03 august 2021

UN raises alarm over surging civilian casualties in Afghanistan Related news


KABUL, Afghanistan Afghan civilians are bearing the brunt of fighting that has spread to the cities in the war-ravaged country, the UN said on Tuesday In the wake of mounting Taliban assaults on the southern cities of Kandahar and Lashkargah, as well as western Herat, Afghan health authorities said at least 40 civilians were killed and nearly 200 others wounded over the past couple of days. "Taliban ground offensive & ANA (Afghan National Army) airstrikes causing the most harm. Deep concerns [...]