Get the data: Drone wars

Get the data: Drone wars

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

Latest from this investigation

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:
April 28 2016

Confirmed drone strikes: 119-139
Total killed: 534-779
Civilians killed: 65-101
Children killed: 8-9
Injured: 95-224

Possible extra drone strikes: 88-105
Total killed: 351-503
Civilians killed: 26-61
Children killed: 6-9
Injured: 78-105

Other covert operations: 15-78
Total killed: 203-436
Civilians killed: 68-102
Children killed: 26-28
Injured: 45-132

Somalia 2007 onwards
US Covert Action

Our complete
Somalia datasheet

Most recent strike:
May 12 2016

Drone strikes: 25-29
Total killed: 218-382
Civilians killed: 3-10
Children killed: 0-2
Injured: 2-8

Other covert operations: 9-13
Total killed: 59-141
Civilians killed: 7-47
Children killed: 0-2
Injured: 11-21

Afghanistan 2015 onwards

Our complete
Afghanistan datasheet

Most recent strike:
May 22 2016

Bureau data
Total strikes: 315-320
Total killed: 1,495-1,988
Civilians killed: 75-103
Children killed: 4-18
Injured: 163-169

USAF data
Missions with at least one
weapon release: 178
Total weapons released: 362

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

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