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More than 500 civilians die in Afghan violence in first quarter: U.N.

Reuters Monday, 27 April 2020
More than 500 civilians were killed in Afghanistan in the first three months of the year as violence raged even after an agreement between the United States and the Taliban on withdrawing foreign forces, the United Nations said on Monday.
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