U.S., Taliban Start Weeklong Partial Truce in Effort to End Afghan War

KABUL—As the U.S. and the Afghan Taliban begun Saturday a seven-day partial truce in advance

KABUL—As the U.S. and the Afghan Taliban begun Saturday a seven-day partial truce in advance of a probable peace deal to conclude much more than eighteen yrs of war, the United Nations supplied proof of the conflict’s huge toll on civilians.

A lot more than 10,000 civilians were killed and hurt from preventing in Afghanistan for the sixth straight yr in 2019, the U.N. explained in a report. The selection of civilian casualties has now surpassed 100,000 immediately after much more than a 10 years of the U.N. documenting the war’s affect on civilians, it explained.