Explosive violence by 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, state actors have caused 45% (112,638) of total recorded civilian casualties from explosive weapons use around the world, including 54,476 civilian fatalities. ​​​​​​​​
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​​ The most harmful state users of explosive weapons over the past decade have been Russia (21,253 civilian casualties), Israel (19,633), Syria (16,908), the Saudi-led coalition (10,058), and the US-led coalition (5,331).