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Children Murdered by US Killer Drones

Erstellt am 10.06.2015 von Andreas Hermann Landl
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The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (BIJ) an independent not-for-profit organisation pursues research, investigations, reporting and analysis which is of public benefit by undertaking in depth research into the governance of public, private and third sector organisations and their influence. It’s aim is to help educate the public about the realities of power in today’s world. The BIJ is particularly concerned with the undermining of democratic processes and failures to accord with fair, legal and transparent practices. The investigations report that between 2004 and 2015 at least following numbers of killed children by US-Drones:

172 in Pakistan, 8 in Yemen, 7 in Somalia, 0-10 in Afganistan

Reported deaths and injuries by BIJ

Pakistan 2004–2015 – CIA Drone Strikes

Most recent strike: June 6 2015

Total strikes: 419
Obama strikes: 368
Total killed: 2,467-3,976
Civilians killed: 423-965
Children killed: 172-207
Injured: 1,152-1,731

Yemen 2002–2015 – US Covert Action

Most recent strike: June 9 2015

Confirmed drone strikes: 98-118
Total killed: 455-676
Civilians killed: 65-97
Children killed: 8-9
Injured: 88-217

Possible extra drone strikes: 76-92
Total killed: 320-472
Civilians killed: 26-61
Children killed: 6-9
Injured: 78-105

Other covert operations: 15-72
Total killed: 156-365
Civilians killed: 68-99
Children killed: 26-28
Injured: 15-102

Somalia 2007–2015 – US Covert Action

Most recent strike: March 12 2015

Drone strikes: 9-13
Total killed: 23-105
Civilians killed: 0-5
Children killed: 0
Injured: 2-7

Other covert operations: 8-11
Total killed: 40-141
Civilians killed: 7-47
Children killed: 0-2
Injured: 11-21


Most recent strike:
June 7 2015

Confirmed strikes: 10
Total killed: 92-125
Civilians killed: 14-29
Children killed: 0-8
Injured: 1

Possible extra strikes: 22
Total killed: 98-139
Civilians killed: 0-2
Children killed: 0-2
Injured: 9


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