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More Afghan children fall victim to unexploded war remnants: UNICEF

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Fidel Rahmati
Fidel Rahmati
Fidai Rahmati is the editor and content writer for Khaama Press. You may follow him at Twitter @FidelRahmati

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is concerned about the harm caused to many children by unexploded war remnants in Afghanistan. This surpasses other groups regarding victims, as said in a statement.

On Thursday, the organization said on social media X that 85% of the victims affected by unexploded ordnance are children.

This alarming statistic highlights these remnants’ disproportionate impact on the younger population, shedding light on a profoundly concerning issue in Afghanistan.

UNICEF highlights urgent collective action for Afghan children’s safety amid unexploded remnants, stressing coordinated clearing and support to avert more tragedies.

UNICEF underscores Afghanistan’s severe weapon contamination. With EU collaboration, it aims to educate Afghan children about explosives, fostering awareness and prevention.

Recent reports from international organizations In the past year alone, 640 Afghan children fell victim to landmine explosions and unexploded ordnance, facing injuries and deaths.

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