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IPFS News Link • Drones

Monthly Updates on the Covert War

• thebureauinvestigates.com

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

i. Key points:

As many strikes hit Afghanistan in July (17) as in January to June combined

No strikes hit Pakistan for the second calendar month this year, now 56 days without incident

Number of confirmed drone strikes in Yemen in 2015 reaches 15

Unprecedented intense action as at least six strikes hit Somalia while US provides African Union peacekeepers close air support

ii. The Bureau's numbers:

Recorded US drone strikes to date

  Pakistan
(June 2004 to date)
Yemen
(Nov 2002 to date)*
Somalia
(Jan 2007 to date)*
Afghanistan
(Jan 2015 to date)*
US drone strikes 419 102-122 15-19 29-61
Total reported killed 2,467-3,976 471-700 25-108 308-677
Civilians reported killed 423-965 65-97 0-5 14-39
Children reported killed 172-207 8-9 0 0-20
Reported injured 1,152-1,731 92-221 2-7 18-31


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