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UN Confirms Recent Airstrikes Killed 14 Afghan Civilians

The United Nations warned Thursday the civilian casualty toll from airstrikes by pro-government forces in Afghanistan continues to rise. The latest such raids occurred this week in southern Helmand and eastern Kunar provinces, killing at least 14 Afghan civilians, said the U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). It noted that five women and seven children were among the victims.  UNAMA in its brief statement reiterated all "parties (to the conflict) must respect...

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