Between 2007 and 2010 6982 civilians have been killed in Afghanistan – many of whom were children.
Anti-govenment forces killed 4189
Pro-govenment forces killed 2283
‘Other’ killed 510
we are still counting…
“even as the number of child causalities has soared by 55%, strict rules on the use of airpower by Nato troops has led to a 30% drop in the number of deaths and injuries caused by foreign forces in the first six months of this year, compared to the same period in 2009…” phew, well that’s okay then!