Improvised explosive devices: three years of data, 2011-2013

There has been a dramatic rise in civilian casualties from improvised explosive devices (IEDs) over the last three years, new AOAV data reveals.

Numbers compiled from English-language media reports show there was a 70% rise in the number of civilian casualties globally from IEDs like car bombs and suicide vests last year compared to 2011. In 2011 13,340 civilians were killed and injured by IEDs. 2013 saw this number shoot up to 22,735.

Read the full report here.


AOAV 3 year IED

Read more about AOAV’s work on IEDs.