Relatives surround the body of a ten-year-old Afghan girl who was killed by a roadside bomb explosion on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

Afghan Civilian Casualties Rise As NATO Pulls Out

The number of civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan rose 14 percent last year, the UN said Saturday, as NATO troops draw down after more than a decade of war. A total of 8,615 civilian casualties were recorded in 2013, with 2,959 killed and 5,656 wounded, according to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan’s […]