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.theguardian - 2 month ago

Civilian deaths in conflict plummeted during pandemic, report finds

The number of civilians reported killed in explosions nearly halved in 2020 to the lowest level in a decadeThe number of civilian casualties in conflicts around the world plummeted during the Covid-19 pandemic, a new report shows.Last year, an average of 10 civilians a day were reported killed by explosive weapons, compared with 18 in 2019, according to analysis by Action on Armed Violence (AOAV), a London-based charity. Continue reading...


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