Dramatic Increase In Violence In Afghanistan, UN Report Says
June 19, 2010
In addition, the report found that there were three suicide attacks per week, half located in the southern region of the country, and the other spread through the rest of Afghanistan.
The reason for the increase in likely due to Operation Moshtarak, a major military operation in the Helmand province, as well as increase military presence.
With major figures within al Qaeda dying in strikes in the last year, the amount of attacks have shot up, and will likely continue to do so.
President Obama has assigned another 30,000 troops in a surge to the region.