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Covert Drone Warfare, By the Numbers

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 09:21 By John Light, Moyers & Company | News Analysis

Predator drones(Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout)Unmanned drones have been used to kill thousands of suspected militants — and civilians — and not just in open war zones like Afghanistan, Libya and Iraq. Drone strikes have also been used in covert wars in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. The graphs below show drone related deaths in these secret wars. Using statistics gathered by reporters at the U.K.-based Bureau of Investigative Journalism, these charts reveal more about these victims and where they lived.

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Covert Drone Warfare, By the Numbers

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 09:21 By John Light, Moyers & Company | News Analysis

Predator drones(Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout)Unmanned drones have been used to kill thousands of suspected militants — and civilians — and not just in open war zones like Afghanistan, Libya and Iraq. Drone strikes have also been used in covert wars in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. The graphs below show drone related deaths in these secret wars. Using statistics gathered by reporters at the U.K.-based Bureau of Investigative Journalism, these charts reveal more about these victims and where they lived.

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