UN: 100,000 Civilian Casualties in Afghan Since 2009

    26 December, 2019

    The United Nations says the war in Afghanistan has resulted in more than 100,000 civilian casualties in the past ten years.

    The international body is asking all sides to take steps to end the 18-year conflict.

    Afghan security forces inspect the site of an attack in a U.S. military air base in Bagram, north of Kabul, Afghanistan December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail