The Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) on Thursday said that at least 400 Afghan civilians were killed and wounded over the past three months in eastern Afghanistan.
Out of the total number of fatalities, 114 civilians were killed and 300 were wounded, the AIHRC said.
“The Independent Human Rights Commission again calls on the warring sides to stop the war and make peace,” said Habib Shams, the AIHRC site office in the east.
In the latest development, at least three civilians were killed and ten others were wounded after two missiles hit residential areas in the Alishing district of Laghman province.
Residents in Alishing district say they are tired of war.
Khairkhaw is a resident of Islamabad village in Alishing district.
He said that on Monday night a missile hit his house and killed his sister and wounded another six members of his family, including his mother and father.
Shah Mahmoud, a 9-year-old Afghan child, was wounded as a result of a missile attack in eastern Afghanistan.
Mahmoud’s parents were seriously wounded in the attack.
“We were at home, two of our guests were martyred, one of my sisters was also martyred,” said Khairkhaw.
“It's now 15 days that the fighting rages on, schools are closed, the situation is fragile and we can't even go for prayer,” said Malook, a resident in Alising.
“A mortar landed, I don’t know whether it was fired by the government forces or the Taliban, the mortar took lives of civilians,” said Ghulam Haidar, a resident in Alishing.
Residents in Laghman have called on the warring sides to stop the fighting as soon as possible.