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Taliban reject UN report on civilian casualties

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Feb 16, 2018 - 11:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): Taliban militants on Friday rejected a United Nations (UN) report that blamed the militants for 65 percent of civilian casualties in 2017. The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Thursday released its annual...
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3 civilians gunned down in Kandahar city

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Feb 05, 2018 - 18:50
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified armed men shot dead three people in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Monday, an official said. The incident took place in the limits of the 3rd police district in front of Popal market in Kandahar...
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More than 1,370 Afghan civilians killed in 8 months

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Jan 10, 2018 - 16:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 1,372 civilians lost their lives and 2,360 others sustained wounds in violent incidents during the last eight months of 2017 in Afghanistan, the Civilian Protection Advocacy Group (CPAG) said on Wednesday. Announcing CPAG...
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Haska Mena civilian casualties confirmed, probe urged

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Jan 02, 2018 - 20:15
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of Haska Mena district in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday demanded the government to investigate civilian casualties in Monday’s operation of security forces against Daesh rebels. According to local officials, as...
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Increasing civilian casualties worries AIHRC

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Oct 08, 2017 - 19:02
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) says the increasing civilian casualties in Afghanistan is “terrifying.”
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June proves deadliest for Afghan civilians in 15 years

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Jul 17, 2017 - 19:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): June proved to be the deadliest month for civilians in Afghanistan during the past 15 years as more than 1,000 people were either killed or wounded in violent incidents across the country, a group said on Monday.
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6 of a family injured in Farah artillery strike

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Jun 07, 2017 - 15:41
FARAH CITY/ SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): Six members of a family were wounded after their home was hit by an artillery strike blamed on the Afghan National Army in western Farah province.
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9 members of a family killed in Greshk operation

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Apr 02, 2017 - 16:10
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Nine members of a family have allegedly been killed during an operation in the Greshk district of southern Helmand province, but local officials reject the claim as baseless. Residents of Greshk said they tried to place the...
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Taliban mortar kills 5 civilians in Takhar

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Mar 30, 2017 - 18:25
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Five civilians were killed including women and children in a mortar strike blamed on the Taliban in Khwaja Bahauddin district of northeastern Takhar province, officials said on Thursday. Police official Mahfuzullah Akbari told...
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Helmand authorities confirm civilian deaths

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Feb 13, 2017 - 16:08
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The provincial government of southern Helmand province on Monday confirmed those killed and wounded in recent NATO airstrikes in the troubled Sangin district were civilians including women and children. At least 25 civilians,...
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MoD always tries to prevent civilian casualties: Waziri

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Feb 07, 2017 - 15:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Tuesday said it was shocked more than anyone else by civilian casualties, trying its best during operations to prevent collateral damage. A day earlier, the United Nations Assistance Mission in...
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Unidentified men kill 5 civilians in Sar-I-Pul

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Dec 12, 2016 - 14:26
SAR-I-PUL CITY (Pajhwok): At least five civilians have been killed and two others injured by unidentified armed men in Sancharak district of northern Sar-I-Pul province, an official said Monday. Provincial deputy police chief, Col. Enayatullah...
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Most civilian casualties in Logar blamed on Taliban

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Oct 31, 2016 - 18:02
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Civilian causalities resulting from Taliban attacks have increased in central Logar province, local officials said on Monday, a claim the militants rejected. Governor’s spokesman Saleem Saleh told Pajhwok Afghan News civilian...
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Civilian casualties: International groups asked to coordinate reports

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Aug 15, 2016 - 19:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): A meeting of the Joint Board on Prevention of Civilian Casualties on Monday asked local and international organizations to coordinate their reports about civilian casualties with Afghan security organs.
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EU seriously concerned about increasing Afghan civilian casualties

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Jul 25, 2016 - 16:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union (EU) on Monday said it was seriously concerned about the increasing civilian casualties in Afghanistan, particularly of children. At least 1,601 civilian have been killed and 3,565 others injured in the first half...
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Civilian casualties up by 17.6 percent last solar year: AIHRC

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Jul 16, 2016 - 21:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) on Saturday said nearly 3,129 civilians were killed in the conflict during last solar year, registering a 17.6 percent increase compared to the previous years. AIHRC chief...
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Civilian casualties on the rise in Helmand conflict: official

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Jun 05, 2016 - 23:53
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Civilian casualties have been on the rise in the latest conflict in southern Helmand province, a human rights official said on Sunday. Afghanistan Human Rights Commission head for Helmand Bilal Ahmad Sediqi told a press...
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3 children killed in ANA shelling in Herat’s Shindand

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May 03, 2016 - 19:33
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Three children were killed and a woman was among four others wounded after Afghan forces shelled suspected Taliban’s hideouts in the Shindand district of western Herat province, a tribal elder said on Tuesday.
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