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New Report Shows Devastating Toll of Afghan War on Children as Deadly Attacks Continue

HeadlineNov 23, 2020

In Afghanistan, U.N. data shows over 26,000 children were killed or injured from 2005 to 2019. The figures were published in a new report by Save the Children, which warns Afghanistan is among the most dangerous countries in the world for children as a result of the ongoing war between the U.S.-backed Afghan government and the Taliban.

This comes as at least eight people were killed following a rocket attack in Kabul Saturday. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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