- 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.
- 18 Jul 2019
Roadside bomb kills 11 pilgrims in Afghanistan’s Kandahar
On July 15th 2019, a roadside bomb blast left 11 killed and 35 injured when their bus hit the device in Khakrez district in Afghanistan Kandahar province.
- 3 Jul 2019
Kabul blast leaves at least 150 dead and injured
On Monday, July 1st 2019, a complex attack involving a car bomb followed by a gun attack in Kabul's diplomatic quarter left at least 39 dead and 116 wounded.
- 29 Mar 2019
Drone strikes in Pakistan followed by increase in suicide attacks, AOAV study finds
Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) collaborated with Professor Mike Spagat and Luqman Saeed of Royal Holloway University to investigate the relationship between drone strikes and suicide attacks in Pakistan.
- 15 Jan 2019
Kabul car bomb leaves five dead and over 110 injured
On January 14th 2019, a suicide bomber detonated a car bomb in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, near the Green Village compound. The blast left at least five dead and over 110 injured.
- 31 Jul 2018
Roadside bomb kills 11 in Afghanistan’s Farah province
Today, July 31st 2018, a roadside bomb hit a passenger bus in Bala Buluk district of Farah province, Afghanistan, killing at least 11 and injuring a further 31.
- 29 Jan 2018
Over 100 killed in suicide attack in Kabul
On Saturday, January 27th 2018, a suicide bomber used an ambulance full of explosives to pass into a secure zone in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul.
- 17 Jan 2018
Mortar attack in northern Afghanistan kills at least 5
Yesterday, January 16th 2018, a mortar attack on a local bazaar in Faryab province, Afghanistan, killed at least 5 and wounded a further 45.
- 17 Oct 2017
2017 could be the deadliest year for suicide attacks in Afghanistan on record – why is this happening?
On the 17th October, suicide bombers attacked a police training centre in Afghanistan, killing at least 15. But this is just part of a wider pattern of harm of suicide attacks.
- 23 Aug 2017
Taliban suicide car bomb kills civilians in Helmand
A Taliban suicide car bomber killed seven and injured 42 in Helmand today, August 23rd 2017. The attack is thought to have been targeting a police headquarters in Lashkar Gah.