February 8, 2014
Afghan army soldier Ali Raza, 30, searches for land mines with a metal detector during an IED (improvised explosive device) defusing training exercise in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. The number of children killed and wounded in Afghanistan’s war jumped by 34 percent in 2013 as the Taliban intensified armed attacks across the country and continued to lay thousands of roadside bombs, according to a U.N. report Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.
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