Guardian UK - Selected Afghan War Diary, 2004-2010

Key incidents from the Wikileaks Afghanistan war logs selected by Guardian writers. As a spreadsheet, with co-or[edited]

This section shows information about this dataset's attributes
Attributes Range Median Mean Std. Dev.
Report Key Text column (no statistics available)
Tracking Number Text column (no statistics available)
Name Text column (no statistics available)
Attack On Text column (no statistics available)
Date Occurred Time or Date column (no statistics available)
Category Text column (no statistics available)
This can have similar information - but with slightly more detail. 'Blue-blue' for instance, means our own troops shooting at each other.
Civilian Wounded
 
0  to  52
0 2.15 6.64
WIA - Wounded in Action There follow some columns for statistics – friendly troops, host nation, civilians 'KIA' or 'WIA'. Unfortunately, they are highly unreliable and the authors – many of them in the field of battle - often simply failed to fill them in.
Latitude
30.80  to  45.59
33.06 33.25 1.73
Complex Attack Text column (no statistics available)
Friendly Killed
 
0  to  4
0 0.05 0.40
KIA - Killed in Action There follow some columns for statistics – friendly troops, host nation, civilians 'KIA' or 'WIA'. Unfortunately, they are highly unreliable and the authors – many of them in the field of battle - often simply failed to fill them in.
Host Nation Killed
 
0  to  11
0 0.23 1.23
KIA - Killed in Action There follow some columns for statistics – friendly troops, host nation, civilians 'KIA' or 'WIA'. Unfortunately, they are highly unreliable and the authors – many of them in the field of battle - often simply failed to fill them in.
Region State or Province column (no statistics available)
Guardian Headline Text column (no statistics available)
as published by the Guardian UK
Originator Group Text column (no statistics available)
Type Text column (no statistics available)
This section describes the type of incident. "Friendly fire" for instance, means coalition troops mistakenly firing on each other. "Friendly action" on the other hand, means "fighting started by our side" rather than an enemy attack.
Friendly Wounded
 
0  to  12
0 0.20 1.29
WIA - Wounded in Action There follow some columns for statistics – friendly troops, host nation, civilians 'KIA' or 'WIA'. Unfortunately, they are highly unreliable and the authors – many of them in the field of battle - often simply failed to fill them in.
Host Nation Wounded
 
0  to  12
0 0.30 1.32
WIA - Wounded In Action There follow some columns for statistics – friendly troops, host nation, civilians 'KIA' or 'WIA'. Unfortunately, they are highly unreliable and the authors – many of them in the field of battle - often simply failed to fill them in.
Civilian Killed
 
0  to  19
0 0.82 2.60
KIA - Killed in Action There follow some columns for statistics – friendly troops, host nation, civilians 'KIA' or 'WIA'. Unfortunately, they are highly unreliable and the authors – many of them in the field of battle - often simply failed to fill them in.
Enemy Detained
 
0  to  4
0 0.03 0.36
Enemy Killed
 
0  to  56
0 0.66 5.11
KIA - Killed in Action There follow some columns for statistics – friendly troops, host nation, civilians 'KIA' or 'WIA'. Unfortunately, they are highly unreliable and the authors – many of them in the field of battle - often simply failed to fill them in.
MGRS Grid Location Text column (no statistics available)
SigAct Text column (no statistics available)
Bundle
 
1  to  313
141 151.79 94.02
Guardian Edited Category Text column (no statistics available)
as published by the Guardian UK
Description Text column (no statistics available)
a short account of what happened, - although it's often, but not always, written in pretty impenetrable military jargon. Guardian Glossary: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/datablog/2010/jul/25/wikileaks-afghanistan-war-logs-glossary
Updated by Group Text column (no statistics available)
Reporting Unit Text column (no statistics available)
Enemy Wounded
 
0  to  2
0 0.02 0.20
WIA - Wounded in Action There follow some columns for statistics – friendly troops, host nation, civilians 'KIA' or 'WIA'. Unfortunately, they are highly unreliable and the authors – many of them in the field of battle - often simply failed to fill them in.
Unit Name Text column (no statistics available)
Longitude
60.48  to  71.54
68.39 67.38 2.60
Guardian Incident URL Text column (no statistics available)
as published by the Guardian UK
CCIR Text column (no statistics available)
This is sometimes important – it may say "likely to cause negative media" or that there is a "credible allegation" civilians have been killed.
Affiliation Text column (no statistics available)
dcolor Text column (no statistics available)
Lat
0.00  to  45.59
33.06 32.98 3.47
Type of Unit Text column (no statistics available)
Long
0.00  to  71.54
68.39 66.82 6.63