KABUL—As the U.S. and the Afghan Taliban started Saturday a seven-day partial truce ahead of a possible peace deal to end more than 18 years of war, the United Nations provided evidence of the conflict’s massive toll on civilians.

More than 10,000 civilians were killed and injured from fighting in Afghanistan for the sixth straight year in 2019, the U.N. said in a report. The number of civilian casualties has now surpassed 100,000 after more than a decade of the U.N. documenting the war’s impact on civilians, it said.

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