Nearly 4000 Afghan civilians killed in 2014

At a Kabul press conference on 18 February, senior UN officials discussed the latest UN report on conflict-related civilian deaths and injuries. Photos: Fardin Waezi / UNAMA

A 22 per cent rise in conflict-related deaths and injuries of Afghan civilians in 2014, has been reported by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).

Nearly 4000 people died during the year.

On Wednesday, UNAMA released its annual briefing on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, prepared in coordination with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Afghanistan has been working to restore stability after years of internal conflict.

Hamed Haleemi has more details from Kabul.

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