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.

Over 15 killed and 20 injured in explosion at a religious school in Aybak, Afghanistan, 30 Nov

On 30 November, over 15 civilians were killed and 20 injured when a bomb exploded in a religious school in Aybak.

19 killed and 27 injured in suicide attack on Kabul school, Afghanistan, 30 Sept

19 people were killed and 27 injured on the morning of 29 September, when a suicide attacker blew themselves up outside the Kaaj educational centre.

9 children among 11 civilians killed in Myanmar military attacks in Shan State and Sagaing, 16 Sept.

On 16 September 2022, Myanmar’s military killed 11 civilians and injured 30. Nine of the deceased are children, as are 14 of the injured.

Nine Killed and 27 Injured in Confirmed IED Explosion, Kano, Nigeria

On Tuesday 17 May 2022, an took place near a school in Sabon Gari, Kano (Nigeria). The casualty count was eventually confirmed at nine fatalities and 27 people injured.

Immediately following the blast, authorities claimed it was due to a gas cylinder explosion, although witnesses claimed to have seen a suicide bomber blow himself up. However, in the last few days, Nigerian police have arrested two Boko Haram suspects and confirmed that the blast was due to an IED explosion.