Explosive Violence in February 2024

In February 2024, Action on Armed Violence recorded 4,600 deaths and injuries from 703 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 82% (3,762) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

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.

Explosive Violence in October 2022

In October 2022, Action on Armed Violence recorded 3,726 deaths and injuries from 548 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 69% (2,560) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

Over 80 killed in airstrike on a concert in Hpakant, Myanmar, 24 Oct

At least 80 people were killed and around 100 injured when military jets attacked Kachin state’s Kansi village on 24 October