Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General - on deadly artillery shelling in Iraq
21 July 2022
The Secretary-General condemns the deadly artillery shelling yesterday in the Zakho district of Dohuk Governorate, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, that reportedly killed eight civilians and injured 23 others.
The Secretary-General calls for a prompt and thorough investigation into the incident to determine the circumstances surrounding the attack and to ensure accountability.
The Secretary-General expresses his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wishes the injured a speedy recovery.
Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General