Taliban Attacks Led To 133 Civilian Casualties In Past Week: NSC

The Office of the National Security Council (NSC) said that 46 civilians were killed and 93 wounded in Taliban attacks in the past week.

In their weekly statistics released on Saturday, the NSC tweeted that Taliban carried out 401 movements and attacks in the past week, across 23 provinces.

“The Taliban have been completely indifferent to the Afghan people and their commitments, inflicting heavy casualties,” the tweet said.

The province of Helmand saw the most civilian casualties with 10 killed and six wounded, followed by Badghis with four killed and Ghor with four killed and three wounded. Baghlan had 12 injured and Ghazni province has 10 injured.

The NSC has said that targeting civilians violates all human, religious, moral and military norms.

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