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Utopia Talk / Politics / The US – killer of civilians
Paramount
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Wed Apr 24 03:00:33
The US kills more civilians in Afghanistan than insurgents/IS/al-Qaida do.




Overall civilian casualties fell to 1,773 in the January to March period, a 23 percent drop from the same period a year earlier, the latest report from the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said. That was made up of 581 killed and 1,192 wounded.

At the same time, the report pointed to the large number of casualties caused by U.S. and Afghan government air strikes, which killed 145 people and made up the largest single cause of civilian deaths during the period. It said 140 of those came from U.S. air strikes.

With overall casualties caused by militant groups down by more than a third over the period, for the first time since the UN began compiling records more than a decade ago, pro-government forces caused more deaths.

“A shocking number of civilians continue to be killed and maimed each day,” Tadamichi Yamamoto, the top UN official in Afghanistan, said in a statement calling on all sides to do more to protect civilians.


http://www...istan-casualties-idUSKCN1S00CD
Average Ameriacn
Member
Wed Apr 24 04:45:01
Read again.
Paramount
Member
Wed Apr 24 06:09:27
More civilians now killed by US, Afghan forces than by insurgents: UN

Afghan civilians are for the first time being killed in greater numbers by US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgent groups, a UN report released Wednesday revealed.

http://afp...than-by-insurgents-un/a/K3rklX
Sam Adams
Member
Wed Apr 24 09:39:39
Lol thats funny
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