AGENCIES

  • The UN stated to be responsible to all parties to the conflict, both favorable to the Afghan government, the Taliban and insurgents in the lead.
  • The number of deaths in 2015 increased by 4% over the previous year. 14% of child victims and 34% more women were killed

the UN has estimated that at least 3,545 Afghan civilians have died and other 7457 have been wounded as a result of the war in the Central Asian country to throughout 2015, when it comes to the highest number of victims non-combatants since 2009 , the year in which the Afghan UN mission began collecting this data eight years after the start of the conflict.

These estimates represent a increase of 4% from the previous year, according to the report of UNAMA, which specifies an increase of 14% for child victims . In the case of women , the increase is greater. 34% of deaths more 2014

“The people of Afghanistan continues to suffer brutal and immoral attacks which are prohibited by international law “, has denounced the high Commissioner for Human Rights UN Zeid Raad Al Hussein. “It’s happening with almost total impunity ” lamented.

The Taliban caused 62% of all victims

wounded increased 9.1% compared to 6,833 the previous year. The increase in fighting and suicide attacks in and around the most populous and important cities areas were main cause of increased victims, according to the UN report.

the document UNAMA stated to be responsible to all parties to the conflict, both favorable to the Afghan government, the Taliban and insurgents in the lead with 62% the total number of victims.

government troops caused 17% of deaths divided by 14%, corresponding to state security forces , 2% foreign troops and 1% to armed groups loyal to the government.

the report urges the Government to stop using mortars, missiles and other indirect weapons and air strikes in populated areas.

Another 17% of civilians killed can not be attributed to a particular part, the report said.