The Afghan Human Rights Commission (AHRC) said on Monday that at least 79 civilians have been killed and injured in 12 separate incidents in Farah, Parwan, Nangarhar, and Kandahar provinces in the past week.

Afghanistan Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) said Monday that at least 79 civilians were killed and wounded in 12 during separate incidents.

According to AIHRC the civilians were killed and injured in Farah, Parwan, Nangarhar and Kandahar provinces.

AIHRC further elaborated that at least 39 civilians were killed and more than 40 people were injured during the battles across Afghanistan.

According to the Watchdog among the killed are four women and eight children, the commission also added 17 children and four women are also among the injured.

AIHRC blamed the Taliban and unidentified militants for causing the casualties, and that IEDs, roadside bombs, armed attacks are the main causes for the casualties.

The human rights commission reiterated its urge for ceasefire and disputes to be resolved through talks and negotiations aimed at justified and prolonged peace.

AIHRC stressed war leads to further deaths and destruction and includes no conqueror.

This comes as the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission’s annual report indicated that over 8,500 civilians were killed and injured due to war and violence since 2020 and that including 3,000 civilians killed and over 5,000 people are injured because of war.

Based on the report, civilian casualties in Afghanistan have decreased by 21 percent compared to 2019.

Taliban have not yet commented for being blamed in causing civilians casualties.


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