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’79 Taliban fighters, 15 soldiers killed in last 2 weeks’

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Mar 22, 2020 - 18:45
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Local officials say 79 Taliban militants and 15 Afghan security personnel have been killed during the last two weeks in southern Helmand province. Helmand governor, Mohammad Yasin Khan, talking to a press conference in...
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Civilian casualties confirmed in Badghis, Farah airstrikes

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Feb 10, 2020 - 18:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) on Monday confirmed civilian casualties in airstrikes in Badghis and Farah provinces, asking security and judiciary organs for a comprehensive investigation into the...
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5 businessmen killed in Farah airstrike

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Feb 09, 2020 - 13:48
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Five businesspeople, travelling to a port in western Farah province, have been killed in an airstrike, officials said Sunday. Local officials said the businessmen, residents of Farah City, were killed while travelling to the...
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US forces apologise for civilian deaths in Kunduz

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Feb 09, 2020 - 11:54
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): US forces have apologised for an airstrike that killed five members of a family in northeastern Kunduz province. The airstrike was carried out in Dasht-i-Archi district on January 30. The victims belonged to the Mamakhel area...
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Civilian casualties’ claim in Shindand being probed: MoD

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Jan 09, 2020 - 18:23
کابل، هرات (پژواک، ١٩ جدى ٩٨): وزارت دفاع ملی گوید که تلفات ملکى در حمله هوایی در ولسوالى شيندند هرات، بررسى مى شود.
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Ghani orders probe into civilian casualties in Paktia

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Aug 15, 2019 - 18:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): National Security Council (NSC) on Thursday said President Ashraf Ghani has ordered an investigation about civilian casualties caused during an operation in Zurmat district of southeastern Paktia province. On the second day of Eid...
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Taliban partially reject UN civilian casualties report

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Jul 30, 2019 - 18:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban partially rejected a UNAMA’s report on civilian casualties during the first half of current year in Afghanistan . In a report on Tuesday, UNAMA said more civilians were killed by Afghan and foreign forces than by Taliban...
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Children, women bear brunt of violence in Ramadan

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Jun 02, 2019 - 14:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): Figures from Civilian Protection Advocacy Group (CPAG) reveal civilian casualties have again surged in 23 provinces of the country. Civilian fatalities almost doubled in May, coinciding with the holy month of Ramadan , compared to...
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3 brothers among 6 civilians killed in Ghazni drone strike

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May 13, 2019 - 15:35
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A dozen Taliban insurgents and half a dozen civilians, including three brothers, have been killed in a drone strike in Andar district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Monday. A government official, who wished...
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AIHRC urges unconditional ceasefire to protect innocent lives

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Apr 25, 2019 - 18:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) on Thursday demanded ceasefire between the warring parties without any conditions for what it called prevention of innocent lives of Afghan people and end to the conflicts...
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Khalilzad says distressed by civilian casualties’ reports

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Apr 25, 2019 - 18:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): US special representative for reconciliation in Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad on Thursday said they were distressed by reports of civilian casualties in the war-torn country. In a series of tweets, Khalilzad said each casualty was an...
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Despite Ghani’s orders, civilian casualties persist

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Apr 02, 2019 - 09:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 484 civilians have suffered casualties -- 184 martyred and 300 others wounded -- n 18 provinces of the country in March, the Civilian Protection Advocacy Group (CPAG) said on Tuesday.
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3 civilians among 6 killed in Nangarhar operation

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Mar 18, 2019 - 16:02
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three civilians and as many Taliban fighters including a commander have been killed during an operation of National Directorate of Security ( NDS ) forces in Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Monday...
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30 security forces killed and wounded in Faryab assault

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Mar 01, 2019 - 16:38
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban militants killed at least 15 security forces and injured as many more after attacking security posts overnight in the Qaisar district of northern Faryab province, the district chief said on Friday. The Qaisar district...
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Floods, avalanches kill 75 people since January

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Feb 27, 2019 - 19:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): Seventy-five people lost their lives and another 46 were injured in floods and snow avalanches across the country since January, the State Ministry for Natural Disaster Management said on Wednesday.
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2018 casualties indicate 7 percent surge

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Jan 03, 2019 - 10:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 16,000 people were killed and 11,000 others wounded in 2,400 attacks in 2018, suggesting a seven percent surge in casualties over the previous year.
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6 civilians killed in Logar airstrike, Provincial council climes

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Dec 17, 2018 - 14:48
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): At least six civilians have been killed in an Afghan forces airstrike in central Logar province, while the government officials claim those killed were militants. Logar provincial council deputy head, Abdul Wali Wakil, told...
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Afghan attacks down 62pc, casualties 11pc in November

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Dec 02, 2018 - 15:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): November saw around 1,982 people suffering casualties in Afghanistan 11 percent down compared to October’s casualties, with attacks reducing by 62 percent, a Pajhwok tally shows.
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Civilians' casualties decline in November: CPAG

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Dec 02, 2018 - 11:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): A report from the Civilian Protection Advocacy Group (CPAG) shows decline in civilian casualties during the month of November. CPAG collected civilians’ casualty figures on monthly basis and use that statistics to press conflicting...
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32 killed, half of them civilians, in Helmand airstrike

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Nov 28, 2018 - 15:25
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Sixteen civilians and as many Taliban insurgents have been killed in airstrikes by foreign forces in the Garamsir district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Wednesday. The airstrikes were carried out in Zanziri...
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