UN Envoy in Somalia Condemns Attack on Doctors Outside Mogadishu

Country relies on good will of NGOs for health services, he says


The top United Nations envoy in Somalia has strongly condemned the killing of six people during an attack on a medical convoy outside Mogadishu today.

"Somalia, still struggling to build up its health services, relies on the goodwill of NGOs [non-governmental organizations] and medical personnel who work in incredibly difficult conditions to save Somali lives," said the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, in a statement.