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GCC Secretary General Strongly Denounces Bombing Mosque in Marib, Yemen

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Jeddah, March 18 (QNA) – Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani on Saturday strongly condemned a missile attack carried out yesterday against a mosque in Sirwah Directorate, in Marib Province, killing and wounding scores of innocent worshipers.

In a statement to Saudi Press agency (SPA), the GCC Secretary General stressed that this rocket attack is a heinous terrorist crime which is incompatible with the principles of Islamic (Sharia) law and international law, stressing that targeting places of worship and shedding the blood of innocent people are terrorist crimes and represent a dangerous escalation which cannot be justified or tolerated.

Dr. Al-Zayani stressed the GCC stand by the Yemeni government, calling upon the international community to condemn such heinous terrorist crimes. He expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and the Yemeni government and people, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured. (QNA)

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