Une Décennie de Grandes Pertes Civiles Due à des Engins Explosifs Improvisés (EEI)

AOAV a mené une étude complète examinant les 100 événements les plus meurtriers pour les civils causés par des EEI dans le monde entier entre 2013 et 2022.

Somalia: at least 20 civilians killed and 50 injured in truck bomb explosion, Hirshabelle

On 24 September 2023, up to 30 people were killed and at least 50 injured in a truck bomb in Beledweyne, Hirshabelle.

Report on Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Incidents for January – June 2023

The period from January to June 2023 witnessed a total of 640 incidents involving Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), which accounted for 21% of all explosive weapon use during this time frame.

Explosive Violence in February 2023

In February 2023, Action on Armed Violence recorded 2,155 deaths and injuries from 469 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 53% (1,133) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

Explosive Violence in January 2023

In January 2023, Action on Armed Violence recorded 3,211 deaths and injuries from 524 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 50% (1,614) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

Hiiran, Somalia: 30 killed in three Al Shabaab suicide attacks, 14 Jan

Three suicide attacks on Saturday 14 January killed at least 30 people in Somalia’s central Hiiran region. 

Explosive Violence: Projections for 2023

Analysis of the explosive violence which characterised 2022 paints a bleak picture for the year to come.

Explosive Violence in October 2022

In October 2022, Action on Armed Violence recorded 3,726 deaths and injuries from 548 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 69% (2,560) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

30 killed in Al Shabaab attacks over past week, Somalia

Between the 19th and the 23rd of October, three Al Shabaab car bombs caused at least 30 fatalities and 57 injuries in Somalia’s Hirshabelle and Lower Juba states.

20 killed and 36 injured in Al Shabaab car bomb attack on government offices in Beledweyne, Somalia, 3 Oct.

20 people were killed and 36 injured in an Al Shabaab car bomb attack on government offices in Beledweyne, 3 Oct

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on extremist groups’ use of Improvised Explosive Devices

Based on IED data collected over the last decade, AOAV finds that, globally, incidents of IED attacks decreased by 12% from 2019 to 2020.

Two attacks leave at least 20 dead and 19 injured in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region, 27 July. 

On Wednesday 27 July, two explosive attacks in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region resulted in the death of 20 people and the injury of 19.