Explosive violence by the Ethiopian armed forces

Over the past decade (2014-2023), AOAV has recorded 36 incidents of explosive weapons use attributed to Ethiopian. The Ethiopian armed forces are the reported perpetrators of 1,031 civilian casualties (498 killed), and 18 armed actor fatalities.​​ ​​​​
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Attacks attributed to the Ethiopian armed forces have been recorded in Ethiopia (1,031 civilian casualties), and Somalia (no civilian casualties). ​​​​​​
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​​ Air launched weapons account for 99.7% (1,028) of civilian casualties attributed to Ethiopia. ​​​​​​
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​​ The majority of civilian casualties were recorded in Ethiopian attacks on markets, which account for 39% (399) of civilian casualties. Other locations impacted by attacks attributed to the Ethiopian armed forces include urban residential areas (169 civilian casualties), villages (168), schools (82), multiple urban areas (51), and transport related infrastructure (33).