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Record number of Afghan civilians killed in first half of 2018

5895b9127c867b7951992f8dc0fa200a - Record number of Afghan civilians killed in first half of 2018

In the first half of this year in Afghanistan, despite a three-day ceasefire in June, never so many civilians died.

With the UN for ten years, the balance of the number of civilians killed in the conflict. According to figures for 2018 came in the first half of the year already 1.692 citizens.

Half of the deaths attributed to the islamist terreurbeweging, 40 percent to the taliban. Manua, the UN mission in Afghanistan, reports that in the first half of the year also 3.430 Afghans were injured in the violence in the country.

Suicide attacks

Most of the deaths in the capital Kabul and the eastern Nangarhar province. Most of the dead and injured in suicide attacks and violence after the occupation of the building or place. The dead and wounded who fell in real land battles, coming in second place, followed by victims of the aerial bombardment. They are in the first half of this year, with 52 percent, to 149 deaths and 204 wounded.

The truce, which coincided with the end of ramadan, the taliban and the government forces part. IS went during those three days, continue with the perpetration of attacks.

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