the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).

No one was hurt in the incident, which follows a similar attack on May 23 when a group of 30 armed and masked men attacked and set fire to an UNRWA Summer Games facility that was under construction on the beach in Gaza City.

Source: Xinhua

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