Casualty estimation is the process of estimating the number of injuries or deaths in a battle or natural disaster that has already occurred. On the other, casualty prediction is the process of estimating the number of injuries or deaths that might occur in a planned or potential battle or natural disaster.
Measures used to imply casualties include:
- Reported number of kills
- Number of enemy individual weapons captured after engagement
- Number of tanks and aircraft lost
- Remote sensing of mass graves
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