Trends and patterns
AOAV’s Explosive Violence Monitor has recorded a total of 5,109 deaths and injuries in Libya in the last five years (2011-2015).
Of these deaths and injuries, civilians have accounted for 70% (3,586). This heavy civilian toll reflects the amount of explosive violence that has been committed in populated areas – 89% of all civilian deaths and injuries occurred in populated areas.
2016 latest update
So far in Libya in 2016 (January – September), explosive violence has killed or injured 663, of which 33% (219) were civilians.
Airstrikes continue to target militants, whilst it appears that many militants are increasingly targeting police and military as opposed to civilian targets. In fact, of all IED caused deaths and injuries, 84% have been those of armed actors.
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Since 2012, casualties of explosive violence in #Libya have increased by over 100%.
So far in #Libya in 2016 (January – September), explosive violence has killed or injured 663 https://aoav.org.uk/explosiveviolence/libya/
AOAV has recorded a total of 5,109 deaths and injuries in Libya in the last five years (2011-2015). https://aoav.org.uk/explosiveviolence/libya/
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