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Afghan civilian casualties rise 15 pct: UN report

Other News Materials 14 July 2011 11:14
Afghan civilian casualties rose by 15 percent in the first half of 2011, the United Nations said in mid-year report released here on Thursday.
Afghan civilian casualties rise 15 pct: UN report

Afghan civilian casualties rose by 15 percent in the first half of 2011, the United Nations said in mid-year report released here on Thursday, Xinhua reported.

"UNAMA (United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan) documented 1,462 civilian deaths in the first six months of 2011, an increase of 15 percent over the same period in 2010,"asserted the report.

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