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Afghan Civilians Suffer Fewer Casualties, But Still Struggling

Posted August 8th, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.N. report says civilian casualties in Afghanistan’s conflict declined during the first half of this year, but another study shows Afghans believe their lives have not improved, with many saying they are struggling or suffering. The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, or UNAMA, said Wednesday it documented 3,099 civilian casualties from January to […]

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Afghan Officials Say NATO Kills 6 Civilians as War Casualties Rise

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say six civilians have been killed during a NATO operation in eastern Afghanistan, as the United Nations reported that the number of Afghans killed in the war is up 15 percent this year compared to last. Hundreds of residents demonstrated Thursday in the city of Khost, where local officials said six civilians, including […]

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Afghan Officials Say NATO Kills 6 Civilians as War Casualties Rise

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say six civilians have been killed during a NATO operation in eastern Afghanistan, as the United Nations reported that the number of Afghans killed in the war is up 15 percent this year compared to last. Hundreds of residents demonstrated Thursday in the city of Khost, where local officials said six civilians, including […]

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Afghan Officials Say NATO Kills 6 Civilians

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 7:20 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in eastern Afghanistan say NATO troops have killed six people during an operation, while the United Nations released a report saying the number of civilians killed during the war this year is higher than at this time in 2010. Residents demonstrated Thursday in the city of Khost, where local officials said the six civilians […]

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Afghan Civilian War Deaths Up 15 Percent Over 2010

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations says the number of civilians killed in the war in Afghanistan in the first half of this year rose 15 percent over the same period a year ago. The U.N. mission in Afghanistan said Thursday more than 1,400 civilians had been killed, and attributed the deaths to increased ground fighting, roadside bombs, […]

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