- 17 Aug
The Evolution of Suicide Car Bombs
The Evolution of the Suicide Car Bomb, examines the use of such weapons in recent conflicts, including the motives and tactics involved, as well as the design.
- 16 Aug
Suicide bombers target refugees in Nigeria
Yesterday, August 15th 2017, a female suicide bomber detonated her explosives at a market in the village of Konduga, near Maiduguri, Nigeria. The blast killed at least 28 people and injured 82.
- 14 Aug
Explosive violence in July 2017
In July 2017, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 3,314 deaths and injuries from explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media.
- 14 Aug
Suicide bomber kills 15 in Pakistan
On Saturday, August 12th 2017, a suicide bomber on a motorcycle attacked a military truck near a busy bus station in Quetta, in Baluchistan Province, Pakistan - killing 15 and wounding 25.
- 8 Aug
Lahore truck bomb leaves many wounded
Yesterday, on 7th August 2017, a truck blast killed one and injured at least 46 others in Lahore, Pakistan.
- 2 Aug
Suicide bomber targets worshippers in Herat
Yesterday, on 1th August 2017, a suicide attack killed at least 29 people and injured more than 60 in Herat, western Afghanistan.
- 28 Jul
Airstrikes and shelling in Raqqa continue to cause high levels of civilian harm
On 26th July 2017, coalition airstrikes and shelling from US-backed forces targeted Raqqa, Syria, killing at least 36 civilians and wounding more than 50 others.
- 27 Jul
Regime airstrikes kill and injure 60 civilians in Arbin, Syria
On 25th July 2017, regime airstrikes targeted the Syrian town of Arbin in Eastern Ghouta, killing ten civilians and wounding several others.
- 26 Jul
Drones and the IED threat
- 25 Jul
Suicide attack in Lahore leaves over 75 dead and injured
Yesterday, on 24th July 2017, a suicide attack killed at least 26 and injured over 50 more in Pakistan’s second city, Lahore.
- 25 Jul
Explosive violence in June 2017
AOAV reveals the extent of reported global explosive violence in June 2017, the hot spot countries, and the trends.
- 24 Jul
Suicide car bombing in Kabul kills at least 30
Today, July 24th 2017, a suicide car bomb killed at least 30 and left more than 40 wounded in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul.
- 20 Jul
Latest figures reveal sharp rise in civilian deaths from airstrikes globally
In the first half of 2017, civilian deaths from air-launched explosive violence have risen by 44% compared to the same period in 2016, new figures reveal.
- 14 Jul
Two female suicide bombers target busy shopping area in Cameroon
Late Wednesday, July 12th 2017, two suicide bombers killed at least 12 people, including a baby, and wounded more than 40 in Waza, a town in Cameroon, 8km from the Nigerian border.
- 13 Jul
Multiple suicide attacks in Nigeria kill 19 and injure 23
On Tuesday, July 11th 2017, four suicide bombers attacked areas in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno, Nigeria. The attacks killed 19 people and injured a further 23.