2017 was the deadliest year of Syrian war for children, says Unicef

2017 was the deadliest year of Syrian war for children, says Unicef
 

A generation of Syrian children face psychological ruin and ever increasing danger, with child deaths soaring by 50% last year and the number of young soldiers tripling since 2015.
A report by Unicef found 2017 was the worst yet of the war for young Syrians, with 910 killed in a conflict that has spared them no mercy and that has taken a vastly disproportionate toll on the country’s most vulnerable people.
The figures undermine claims that the war, which will soon enter its eighth year, is losing steam. Those most at risk face escalating threats of being permanently maimed by fighting, or... read more

 
12 March 2018 in World News, Views: 42
Source: Guardian
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