From 13 to 19 October 2023, AOAV has recorded 217 incidents of explosive violence around the world, and 1,619 civilian casualties.
On Thursday 5th October, a Russian Iskander missile struck a wake in Hroza village, Kharkiv, killing up to 52 people.
From 17 to 18 Aug, Russian missile strikes on residential neighbourhoods in Kharkiv killed 17 civilians and injured 32.
In July 2022, Action on Armed Violence recorded 2,353 deaths and injuries from 367 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 76% (1,799) of the deaths and injuries recorded.