Number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan exceeds 10,000 for the sixth year in a row

More than 10,000 civilians in Afghanistan were killed and injured last year, according to a new United Nations report that details record-high levels of civilian harm in the ongoing conflict. The report, entitled Afghanistan Annual Report on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict: 2019, documents 3,403 civilians killed and 6,989 injured – with the majority … Continue reading Number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan exceeds 10,000 for the sixth year in a row