STL president expresses condolences to victims of bombings in Burj El Barajneh

November 13, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) In a press release by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), its said: “The President of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Judge Ivana Hrdlikov, sent today messages of condolences to the Lebanese Prime Minister Tamam Salam and Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri for the two explosions that hit the area of Burj El Barajneh and took the lives of 43 innocent civilians, wounding 239 others.”

“I was saddened to learn of the tragic loss of life in Beirut. On behalf of the STL, principals and staff members, I extend our profound sympathy to the people of Lebanon. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those killed and we wish a swift and full recovery to the many innocent victims who were injured”, said Judge Hrdlikov.

The flag of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon is at half-mast today.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY