KABUL (SW) – Gen. Scott Miller, Commander of NATO's Resolute Support Mission and U.S. Forces – Afghanistan, on Wednesday reiterated the need to avoid civilian casualties in the country.
Gen. Miller said during a trip to Herat that the Afghan and Allied forces should ensure not to harm civilians in their operations against the insurgents. He added maximum efforts are ensured that civilians are not harmed in counter-terrorism operations.
The U.S. Commander said reduction in violence is the best way to reduce civilian casulaties.
Officials from the Ministry of Defense on this occasion blamed the Taliban insurgents for the growing civilian casualties in the country.