On Sunday 31 July, 54 people were killed and over 130 injured at a political rally organised by supporters of the hardline Jamiat Ulema Islam (JUI-F) party in Khar.
Action on Armed Violence analyses the impact of the Arms Trade Treaty on civilian harm from explosive weapons in Aghanistan.
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.
20 people were killed and 40 injured in an ISIS-K suicide attack in Kabul, on 11 January 2023.
On 30 November, over 15 civilians were killed and 20 injured when a bomb exploded in a religious school in Aybak.
19 people were killed and 27 injured on the morning of 29 September, when a suicide attacker blew themselves up outside the Kaaj educational centre.
Seven people were killed and 41 injured, including children, when a car packed with explosives blew up outside a mosque in Kabul’s Wazir Akbar Khan area. The explosion took place after Friday prayers ended, as worshippers were leaving. While the mosque is often attended by Taliban commanders and fighters, the Taliban’s spokesperson stated that all […]
A weekend of violence has seen at least 24 people killed and 33 injured across two separate incidents in Afghanistan.
During evening prayers on Wed 17 August, a suicide bomber attacked Abu Bakr al Sadiq mosque, killing 21 and injuring 33 people.
On Friday 5 August, at least eight people were killed and 18 injured. On Saturday 6 August, at least eight people were killed and 22 injured.