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More than 8,000 civilian casualties in Afghanistan in first nine months of 2018: UN

In a report released earlier this month, the United Nations said that at least 8,050 Afghan civilians were wounded or killed in the first nine months of 2018, Reuters reported. The same period in 2017 saw 8,084 casualties. According to the report from the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), in 2018, deaths increased by…

Deaths of reporters in Afghanistan hit record numbers

The number of journalists and media workers who have been killed in Afghanistan in 2018 is 14, AFP reported on September 21, saying that this makes “the country the deadliest in the world for the media.” 13 of these were journalists, which is “the highest number killed in Afghanistan in a single year” since the…

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