At the very least 15 civilians had been killed and over 120 different suffered accidents in clashes between Taliban terrorists and Afghan safety forces within the final three days within the Afghan cities of Lashkargah and Kandahar, the United Nations mentioned on Tuesday.
In a sequence of tweets, the United Nations Help Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) mentioned that the Taliban floor offensive and the Afghan Nationwide Military (ANA) are inflicting probably the most “hurt”. It mentioned hundreds of civilians have been displaced.
“Civilians are bearing the brunt as combating enters #Afghanistan”s cities. At the very least 10 civilians had been killed, 85 wounded in Lashkargah and not less than 5 killed, 42 wounded in Kandahar in final 3 days alone. Hundreds displaced. Seemingly many extra. Inhabitants dwelling in worry,” the UNAMA tweeted.
Civilians are bearing the brunt as combating enters #Afghanistan‘s cities. At the very least 10 civilians killed, 85 wounded in #Lashkagah & not less than 5 killed, 42 wounded in #Kandahar in final 3 days alone. Hundreds displaced. Seemingly many extra. Inhabitants dwelling in worry. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/wps8KPyLQc
— UNAMA Information (@UNAMAnews) August 3, 2021
The UN mission has urged events concerned within the clashes to “do extra to guard civilians”.
“Taliban floor offensive & ANA airstrikes inflicting most hurt. Deep considerations about indiscriminate taking pictures, & injury to/occupation of well being amenities and civilian properties. Events should do extra to guard civilians or affect shall be catastrophic,” the tweet additional learn.
Heavy clashes are happening between Afghanistan forces and the Taliban in a number of Afghan cities. Aghan forces battled the Taliban in Lashkargah because the combating intensified within the metropolis in southern Helmand province and the frontline was in District 1 the place the US carried out an airstrike on Monday morning.
Over the previous few weeks, the Taliban have captured a number of districts in Afghanistan together with Takhar, the nation’s northeastern province.
Nationwide, the Taliban controls 223 districts, with 116 contested and the federal government holding 68, in accordance with the Lengthy Conflict Journal, whose calculations tally with CNN”s estimates. It says 17 of 34 provincial capitals are immediately threatened by the Taliban.
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