‘Education under fire’ as attacks on Afghan schools jump, UNICEF says

FILE PHOTO - Class 11 Afghan girl students attend a class at Zarghona high school in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 15, 2015. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

KABUL (Reuters) – Attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased almost threefold last year, making it increasingly difficult to ensure an education for children in many parts of the country, the United Nations children’s fund UNICEF said on Tuesday. The agency, which promotes education and children’s rights, said the number of attacks against Afghan schools jumped […]

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