Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) records incidents of explosive violence as they occur around the world. Since 1 October 2010 AOAV has used English-language media sources to capture information on attacks, including on the number of casualties and the weapon type used.
AOAV recorded 3,824 casualties of explosive violence worldwide, 84% of whom were civilians. For the second consecutive month, Gaza saw the highest number of civilian deaths and injuries.
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