At least 85 civilians were killed and 66 injured in a Nigerian air strike on Tudun Biri village.
In the Ukrainian conflict, AOAV has recorded up to the 6 Dec, 21, 349 casualties from explosive weapon use across 4, 432 incidents; this includes some 18, 003 civilian casualties.
As of 6 December 2023, AOAV has recorded 9, 310 civilian casualties (6, 593 killed, 2, 717 injured) of explosive weapons use in the OPT in the course of Operation Swords of Iron.
Four people were killed and 50 injured in an Islamic State attack on a student Mass in Marawi, Lanao del Sur
In October 2023, Action on Armed Violence recorded 8,047 deaths and injuries from 993 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 84% (6,748) of the deaths and injuries recorded.
AOAV’s report documents the profound impact of the 100 deadliest IED attacks over the past decade, indicating a pressing need for global policy change to address the ongoing threat.
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.
An analysis of English language reporting of the explosive violence in Gaza and Israel by Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) has revealed that media coverage may only capture a third of the actual civilian deaths from specific explosive incidents in Gaza.
On 29 October, 3 civilians were killed and 50 injured in a remote detonated IED explosion at a Jehovah’s Witnesses meeting in Kalamassery, Kerala
The International Network on Explosive Weapons (INEW) addressed an open letter to the 83 states that endorsed the Political Declaration, signed in November 2022, to strengthen the protection of civilians from the humanitarian consequences of the use of explosive weapons in populated areas.
On October 5th, 2023, heavy artillery killed at least 11 civilians and injured 90 in Omdurman’s Karari neighbourhood.
On October 10th, 29 civilians were killed and 57 injured when an IDP camp in Kachin state was bombed.