WORLD

[Graphic News] Civilian deaths in Afghan war hit record in 2018

By Nam Kyung-don
  • Published : Mar 4, 2019 - 17:46
  • Updated : Mar 4, 2019 - 17:46





More civilians were killed in the war in Afghanistan in 2018 than during any other year on record, after nearly two decades of fighting, according to a UN report recently released.

Civilian deaths jumped by 11 percent from 2017 with 3,804 people killed and another 7,189 wounded, according to the UN figures, as suicide attacks and bombings wreaked havoc across the war-torn country.