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casualty

 [kazh´oo-al-te]
1. an accident; an accidental wound; death or disablement from an accident; also the person so injured.
2. in the armed forces, one missing from his unit as a result of death, injury, illness, or capture, because his whereabouts are unknown, or for other reasons.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ca·su·al·ty

(kazh'yū-ăl-tē),
An injury, or the victim of an accident or outbreak of disease or act of terrorism, warfare, or criminal incident.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

casualty

(1) A chance occurrence; an accident; a mishap; a disaster.
(2) A person killed or injured in war, mass disaster or accident.

Casualty

The world’s longest-running (now in its 22nd year) emergency medical drama, which was launched in 1986 in the UK on BBC One. Its story lines revolve around the staff and patients of the A&E (accident and emergency) department at the fictional Holby City Hospital located in the equally fictional county of Wyvern.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

casualty

A victim of an accident or mass disaster. See Mass disaster.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ca·su·al·ty

(kazh'ū-ăl-tē)
Injury or death from accident.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Anti-Government Elements (AGEs) continued to cause the majority of civilian casualties, the report said.
"This was mainly due to a reduction in civilian casualties from suicide IEDs [improvised explosive devices]," the report said.
The anti-government element continued to cause majority of civilian casualties. Taliban is responsible for 38 per cent of fatalities.
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According to the report, there were 417 casualties of violence (228 fatalities and 189 injuries) during the first quarter of 2019.A total of 194 casualties including 62 fatalities and 132 injuries reported in Balochistan in the first quarter while KP remained second with 69 casualties including 48 fatalities and 21 injuries.Similarly, in Sindh 67 casualties reported with 53 fatalities and 15 injuries, Punjab 54 casualties with 44 fatalities and 10 injuries, erstwhile FATA 30 casualties with 20 fatalities and 10 injuries, while in Islamabad 2 casualties were reported with one each fatalities and injury.
pedestrians injured in Manchester 2017 Four of the casualties occurred as a result of a single incident at 4.45pm on March 14 that year.
1033(h)(1)(A)(ii); Instructions for 2016 Form 4684, Casualties and Thefts, p.