28 women & children killed in Afghanistan airstrikes this week – UN

 

Twenty-eight civilians have been killed in airstrikes in Afghanistan this week, with the latest strike killing 13 people, according to the United Nations Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). All of the victims were women and children.

The most recent airstrikes took place in the Pul-e-Alam district of eastern Logar province on Wednesday, killing 13 civilians and injuring 12 others, according to the UNAMA's preliminary findings.

More than 173,000 civilians in Afghanistan and Pakistan have been killed since the beginning of the US invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, according to the Costs of War Project run by Brown University's Watson Institute.

 

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