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UN says 2018 deadliest year for civilians in Afghanistan

Afghan security forces inspect the site of an explosion in Jalalabad City, Afghanistan, on July 10, 2018. (Photo by Reuters)

Amin Alemi
Press TV, Kabul

United Nations (UN) figures show that the number of civilian deaths in Afghanistan’s long-running conflict hit a record high of 1,692 fatalities in the first six months of 2018.

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