UN: More Than 10,000 Civilians Killed or Wounded in Afghanistan in 2017
(VOA): The United Nations says more than 10,000 civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan last year, many of them as a result of suicide bombings and attacks. The U.N. report says the number of casualties dropped by 9 percent compared with 2016, but it could increase again this year as the government and international forces step up aerial attacks against insurgents. VOA's Zlatica Hoke has more.
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Published Date: Sunday, February 18th, 2018 | 09:45 AM
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