Tag: Civilians

More than 300 civilians killed in Mosul in a month, says UN

More than 300 civilians have been killed by US-led air strikes, ISIS bombs and snipers, shelling and fighting in the advance on western Mosul, the UN has said. The deadliest single incident reported so far was in the al-Jadida district, where up to 240 civilians were killed in suspected bombing by US-led coalition,[Read More…]

Afghanistan: 11 members of a family killed in Grenade attack

Eleven members of an Afghan family, including women and children, were killed in a grenade attack on their home in Laghman province on Sunday, officials said. “Eleven people were martyred after two grenades were thrown at their house by unknown gunmen in Laghman’s Baad Pakh district,” the local governor’s spokesman[Read More…]

Afghan civilian casualty toll rises steeply reports UN

The toll of civilian casualties in Afghanistan in 2016 has increased horrifically said the UN on Monday. More than 11,500 non-combatants — one third of them children — killed or wounded. The leading cause of casualty would be the constant fighting between Afghan security forces and militants, especially in populated[Read More…]

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