Explosive Violence Monitor: 13 to 19 October 2023

From 13 to 19 October 2023, AOAV has recorded 217 incidents of explosive violence around the world, and 1,619 civilian casualties.

Explosive Violence in July 2022

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.

34 killed and at least 9 injured in Russian Uragan MLRS strike on Chasiv Yar, Ukraine, Saturday 9 July.

34 people have been killed and at least 9 injured in a Russian Uragan MLRS strike on Chasiv Yar, Saturday 9 July.

Eight people killed and 21 injured in Russian rocket strike on water tanker, Ukraine, Monday 27 June.

On Monday 27 June, a Russian Uragan multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) struck a water tanker in Lysychansk, where civilians were collecting water. Eight people were killed and 21 hospitalised as a result of the strike.