Explosive weapons in Syria


SUMMARY: The conflict in Syria has been particularly devastating. Over the last eight years, the use of explosive weapons there, from improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and barrel-bombs, to cluster munitions and bunker-busting missiles, has – according to data collected by Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) – caused at least 79,000 casualties, of which at least 85% (67,000) were civilians.

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Published: Monday, January 28, 2019

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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