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Foreign Secretary condemns terrorist attacks in Nigeria

Foreign Secretary William Hague appalled by large scale terrorist attacks in Kano.

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The Foreign Secretary, William Hague, said:

“I am shocked and appalled by the large scale terrorist attacks in Kano, Nigeria yesterday. The full horror of last night’s events is still unfolding, but we know that a great many people have died and many more have been injured. The nature of these attacks has sickened people around the world and I send my deepest condolences and sympathies to the families of those killed and to those injured.

“There is no place in today’s world for such barbaric acts and I condemn in the strongest possible terms those who carried them out. These events underline the importance of the international community standing together in the face of terrorism in all its forms.”

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Published 21 January 2012