Patterns and trends
At least 830 IED attacks were recorded by AOAV in the last five years alone (2011-2015) that resulted in death or injury. These attacks resulted in 10,868 civilian deaths and injuries. This constituted some 76% of all civilian deaths and injuries in the five-year period.
Of all civilian deaths and injuries from explosive weapons, some 92% occurred in populated areas.
2016 Explosive Violence update (January-September)
So far in 2016, explosive violence in Pakistan has caused 1,514 deaths and injuries, of which 72% (1,093) were civilians. The same period in 2015 saw 878 civilian deaths and injuries from explosive violence which equals an increase of over 70%.
The explosive violence was predominantly caused by IEDs – they caused 85% of civilian deaths and injuries in this 9-month period.
When explosive violence was perpetrated in populated areas, 93% of deaths and injuries were those of civilians.
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So far in 2016, explosive violence in #Pakistan has caused 1,514 deaths and injuries, of which 72% were civilians. https://aoav.org.uk/explosiveviolence/pakistan/
The number of victims of explosive violence in #Pakistan 2016 increased by 70% compared to 2015. https://aoav.org.uk/explosiveviolence/pakistan/
When explosive violence was perpetrated in populated areas, 93% of casualties were civilians. https://aoav.org.uk/explosiveviolence/pakistan/
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