The United Nations report that in 2017, more than 10,000 Afghan civilians were killed or wounded in the war.
The overall civilian toll fell by 9 percent compared to 2016, but the number of deaths from airstrikes saw a significant jump. A resurgent Taliban and "Islamic State" militants inflicted a bulk of the casualties.
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2010-08-10 The United Nations releases a report highlighting the deaths of civilians in Afghanistan. Context: Afghanistan, UN, War in Afghanistan
2019-01-1 The Taliban kills 27 members of the Afghan National Security Forces in a series of coordinated attacks in northern Afghanistan after refusing to discuss peace in the region with government officials. Context: Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan
2018-11-3 An Afghan commando in Kabul kills Major Brent Taylor of the Utah National Guard, who was also the mayor of North Ogden, Utah. Context: Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan
2018-10-18 Afghan general and Kandahar police chief Abdul Raziq Achakzai is assassinated by one of his bodyguards during a high-level meeting inside the governor's compound with U.S. general Austin S. Miller. Gen. Miller escaped unharmed according to officials while the governor was critically injured. The Taliban claims responsibility. Context: Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan
2018-10-13 A motorcycle rigged with explosives is detonated at an election rally in northeastern Afghanistan, killing at least 14 people, including civilians and security forces. Context: Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan