Operation Iraqi Freedom

Iraqi Deaths

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Jul-11 63121
Jun-11 54150
May-11 65158
Apr-11 40112
Mar-11 43128
Feb-11 27106
Jan-11 14202
Dec-10 25103
Nov-10 28146
Oct-10 44141
Sep-10 46128
Aug-10 90273
Jul-10 37497
Jun-10 49127
May-10 48231
Apr-10 21240
Mar-10 31152
Feb-10 32204
Jan-10 17118
Dec-09 34253
Nov-09 1888
Oct-09 35285
Sep-09 6296
Aug-09 42397
Jul-09 47193
Jun-09 51316
May-09 39149
Apr-09 45302
Mar-09 49229
Feb-09 39163
Jan-09 54133
Dec-08 74246
Nov-08 27290
Oct-08 48240
Sep-08 98268
Aug-08 85226
Jul-08 98321
Jun-08 77373
May-08 110396
Apr-08 113631
Mar-08 161819
Feb-08 110564
Jan-08 69485
Dec-07 72476
Nov-07 89471
Oct-07 114565
Sep-07 96752
Aug-07 761598
Jul-07 2321458
Jun-07 1971148
May-07 1981782
Apr-07 3001521
Mar-07 2152762
Feb-07 1502864
Jan-07 911711
Dec-06 1231629
Nov-06 1231741
Oct-06 2241315
Sep-06 1503389
Aug-06 2332733
Jul-06 2171063
Jun-06 132738
May-06 150969
Apr-06 201808
Mar-06 191901
Feb-06 158688
Jan-06 189590
Dec-05 193344
Nov-05 176592
Oct-05 215463
Sep-05 233640
Aug-05 2821524
Jul-05 304518
Jun-05 296469
May-05 259572
Apr-05 199301
Mar-05 176257
Feb-05 103NA
Jan-05 109NA
Total Prior to 2005

01/28/05The bullet-riddled bodies of six Iraqi soldiers were found Friday in the western city of Ramadi, where two more people were killed and eight wounded in fighting between Iraqi forces and insurgents.066
01/27/05A car bomb has exploded near an Iraqi army patrol in Samarra, killing an Iraqi soldier and two civilians. Doctors at the local hospital said on Thursday at least four Iraqi soldiers and two civilians were also wounded in the blast.033
01/27/05nmen have assassinated Brigadier Sami Al-Hamdani, officer of the installations protection force, affiliate of the Iraqi Interior Ministry, in one of Mosul's neighborhoods. The gunmen have showered his car with heavy fire killing him immediately.011
01/27/05one Iraqi police officer was killed and four others injured by a suicide car bomb Thursday, according to Adel Mulan, the head of the Diyala provincial police force011
01/27/05The bodies of four executed Iraqi soldiers were found Thursday dumped on a roadside in the rebel Sunni Muslim city of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, witnesses said.044
01/26/05Four Iraqi policemen, two Iraqi soldiers and three civilians were killed...in Baquba...one Iraqi policeman was killed and at least eight people were wounded...055
01/25/05At least 11 Iraqi policemen were killed in fierce clashes Tuesday in eastern Baghdad, a hospital official said.01111
01/22/05A total of 15 Iraqi National Guardsmen were shot dead by an Iraqi militant group, a websitestatement said Saturday.01515
01/21/05About ten gunmen in two cars in the Ramadi area stepped out of their vehicles, attacked a soldier, tied his hands behind his back, and cut his head off before the eyes of shocked onlookers in the street, the witnesses said.011
01/21/05Five Iraqi soldiers and a civilian were killed Thursday in a string of attacks north of Baghdad, while the capital itself remained calm, police said.055
01/20/05Four of the soldiers were killed and four wounded on Thursday by a roadside bomb in Samarra. Also on Thursday, an Iraqi soldier was killed and another wounded in a mortar attack on a military position in Siniya, west of the troubled city of Baiji.011
01/18/05First Infantry Division Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, discovered the remains of an Iraqi police officer at the bus station in Khalis about 10:00 a.m on Jan. 18. Identification was found with the remains.011
01/16/05Five Iraqi soldiers and a policeman were shot dead on Saturday in a string of insurgent attacks around the northern trouble spots of Samarra and Kirkuk.055
01/12/05A car bomb today hit an Iraqi army patrol, killing two soldiers and wounding two in southeastern Mosul. A joint U.S.-Iraqi mission in the city yesterday was hit by a roadside bomb and fired on by gunmen killing three Iraqi soldiers055
01/12/05According to the colonel, there were two vehicles carrying up to 14 insurgents. Six insurgents were seen entering the building after killing the two IP officers,011
01/11/05The U.S. military in Iraq says at least six Iraqi policemen were killed in a car bomb explosion in the northern town of Tikrit Tuesday.066
01/10/05Two Iraqi Army Soldiers were killed and one was wounded when their joint combat patrol with 1st Infantry Division Soldiers was attacked by anti-Iraqi forces using an improvised explosive device and small arms fire near Samarra on Jan 10.022
01/09/05The acting police chief in the northern Iraqi town of Samarra has been assassinated by gunmen. Gunmen opened fire on Mohammed al-Badri as he travelled in his car near Samarra011
01/05/05In a third attack Wednesday, gunmen killed Iraqi police Col. Khalifa Hassan and his driver as they headed to work in the restive city of Baqoubah, 30 miles northeast of Baghdad, Dr. Ahmed Fouad of the Baqoubah General Hospital said011
01/04/05Total Iraqi officers and police members who were killed during terror attacks including assassination attempts or blasting or booby trapping in the last one and half year was up to 1300, Iraqi Minister of Interior Falah Hasan Al-Naqib said on Tuesday.011
01/03/05Three other policemen were killed in the restive Sunni heartland north of the capital, raising further questions among Iraqis on how the country's fledgling security forces will be able to protect voters if they can hardly protect themselves.055
01/02/05A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb north of Baghdad on Sunday, killing 19 Iraqis - all but one of them National Guards01919
01/02/05Four Iraqi policemen were killed in a separate attack...Six Guards were also wounded in the car bomb blast near Balad, 50 miles north of Baghdad044
01/01/05Militants from a group led by Al Qaeda ally Abu Musab al-Zarqawi said they had killed five men and warned those who work with the US-backed government they faced the same fate.055

This is not a complete list, nor can we verify these totals. This is simply a compilation of deaths reported by news agencies. Actual totals for Iraqi deaths are much higher than the numbers recorded on this site.

Deaths Since April 28, 2005
(Shiite-led government announced):

Police/Mil: 8321
Civilians: 50253
Total: 58574

Deaths Since February 22, 2006
(Al Askari Mosque bombing):

Police/Mil: 6023
Civilians: 44145
Total: 50168

For a detail list of Iraqi Deaths please see
The Iraqi Body Count
For a detail Report on mortality before and after the 2003 invasion of Iraq see
The Lancet Study (PDF)