Pakistan: 54 killed and at least 130 injured in ISIS-K suicide attack at an election rally, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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.

Case studies: the Taliban – Assessing the effectiveness of the Arms Trade Treaty, Part 10

Action on Armed Violence analyses the impact of the Arms Trade Treaty on civilian harm from explosive weapons in Aghanistan.

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.

Kabul, Afghanistan: 20 killed and 40 injured in ISIS-K suicide attack, 11 Jan

20 people were killed and 40 injured in an ISIS-K suicide attack in Kabul, on 11 January 2023.

Over 15 killed and 20 injured in explosion at a religious school in Aybak, Afghanistan, 30 Nov

On 30 November, over 15 civilians were killed and 20 injured when a bomb exploded in a religious school in Aybak.