AIHRC Calls on Involved Parties in Afghanistan War to Stop Violence, Return to Peace Negotiations Table

Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) has called on the parties involved in Afghanistan war to end violence as soon as possible and return to the peace negotiatings table.

A statement issued by AIHRC on Thursday stated that in the past eight days, 15 separate incidents have taken place in Helmand, Herat, Faryab, Kunduz, Nangarhar, Balkh, Kabul, Daikundi and Ghor.

According to the statement, twelve civilians, including five children, were killed and 24 others, including three children, were injured.

“These individuals were killed and wounded as the result of mortar shelling, car bombings, clashes between the Taliban and government forces, armed attacks, roadside bombings, direct Taliban attacks, police shootings, and magnetic explosions,” the statement reads.

Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission has called on the authorities to ensure that the prepatrators will be brought to justice by publishing their findings on identifying the perpetrators of targeted killings and prosecute them.

The commission also called on the Taliban to refrain from attacking civilians and using roadside and magnetic mines.

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