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The Afghanistan war killed more than 1,200 civilians in 2020 despite peace agreements

July 27, 2020

The war in Afghanistan killed and injured more than 1,200 civilians in the first six months of 2020, injuring more than 2,100, despite the peace agreement signed by the Taliban and the United States in Doha, Qatar on February 29), the said United Nations Aid Mission to Central Asia (UNAMA).

The report shows that the peace agreement has not led to a significant reduction in the number of civilian casualties caused by the conflict, and notes that the war killed 1,282 civilians and injured 2,176 in the first six months of 2020.

The number of civilian casualties in 2019 is 13 percent below the balance of the same period. However, the report shows that the number of civilian casualties caused by the Taliban and Afghan security forces has not decreased.

The Afghanistan war killed more than 1,200 civilians in 2020 despite peace agreementsThe Afghanistan war killed more than 1,200 civilians in 2020 despite peace agreements

The main reason for the decline in civilian casualties is the reduction in the operations of the international armed forces and the attacks on the province of Jorasán, the Afghan daughter of the Islamic State.

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