The Silent Victims of a Forgotten War: warwounded_afghanistan03

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -APRIL 9, 2016:  Razia Noorizada Didar ,30, was one of the seriously wounded victims that worked with Tolo for a decade. Razia has a lost sight in her left eye, and has several fractured bones, her face is scarred from burns and shrapnel. She says her life is shattered and she wants to leave Afghanistan. The employees had finished a day’s work at Tolo TV, one of Afghanistan’s largest entertainment channels, when they boarded a company bus in Kabul that was rammed by a car driven by a Taliban suicide bomber. Seven people were killed and at least 25 wounded in the attack.Every year the UN comes out with their report documenting the unfortunate carnage from America’s longest and most costly war in history. Along with the price tag estimated in the hundreds of billions, the human toll from a 2015 UN Assistance Mission To Afghanistan (UNAMA) report stated the number of Afghan civilians killed and wounded surpassed 11,000.  which was the deadliest on record for civilians in Afghanistan since the US-led invasion more than 14 years ago.

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -APRIL 9, 2016: Razia Noorizada Didar ,30, was one of the seriously wounded victims that worked with Tolo for a decade. Razia has a lost sight in her left eye, and has several fractured bones, her face is scarred from burns and shrapnel. She says her life is shattered and she wants to leave Afghanistan. The employees had finished a day’s work at Tolo TV, one of Afghanistan’s largest entertainment channels, when they boarded a company bus in Kabul that was rammed by a car driven by a Taliban suicide bomber. Seven people were killed and at least 25 wounded in the attack.

Every year the UN comes out with their report documenting the unfortunate carnage from America’s longest and most costly war in history. Along with the price tag estimated in the hundreds of billions, the human toll from a 2015 UN Assistance Mission To Afghanistan (UNAMA) report stated the number of Afghan civilians killed and wounded surpassed 11,000.

which was the deadliest on record for civilians in Afghanistan since the US-led invasion more than 14 years ago.