The Human Rights Commission said Wednesday that 21 civilians had been killed and two others wounded in four Taliban roadside mines’ explosions in the past 10 days in Kandahar’s Arghistan district.
The commission quoted residents of Kandahar’s Arghistan district as saying that the Taliban had planted mines in different parts of the district, which exploded two or three times a week, killing civilians.
AIHRC has called on the Taliban to adhere to international humanitarian law principles and prevent civilian casualties.
The commission also called on the Taliban to refrain from planting mines in residential areas that would cause civilian casualties without segregation.
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Wednesday 12 August 2020 15:42