The number of child casualties attributed to airstrikes …

“”” (…) The number of child casualties attributed to airstrikes conducted by pro Government forces, including the Afghan National Security Forces and the International Military Forces, doubled compared with the last reporting period, with 110 children killed and 68 injured in 2011.(…) Furthermore, 431 child casualties were caused by mines and explosive remnants of war from previous decades of conflict. The eastern region was the most affected and the majority of casualties were boys between the ages of 8 and 15 years.(…) “””            [ more here – click on link]

Dead afghan children

About these ads

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: