Explosive violence by non-state actors

Action on Armed Violence has tracked the most harmful state and non-state users of explosive weapons over the past decade (2014-2023). ​​​​​​​​
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​​ In that time, non-state actors have caused 40% (99,291) of global civilian casualties, including 29,983 civilian fatalities. ​​​​​​​​
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​​ The most harmful non-state users of explosive weapons have been Islamic State (25,782 civilian casualties), the Afghan Taliban (6,576), Al Shabaab (4,897), the Houthis (3,175), and Boko Haram (3,036).