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Daily 8AM (Translated by RAWA), January 1, 2022

UNICEF: Children killed in Afghanistan make up 27% of child deaths worldwide

UNICEF notes that Afghanistan, for example, has had the highest number of child deaths since 2005.

The United Nations says children are more likely to be abused in Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria and northern Ethiopia.

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday released statistics on child violence around the world, particularly in Asia, saying that in 28,500 incidents, 27 percent of the world's child casualties were recorded in Afghanistan.

US drone attack kills 10 members of a family in Kabul
Aug.29,2021-Kabul: US drone attack kills 10 members of a family most of them children.

The agency adds that children have been killed in armed conflict, violence and devastating insecurity in 2021.

In its latest figures, UNICEF notes that Afghanistan, for example, has had the highest number of child deaths since 2005.

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) says every effort must be made to protect children around the world, especially in Afghanistan.

Women and children have suffered the most casualties among civilians in the wake of recent developments and the intense fighting in Afghanistan.

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