The Silent Victims of a Forgotten War: warwounded_afghanistan17

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -MARCH 21, 2016: Azim, 25, a a quadriplegic who suffered bullet wounds to his face and shoulder gets visited by his wife Shokoria for the first time at the Emergency hospital in Kabul on March 21, 2016. 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 -MARCH 21, 2016: Azim, 25, a a quadriplegic who suffered bullet wounds to his face and shoulder gets visited by his wife Shokoria for the first time at the Emergency hospital in Kabul on March 21, 2016.

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.