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Casualty

The complete or partial destruction of property resulting from an identifiable event of a sudden, unexpected, or unusual nature.
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165(c) (1) or (2), which continue to apply for casualties other than those attributable to federally declared disasters.
Bajaur Agency remained second in terms of civilian casualties by suffering 18 terrorist attacks which resulted in 68 civilian casualties (16 killings and 52 injuries),making up nine per cent of all civilian casualties.Similarly, 39 casualties (seven killings and 32 injuries) were reported from Mohmand Agency, while South Waziristan, North Waziristan and Khyber Agencies shared three per cent casualties each.
In order to account for the risk associated with the elections period, we analyzed recent RC(S) significant activity data from CIDNE, concentrating on those significant activities that were most likely to cause casualties.
But the figures do provide a stark contrast with the overall casualty statistics which show that the number of road casualties for all types of road user has dropped from 320,578 in 1996 to 258,404 in 2006.
One technique used by the Snow Hawk Brigade to keep casualties warm is to place them in military evacuation bags.
N Casualties of two-wheeled motor vehicle users fell by 2 per cent.
In its 2014 Mid-Year Report on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, prepared in coordination with the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), UNAMA also noted that ground engagements and crossfire hit children and women with unprecedented force, with associated child casualties more than doubling in the first six months of 2014, and two-thirds more women killed and injured by ground engagements compared with 2013.
While the number of civilians killed and injured is 27 per cent down from the same period in 2018 - the year that saw record high numbers of recorded civilian casualties - the UN noted "disturbing patterns", such as the 27 per cent increase in civilian deaths in the second quarter of 2019 compared with the first.
The UN supports the demand for all parties to reduce civilian casualties to zero, made in the joint declaration by Afghan participants from the 7-8 July 2019 Intra-Afghan Dialogue held in Doha, according to the report.
The most civilian casualties in war-torn Afghanistan were caused by government and NATO forces in first-half of 2019, the UN announced on Tuesday, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.
Summary: Kabul [Afghanistan], July 30 (ANI): United Nations on Tuesday said that in Afghanistan there is 27 per cent reduction in civilian casualties in the first half of 2019 as compared to the same period last year.
ISLAMABAD, July 30 (KUNA) -- The United Nations has noted a 27 percent reduction in civilian casualties in Afghanistan during the first six months of 2019 compared to the same period in 2018.