On average, 170,000 children are victimized of terror and violence every year
Reporter: Qudratullah Lashkari
Due to the crisis in 10 countries, between 2013 and 2017, 870,000 children under the age of 5 years old have died, Afghanistan is also on the list. According to UNICEF’s reports over the past four years, the number of child deaths has increased dramatically as a result of increased violence in Afghanistan and 9 other countries in the world.
The report was issued before the Munich Security Summit, at which the world leaders discussed global security around the globe. UNICEF reported that Afghanistan, Yemen, South Sudan, the Republic of Africa, Congo, Syria, Iraq, Mali, Nigeria, and Somalia are among the countries that suffered more child casualties from 2013-2017, according to a report released by UNICEF. This report is published in a time that violence continues in Afghanistan and in 9 other countries that include in this list every day, its citizens are being sacrificed.