Red Cross saw twice as many dead Afghan fighters in 2014, fears worse to come

February 9, 2015 2:49 PM

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KABUL (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross removed more than twice as many dead combatants from Afghan battlefields in 2014 than in the previous year as fighting intensified, the charity said on Monday.

The ICRC retrieved the remains of 1,372 dead fighters in the 12-month period, up from 620 the year before.

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