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Humanitarian crisis in the war-torn Afghanistan

Afghanistan has been unstable for decades with terrorists and rival armed group fighting for control of the country and hurting and disturbing common people’s life.


Devdiscourse News Desk
Updated: 29-03-2018 15:16 IST
Humanitarian crisis in the war-torn Afghanistan

The Taliban is seeking to restore strict Islamic rule which ended with US-led troops defeating them in 2001. (Image Credit: Flickr)

"I lost my son in one of these explosions, and his family are without any support. I am asking the Taliban to accept our demand for peace," said Khial Bibi, a women participant among peace activists that have set up tents in the Afghan province of Helmand and will march to a Taliban controlled district to demand an end to the war.

Afghanistan has been unstable for decades with terrorists and rival armed groups fighting for control of the country; hurting and disturbing common people's life.

There are many people like Khial Bibi and her family in the crisis led parts of Afghanistan where bomb blasts are not so uncommon. The most recent among these blasts is a car bomb blast near Lashkar Gah, which killed at least 14 people and wounded another 47.

The car bomb blast highlighted the threat of violence and terror across Afghanistan and with the spring season coming up, it is expected to pick up even more as it has been in the past years.

The Taliban is seeking to restore strict Islamic rule which ended with US-led troops defeating them in 2001.

Taliban is still controlling a lot of Helmand, which produces much of opium's crop in Afghanistan.

COUNTRY : Afghanistan