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Over 2,550 people killed, injured in Afghanistan last month

Over 2,550 people killed, injured in Afghanistan last month

Nov 03, 2018 - 20:36

KABUL (Pajhwok): Violence in Afghanistan killed and injured 2,552 people in October with 91 percent spike in attacks compared to September and two percent decline in casualties.

According to the available statistics, in September, 13 people were killed and injured in each attacks on average level while in October seven people were killed and injured in every attacks.

According to Pajhwok report, 374 attacks took place in October in different parts of the country while 196 attacks took place in September.

Pajhwok reports based on different sources showed 1,398 people were killed and 1,154 injured in 31 out of 34 provinces of the country.

Of every eight people four suffered casualties in face to face, one in airstrike, and Election Day attacks and the remaining suffered casualties in suicide, targeted attacks and aircraft crash.

Over half of the attacks accounted for 197 casualties took place in different provinces of the country and out of the remaining half attacks, 23 took place in Faryab, 10 in Nangarhar, 12 in Helmand and the remaining 132 in 28 provinces of the country.

There was no report of violence from Kapisa, Panjsher and Bamyan provinces.


Pajhwok reports showed, 1,398 people were killed and 1,154 others injured in these attacks last month, But Pajhwok could not compile specific casualty figures because different sources provided different versions.

According to the Civilian Protection Advocacy Group (CPAG) a total of 823 people had suffered casualties in all security incidents during October and most of the human losses caused in eastern Nangarhar province where 61 civilians were killed and 67 others wounded.

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