Violence in Afghanistan increased 39%

Violence in Afghanistan increased 39%

Kandahar : Afghanistan | Sep 29, 2011 at 1:10 AM PDT
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The study states that the monthly average of violent events was between January and August 2011 to June 2108, July and August well above this figure-which translates into nearly 600 incidents per month."The south and southeast, particularly around Kandahar, continued to be the center of military activity and there were about two-thirds of security incidents," says the report.According to the UN, the number of multiple suicide bombings have also increased by 50% this year.According to the report, the Taliban were responsible for more than three quarters of 971 dead and 1411 injured civilians registered between June and August, a period in which the death toll rose 5% compared to 2010.

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Improvised bombs have made up one third of reported incidents of violence in Afghanistan this year
Improvised bombs have made up one third of reported incidents of violence in Afghanistan this year
saadkhan is based in Karāchi, Sind, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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