Get the data: Drone wars

Get the data: Drone wars

The Bureau's complete data sets on drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia.

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Casualty estimates

Reported deaths and injuries

Pakistan 2004 onwards
US Drone Strikes

Our complete
Pakistan datasheet

Most recent strike:
May 21 2016

Total strikes: 424
Obama strikes: 373
Total killed: 2,499-4,001
Civilians killed: 424-966
Children killed: 172-207
Injured: 1,161-1,744

Yemen 2002 onwards
US Covert Action

Our complete
Yemen datasheet

Most recent strike:
January 8 2017

Confirmed drone strikes: 143-163
Total killed: 592-860
Civilians killed: 65-101
Children killed: 8-9
Injured: 100-234

Possible extra drone strikes: 90-107
Total killed: 357-509
Civilians killed: 26-61
Children killed: 6-9
Injured: 82-109

Other covert operations: 20-83
Total killed: 210-443
Civilians killed: 68-102
Children killed: 26-28
Injured: 43-132

Somalia 2007 onwards
US Covert Action

Our complete
Somalia datasheet

Most recent strike:
January 7 2017

Drone strikes: 32-36
Total killed: 242-418
Civilians killed: 3-12
Children killed: 0-2
Injured: 5-24

Other covert operations: 10-14
Total killed: 59-160
Civilians killed: 7-47
Children killed: 0-2
Injured: 11-21

Afghanistan 2015 onwards

Our complete
Afghanistan datasheet

Most recent strike:
January 15 2017

Bureau data
Total strikes: 1308-1309
Total killed: 2,390-3,050
Civilians killed: 125-182
Children killed: 6-23
Injured: 348-400

USAF data
Missions with at least one
weapon release: 1,026
Total weapons released: 2,284

For more on the difference between US and Bureau data, read the notes page of our Afghanistan datasheet.

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