The UN mission documented 54 deaths and 42 injured, according to its preliminary findings and those killed in the attack include 39 civilian
males, of whom at least four were boys, 13 Afghan National Army and two Afghan National Police.
Thousands of civilians
killed and injured from conflict- related violence in the first six months of 2015 demonstrate the continued failure of parties to the conflict to protect civilians
from harm," the report noted while urging Afghan government and the Taliban to take meaningful measures to protect the civilian
And many civilian
victims have not been just bystanders caught in the crossfire.
Under international humanitarian law, all parties to a conflict must protect civilians
objects while carrying out their military operations," said Catherine Baber.
Add 54 part-time drilling Reservist positions; add nine full-time ART/ civilian
deaths in air strikes in support of Afghan government rose in 2011, it said.
While errors by international and Afghan government forces are responsible for a far lower rate (about 14 percent) of civilian
casualties, the impact on Afghan communities is no less severe.
The Afghan people would welcome any genuine effort to reduce civilian
casualties," said Sam Zarifi, Amnesty International's Asia Pacific Director.
Army Dental Command said, "When our military providers are deployed around the world, our civilian
s remain to ensure local oral care needs are met.
Add to the US war crime records the tens of thousands of civilian
deaths during its war against Iraq, caused by the apparent willingness of the US military strategists to fire missiles and drop bombs on heavily populated areas.
General McChrystal is doing everything humanly possible to avoid civilian
casualties," Gates said.
Suicide and roadside bomb attacks caused more civilian
casualties than any other tactic, killing 1,057 civilians
, or 44 percent of the total civilian
casualties in 2009.