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ISAF Joint Command – Afghanistan
2010-11-S-337
3971, 3972

KABUL, Afghanistan (Nov. 26) – Three Afghan civilians were killed and one seriously wounded in two separate improvised explosive device blasts in Kandahar province today.

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Xinhua
Nov. 4, 2010
KABUL

Conflicts and militancy had claimed the lives of 229 civilians in the militancy-plagued Afghanistan in October, spokesman for Interior Ministry Zamari Bashari said on Thursday.

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Xinhua
Oct. 23, 2010
KABUL

Two Afghan civilians were killed on Saturday as Taliban militants attacked a NATO-led force patrol in Afghanistan’s Wardak province, 40 Km west of Afghan capital Kabul, the military alliance said.
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RTT News
10/20/2010 11:47 PM ET

A roadside bomb ripped through a vehicle carrying a wedding party in western Afghanistan, killing 10 persons, mostly women and children, besides injuring four others, the police chief of the western Herat province said Wednesday.

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By: Peter Beaumont
The Guardian

Wednesday 13 October 2010 11.05 BST

The number of Afghan civilians hospitalised for serious war wounds has doubled in 12 months in Kandahar, the focus of an ongoing US-led campaign against Taliban strongholds. In August and September, Mirwais regional hospital in the country’s second biggest city admitted almost 1,000 new patients with weapons injuries, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross.

The total for the same period of 2009 was 500.

The Red Cross reported a “drastic increase” in the number of amputations from war injuries, reflecting the nature of the violence.

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