HUMAN RIGHTS MAPS

HUMAN RIGHTS MAPS (119): CIVILIAN CASUALTIES AND IED ATTACKS IN AFGHANISTAN

posted on February 12, 2011

Afghanistan civilian casualties

Afghanistan civilian casualties

Afghanistan civilian casualties

Afghanistan civilian casualties by type of perpetrator

Afghanistan civilian casualties by type of perpetrator

Afghanistan civilian casualties by type of perpetrator and by method

Afghanistan civilian casualties by type of perpetrator and by method

(source)

Let’s just have a look at Improvised Explosive Devices, the favorite tool of the insurgents. From the Wikileaks Afghanistan war logs, there’s this overview of every roadside bomb and IED attack between 2004 and 2009 (this includes attacks on soldiers and civilians, and only covers roadside bombs, not person- or vehicle-borne suicide bombs) (you can click on some of the images to enlarge):

Afghanistan IED attacks

Afghanistan IED attacks

Afghanistan IED attacks

Afghanistan IED attacks

Afghanistan IED attacks

Afghanistan number of IEDs

Afghanistan location of IEDs

(source)

If we select only the IED attacks on civilians, we get this:

Afghanistan civilian victims of IEDs

(source)

More on Afghanistan. More human rights maps.

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