During the first half of 2021, some 1,659 civilians were killed and another 3,254 wounded – a 47 percent increase compared with the same period last year, a UNAMA report said.
Recent data shows the war in Yemen has created a catastrophe for children at the hands of the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis.
In a military operation on April 1, Indian armed forces killed 13 rebels and four civilians in south Kashmir and injured over 100 unarmed protesters. We visit the families of victims.
The UN says more than 2,500 civilians have been killed this year in Afghanistan. The government, Taliban and Daesh are battling for control of the country, and international support doesn't seem to be helping.
London-based monitor Airwars estimates that tens of thousands of civilians have been killed by internationally-backed forces since August 2014 in both Iraq & Syria.
More than 5,000 civilians casualties recorded in insurgent attacks in Afghanistan in first half of 2017, with at least 1,662 civilians killed and 3,581 wounded.
Civil defence officials and residents say civilians were killed by coalition air strikes.
A rescuer at the scene accused the regime of targeting civilians in an attack in the opposition-held Harasta city, a northeastern suburb of the capital Damascus.
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