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.

Somaliland: fighting between Somaliland forces and tribal leadership claims civilian lives and puts hospitals out of action

Since the beginning of February 2023, AOAV has recorded 15 incidents of explosive weapon use in Las Anod, Somaliland, and at least 756 civilian casualties.

20 people killed and 300 injured in armed clashes outside Iraq’s Republican Palace, 29-30 Aug.

20 people were killed and around 300 injured during clashes in Baghdad’s Green Zone.

IS and IS-Affiliated Explosive Violence in 2022

In 2022, 27 incidents have been attributed to IS and IS-affiliated groups in English language reporting, resulting in 172 civilian casualties recorded by AOAV (41 killed and 131 injured). Nine of those incidents (33%) have taken place in April, and account for 78% (134) of recorded civilian casualties of IS and IS-affiliated violence in 2022 so far.