- 20 Oct 2020
13 killed by suicide bomber targetting government offices in western Afghanistan
No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, which comes amid an uptick in violence by the Taliban. Representatives of the group are currently holding in-person peace talks with the Afghan and US governments.
- 15 Oct 2020
Afghanistan: a case study in IED harm
IEDs have been the leading cause of conflict-related civilian death in Afghanistan every year since 2001 - this report examines this reality.
- 15 Oct 2020
A decade of global IED harm reviewed
With the sole exception of the year 2017, IEDs have been responsible for more civilian deaths than any other explosive weapon type in each and every year in the last decade.
- 6 Oct 2020
101 casualties in two car bombings over three days casts a shadow over the Afghan Peace Process
This year looks set to be the most harmful for civilians in Afghanistan from roadside bombs in at least the last decade. Will talks with the Taliban bring the peace so desired?
- 20 Sep 2019
Taliban car bomb hits hospital in Afghanistan’s Zabul province
On September 19th 2019, a Taliban suicide car bomb detonated near a hospital in Qalat, in the Afghanistan’s Zabul province. The attack left 20 dead and 95 wounded.
- 18 Sep 2019
Taliban suicide attacks kill at least 48
On Tuesday, September 17th 2019, two Taliban suicide attacks killed at least 48. One occurred at a campaign rally in Parwan province and the other in central Kabul.
- 5 Sep 2019
Suicide car bombing kills 10 in Kabul
Today, September 5th 2019, a suicide car bomber detonated near the headquarters of Afghanistan’s NATO forces and the US embassy in Kabul, killing 10 and injuring 42.
- 3 Sep 2019
16 killed and 119 injured in a suicide attack in Afghanistan’s capital
On September 2nd 2019, a suicide car bomb hit a residential area in central Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital. The attack killed at least 16 and wounded more than 119.
- 7 Aug 2019
Over 150 killed and injured by car bomb in Afghanistan’s capital
Today, August 7th 2019, a suicide car bomb in Kabul killed at least 14 and injured 145. The vehicle was detonated outside a police station in the capital.
- 5 Aug 2019
Worst month for Afghan civilians in over eight years of casualty recording
Last month, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded over 1,000 civilian casualties from explosive violence in Afghanistan.
- 25 Jul 2019
Surge in violence across Afghanistan as bombings kill a further 15 in Kabul
Today, July 25th 2019, a series of explosions in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, left 15 dead and over 40 injured.
- 22 Jul 2019
Bomb outside Kabul University kills 10 and wounds 33
On July 19th 2019, a bomb detonated outside Kabul University, in Afghanistan’s capital, killing 10 and injuring 33.