Press Releases

    SG/SM/8646
    25 March 2003

    SECRETARY-GENERAL CONDEMNS
    MASSACRE OF 24 KASHMIRI HINDUS

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

    The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest possible terms as a cowardly act of terrorism yesterday’s massacre of 24 Kashmiri Hindus, including women and children, that took place near the town of Shopian in Kashmir. He sends his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families.

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