HC Deb 02 May 2002 vol 384 cc965-6W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will estimate the number of civilians who have been killed in Afghanistan since the commencement of international coalition military action against terrorists in that country; and if he will make a statement. [53751]

Mr. Hoon

I refer my hon. Friend to the answer I gave on 12 December 2001,Official Report, column 860W, to my hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Selly Oak (Lynne Jones).