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Casablanca bombings fuel calls for global fight on terror

UN Secretary General Kofi Annan called for an international campaign to stamp out terrorism as governments already on high alert condemned suicide bombings just days apart in Morocco and Saudi Arabia. “The secretary general especially condemns the deliberate targeting of civilians,” UN spokesman Fred Eckhard said after 41 people were killed and scores more wounded in a string of attacks late Friday in Casablanca. The attacks have not yet been attributed to any group, but Eckhard added: “The callous fanaticism and intolerance of these acts is repugnant to all religions and to the great majority of humanity.” Analysts have warned of the risk of more carnage to come after 28 late-night revellers and 13 suicide bombers died in Casablanca, just days after a triple suicide bombing blamed on al-Qaeda killed 34 people in Saudi Arabia. Full Story

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