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November 2023

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October 2023

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April 2023

Iran

August 2022

Casualties

In August 2022, there were three incidents of explosive weapon use recorded in Iran which resulted in four civilian casualties, all of whom were injured. At least one civilian casualty was reportedly a child. There were no armed-actor casualties recorded in Iran in August. 

The highest casualty incident occurred on 18 August 2022, when two minesweepers were injured in a landmine explosion in Mehran city, Ilam.

Sources: Hengaw

Iran

July 2022

Casualties

In July 2022, there was one incident of explosive weapon use recorded in Iran which resulted in one civilian being injured. There were no armed actor casualties recorded in Iran in July. 

On 30 July 2022, a man was injured in a landmine explosion while carrying goods across the border from the Baneh region into Iraq.

Sources: Hengaw, KHRN

Iran

June 2022

Casualties

In June 2022, there were two incidents of explosive weapon use recorded in Iran which resulted in one civilian injury. One armed actor was also killed as a result of the use of explosive weapons in Iran in June. 

On 27 June 2022, one man was injured in the explosion of an old landmine, likley remaining from the 1980 Iran-Iraq war, in Sheikh Saleh village, Kermanshah.

Sources: Hengaw

 

Iran

May 2022

Casualties

In May 2022, there were two incidents of explosive weapon use recorded in Iran which resulted in two civilian casualties, all of whom were injured. At least one woman was recorded among the civilian casualties. There were no armed-actor casualties recorded in Iran in May.  

On 10 May 2022, one man was injured in a landmine explosion, in Piranshahr, and on 13 May 2022, one woman was injured in a landmine explosion in Saqqez.

Sources: Hengaw, Hengaw II

 

Iran

April 2022

Casualties

In April 2022, there was one incident of explosive weapon use recorded in Iran, which caused one civilian to be injured. There were no recorded armed-actor casualties. 

On 27 April 2022, one man was injured in a landmine explosion in Urmia.

Sources: KPA, Hengaw

Iran

February 2022

Casualties

In February 2022, there were two recorded incidents of explosive weapon use in Iran, which resulted in four civilian casualties, all of whom were injured. There were no recorded armed-actor casualties. 

On 21 February, three civilians were killed by a landmine in Baneh, Northwestern Iran. On the same day, another civilian was injured by a landmine in Nowsud, Kermanshah. 


Sources: Kurdistan Human Rights Network

Iran

May 2021

In Iran in May 2021 there were three civilian casualties from the use of explosive weapons. In three individual incidents, a civilian was injured by a landmine. All three incidents took place in Kurdish regions. Sources: Hengaw, Hengaw, Hengaw