DRC: 12 civilians killed and 20 injured in shell blasts on two encampments in North Kivu

On May 4th, twin shell blasts killed at least 12 civilians and injured 20 others in the Lac Vert and Mugunga camps near Goma, with the Congolese army blaming the M23 rebel group, which has denied involvement and accused Congolese forces.

A Decade of Mass Civilian Casualty Events from Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)

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.