UN urges parties to prioritize protection of civilians and start talks

The first half of 2020 witnessed fluctuating levels of violence impacting civilians in Afghanistan, with the United Nations documenting 3,458 civilian casualties (1,282 killed and 2,176 injured), according to a new report released today. While the civilian casualty figures represent Read More …

Afghanistan: Civilian casualties exceed 10,000 for sixth straight year

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. “Almost no civilian in Afghanistan has escaped being personally affected Read More …

UN reports reduction in civilian casualties in Afghanistan in first quarter of 2019

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan has reported a 23 percent reduction in civilian casualties during the first quarter of 2019, citing a reduction in suicide attacks and harsh winter conditions as the likely causes of reduced civilian casualties. Read More …

4 Taliban militants killed, 2 wounded in a premature IED blast in Faryab

At least four Taliban militants were killed and two others were wounded in a premature explosion triggered by an Improvised Explosive Device in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in Read More …

Afghan Civilians Continue To Be Killed In Record High Numbers – UN Report

The figures released today by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) show continuing high casualty rates being inflicted on the Afghan civilian population, especially by anti-government elements. Covering the period 1 January to 30 September 2018, the new Read More …