Afghan conflict leads to surge in women and children death toll

By Reuters | Sat, 8 Feb 2014 12:04 PM
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(Adds quotes from UN special representative in Kabul)

By Jessica Donati

KABUL, Feb 8 (Reuters) - War took an increasing toll on Afghanistan's civilians in 2013 as fighting intensified between the government and insurgents, the United Nations said in a report on Saturday, with total casualties rising 14 percent.

The gradual withdrawal of foreign troops has left Afghan government forces more ...

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