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    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the murder of a UN worker in western Pakistan and joined the world body's top refugee official in calling for the immediate release of another staff member apparently abducted in the same attack. Unidentified gunmen attacked the vehicle used by Syed Hashim and John Solecki, who both worked for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), as they drove to the agency's office in the city of Quetta. Hashim, who was driving the vehicle and had worked for UNHCR for some 18 years, was shot and later died, while Solecki was apparently snatched from the car.

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