UK under pressure over Afghan asylum seekers amid civilian deaths

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Home Office guidance recognises Afghanistan to be ‘least peaceful country in world after Syria’

Calls for the Home Office to stop returning asylum seekers to Afghanistan have intensified after a report that showed that the number of civilian casualties in the country exceeded 10,000 for the fourth year running in 2017.

In all, 3,438 civilians were killed last year and 7,015 were wounded, according to a report released last week by the UN assistance mission in Afghanistan (Unama).

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