Children make up 85% of unexploded ordnance casualties in Afghanistan


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(Kabul Now) In a post on X on Wednesday, UNICEF stated that in collaboration with the European Union, the organization teaches children to recognize and avoid unexploded ordinances.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) reported in July that at least 640 children were killed or injured in 541 incidents involving explosive remnants of war and landmine explosions in Afghanistan between January 2022 and June 2023.

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Published: Friday, August 25, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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