Myanmar: 12 killed and at least 30 injured by artillery shelling in Sittwe’s Myoma market,  Rakhine

On Thursday 29 March, 12 civilians were killed and at least 30 injured by artilllery shelling in Sittwe’s Myoma market, Rakhine.

Myanmar: 29 civilians killed in likely air strike on IDP camp, Kachin

On October 10th, 29 civilians were killed and 57 injured when an IDP camp in Kachin state was bombed.

Myanmar: explosive violence in 2022

Since the military coup on 1st February 2021, Myanmar’s military government has responded with increasing violence to both civil and armed resistance.

Kanbalu, Myanmar: up to 165 people killed in military airstrike, 11 April

At least 165 people were killed in a military airstrike on 11 April 2022.

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.