OIC chief condemns brutal massacre of youth in Camasance, Senegal | Pakistan News Digest

OIC chief condemns brutal massacre of youth in Camasance, Senegal

Jeddah (UNA-OIC) - Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen strongly condemned the massacre of 13 young Senegalese and the maiming of several others, which took place on Saturday in the Bayotte forest in the troubled southern region of Casamance.

Dr. Al-Othaimeen described the cowardly attack as an act of sheer barbarity carried out by gunmen against defenseless civilians, and called on the authorities to track down the assailants and bring them to justice.

The secretary general offered his condolences to the families of the victims as well as to the government and people of Senegal over the tragedy and reiterated the principled position of the OIC against the use of violence for any cause whatsoever.

Source: Interantional Islamic News Agency

   

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