Afghanistan's Capital More Dangerous Than Helmand Province, U.N. Says

KABUL—More civilians were killed and wounded in Kabul during in the first six months of 2017 than in war-ravaged Helmand, according to a United Nations midyear report on civilian casualties that showed deaths and injuries in Afghanistan remained near record levels documented last year.

A rise in large-scale militant attacks in Kabul have had a profoundly destabilizing effect on the capital, where some roads are still locked down and…

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