Operation Iraqi Freedom


Iraqi Deaths


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PeriodISFCiv
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
Total Prior to 2005
Total
8825
1300
10125
50152
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Aug-06
DateIncidentCivilianISFTotal
08/31/062,222 people died violently in August in Baghdad, according to a U.N. report published in September, which was also based on official statistics from the Health Ministry. [2,222 - 459 previously recorded = 1763]176301763
08/31/06BAGHDAD - A car bomb targeting an Iraqi police patrol killed four police commandos and wounded 11 people, including six policemen, Interior Ministry sources said. The bomb in eastern Baghdad's Mashtal district went off by a petrol station044
08/31/06BAGHDAD - Rockets slammed into homes in mainly Shi'ite east Baghdad just before nightfall on Thursday...State television, which said the toll had risen to more than 67 dead and 300 wounded67067
08/31/06JBELA - One man was killed and eight others wounded when a bomb exploded at a wedding party in the small town of Jbela, 65 km (39 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.101
08/31/06MOSUL - Gunmen shot dead four police officers and burned their bodies after ambushing their vehicle in the volatile northern city of Mosul, hospital sources said.044
08/31/06MOSUL - Two policemen were killed and two others were wounded when clashes erupted between police and gunmen in the eastern outskirts of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad.022
08/31/06RAMADI - A former Iraqi Air Force commander under toppled leader Saddam Hussein was gunned down in the western city of Ramadi on Thursday, police said. Lieutenant-General Wajeeh Thirar Hneyfish was the commander 101
08/31/06SAMARRA - Turkey al-Duleimi, a civilian judge in Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, was found dead in the town of Samarra, 100 km (62 miles) north of Baghdad, medical sources said. 101
08/30/06BADRA - Two border guards, including a captain, were killed in Badra, a town east of Baghdad near the Iranian border, after their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb, border guards said.022
08/30/06BAGHDAD - A bomb in Baghdad's central Shorja market killed 24 people and wounded 35, police and Interior Ministry sources said.24024
08/30/06BAGHDAD - Gunmen killed Nadia Mohammed, a director general at the Justice Ministry, along with her driver and two guards in western Baghdad's Nafaq al-Shurta area, a hospital source said.224
08/30/06BAGHDAD - Two civilians were killed and 21 people wounded, including five policemen, when a car bomb exploded after police responded to a small bomb blast near a petrol station, police said.202
08/30/06BUHRIZ - A roadside bomb killed five members of one family, including three women and a child, and seriously wounded another woman and child as they travelled in their car near the town of Buhriz, 60 km (36 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police said505
08/30/06DIWANIYA - Gunmen "executed" 13 Iraqi soldiers after their ammunition ran out during fierce clashes in the town of Diwaniya, south of Baghdad, on Monday, Iraq's defence minister said.01313
08/30/06FALLUJA - The body of a civilian was found three days after he was kidnapped by militants in the former insurgent stronghold of Falluja, 50 km (30 miles) west of Baghdad, police said. The body bore signs of torture.101
08/30/06HILLA - A bomb targeting a crowd of men outside an army recruitment office killed 12 people and wounded 38. Hilla police spokesman Captain Muthanna al-Mamuri said the bomb was left on a parked bicycle.12012
08/30/06KIRKUK - An explosion inside a bus killed three people and wounded 11 in the northern city of Kirkuk, including a man who had left the bomb inside the vehicle but failed to make a swift exit, police and witnesses said.303
08/30/06NUMANIYA - Gunmen killed three brothers in the Iraqi town of Numaniya, 120 km (72 miles) south of Baghdad, police said. The men were Shi'ites who had fled a Sunni region further north.303
08/30/06NUMANIYA - Police said they found a body, bearing signs of torture, in a river near the town of Numaniya.101
08/30/06QAIM - Police in the western Iraqi town of Qaim said they had found the bodies of two civilians with gunshot wounds to the head and torture marks.202
08/30/06SAMAWA - Clashes between Iraqi police and civilians killed one civilian and wounded nine people, including five police.101
08/30/06SUWAYRA - Iraqi police said they recovered four bodies, blindfolded and hands bound, with signs of torture from the river Tigris in the town of Suwayra, south of Baghdad.404
08/29/06BAGHDAD - Four people were killed and two wounded when a mortar landed in the Hay al-Amil district of western Baghdad, police said.404
08/29/06BAGHDAD - In western Baghdad, 10 men, handcuffed and blindfolded, were found dumped in a school yard, while 10 other bodies were discovered in a southern district of the capital20020
08/29/06BAIJI - Gunmen killed a bakery worker and wounded another in the oil refinery city of Baiji, 180 km (112 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
08/29/06BALAD - Police found the body of a civilian with gunshot wounds to the head and chest in the town of Balad, 80 km (55 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
08/29/06BAQUBA - Fifteen people were gunned down in several attacks in different areas of Baquba, police said.15015
08/29/06BAQUBA - Gunmen attacked an office of the radical Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr in the religiously mixed city of Baquba on Tuesday, killing two guards and wounding five, police said.202
08/29/06BAQUBA (near)- Four people were found shot dead, handcuffed and blindfolded in a village near Baquba, police said.404
08/29/06DIWANIYA (near)- At least 29 people were killed when a blast ripped through scavengers siphoning petrol from pools around a breach in a disused pipeline near Diwaniya...health officials said. The explosion severely wounded 26 people.29029
08/29/06KIRKUK - A policeman was killed and nine people were wounded when a roadside bomb went off near their patrol in the tense city of Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police and hospital sources said. 011
08/29/06LATIFIYA (near)- An Iraqi soldier was killed and four civilians were wounded when a roadside bomb went off near his patrol in the main road between Mahmudiya and Latifiya011
08/29/06MOSUL - Gunmen killed a former Iraqi army officer on Monday in the northern city of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
08/29/06MOSUL - Gunmen killed a man in Mosul, a hospital source said.101
08/29/06MOSUL - In two gun attacks in the northern city of Mosul, four people were killed, police said. Two died in the city centre and two in a suburb404
08/28/06Baghdad - a car suicide bomber slammed into a police checkpoint outside the Interior Ministry...The blast killed 14 people, including eight policemen..,17 policemen were among the wounded6814
08/28/06BAGHDAD - A policeman was killed and two wounded when a roadside bomb went off near their patrol in southern Baghdad, a source in the Interior Ministry said.011
08/28/06Baghdad - a roadside bomb in the mainly Sunni western neighborhood of Jihad struck a car transporting five barbershop workers killed one person and seriously wounded another four, police Lt. Maitham Abdul-Razzaq said.101
08/28/06BAGHDAD - A suicide car bomber killed up to 16 people near an entrance of the Interior Ministry in Baghdad, a source in the ministry said. Thirteen of the dead were policemen, police said. 62 people were wounded, 47 of them police.31316
08/28/06DIWANIYA - Fifty gunmen and 20 Iraqi soldiers have been killed in clashes in the town of Diwaniya...the Ministry of Defence spokesman said in Baghdad...25 soldiers and nine civilians had been brought in.92534
08/28/06MOSUL - Gunmen killed a policeman in front of his house in Mosul, police said.011
08/28/06MOSUL - Gunmen killed three members of the same family -- two women and one man -- in the city of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, hospital sources said.303
08/28/06MOSUL - Gunmen killed three policemen in separate attacks in Mosul, police said. 033
08/27/06ABARA - Gunmen killed two brothers and their cousin in Abara, just north of Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.303
08/27/06BAGHDAD - A bomb planted in a minibus killed nine civilians and wounded 20 others in central Baghdad, police and Interior Ministry sources said. The bus was carrying passengers to the predominantly Shi'ite Karrada district.909
08/27/06BAGHDAD - A car bomb exploded outside the offices of the state-run newspaper al-Sabah in Baghdad, killing two people and wounding 18, the newspaper's editor said.202
08/27/06BAGHDAD - Police said 20 bodies had been found in various districts of Baghdad on Saturday. Some bore signs of torture and most had been killed by gunshots to the head.20020
08/27/06BASRA - A bomb packed inside a motorcycle killed seven people and wounded 10 in a popular market in the southern Shi'ite city of Basra, police said707
08/27/06HAFRIYA - Iraqi police said they found the bodies of two electricity workers on a main road hours after they were kidnapped in the small town of Hafriya...The bodies had their hands tied and had bullet wounds to the head.202
08/27/06KHALIS - Gunmen opened fire on a market area in a town north of Baghdad on Sunday, killing 16 people and wounding 25, police said.16016
08/27/06KIRKUK - A suicide truck bomber killed a Kurdish guard and wounded 16 people when he blew himself up outside the party offices of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan.011
08/27/06KIRKUK - Two simultaneous suicide car bombs killed nine people and wounded 22 in the ethnically disputed city of Kirkuk...One blast hit the house of a local police officer and a second struck the residence of a relative of Iraq's president Jalal Talabani909
08/27/06MOSUL - Gunmen killed three civilians in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, police said303
08/27/06MUQDADIYA - Gunmen killed Mahmoud Faisal, a lieutenant colonel in the Iraqi army, in the town of Muqdadiya, 90 km (55 miles, northeast of Baghdad, police said. 011
08/27/06NUMANIYA - A former member of Saddam Hussein's now outlawed Baath party was shot dead by gunmen in the town of Numaniya, 120 km (72 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.101
08/26/06BAQUBA - Gunmen in the town of Baquba 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad attacked a Shi'ite family, killing two women and two children and wounding 11.404
08/26/06BASRA - Gunmen killed a woman translator and wounded another as they left a British military base in the southern city of Basra, police said.101
08/26/06BASRA - Gunmen killed three civilians in Basra, police said.303
08/26/06DHULUIYA - Insurgents killed the owner of an ice factory on Friday in the small town of Dhuluiya, 40 km (25 miles) north of Baghdad, the Joint Co-ordination Centre said.101
08/26/06ISKANDARIA - A car bomb outside a Shi'ite mosque in the town of Iskandaria south of Baghdad killed three people and wounded 17, police said.303
08/26/06KIRKUK - Four Kurdish civilians were killed in a drive -by shooting as they were travelling southwest of the ethnically mixed city of Kirkuk, police said.404
08/26/06MOSUL - Gunmen killed a university student and wounded his brother and sister in their home in the northern city of Mosul, police said.101
08/26/06SAMARRA - Gunmen killed a policeman in the town of Samarra, 100 km (60 miles) north of Baghdad, the U.S.-Iraqi Joint Co- ordination Centre said.011
08/25/06BALAD RUZ - Three teenage boys were killed and three wounded when a makeshift bomb exploded on a field where they were playing football, police said. The attack took place in the town of Balad Ruz, northeast of Baghdad.303
08/25/06BAQUBA - Nine people died in separate attacks in various parts of Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.909
08/25/06DHULUIYA - Insurgents killed the owner of an ice factory on Friday in the small town of Dhuluiya, 40km (25 miles) north of Baghdad, the Joint Co-ordination Centre said.101
08/25/06MOSUL - Gunmen killed a policeman in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Friday, police said. 011
08/25/06NASIRIYA - Two people were killed and two wounded when gunmen clashed with guards at a Sunni mosque in Nasiriya, 375 km (235 miles) southeast of Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.202
08/25/06QAIM - The body of an Iraqi soldier with multiple gunshot wounds and bearing signs of torture was found in an area near the Syrian border just east of Qaim, 500 km (300 miles) west of Baghdad, said police officer Falah Hassan. 011
08/25/06RASHAD - A roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi army patrol exploded in the small town of Rashad, 30 km (18 miles) south of the northern town of Kirkuk, killing one soldier and wounding two others, a military source said.011
08/25/06TIKRIT - Gunmen in the predominantly Sunni town of Tikrit stormed a bakery on Friday and killed three Shi'ite workers and wounded two, police said.303
08/24/06BAGHDAD - Police found the bodies of three people, handcuffed and with gunshot wounds, in Kut, 170 km (105 miles) southeast of Baghdad, police said303
08/24/06BAGHDAD - Two civilians were killed and nine people, including two policemen, wounded when a car driven by a suicide bomber exploded near a police station in eastern Baghdad, a source in the Interior Ministry said. 202
08/24/06BAIJI - Police found the body of an Iraqi near the town of Baiji, 180 km (112 miles) north of Baghdad, after earlier finding its severed head in the same town on Wednesday, police said on Thursday.101
08/24/06BALAD - Gunmen killed three policemen on Wednesday at a checkpoint in Balad, 80 km (60 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.033
08/24/06BAQUBA - Two policemen were killed and three wounded when a roadside bomb went off near their patrol in Baquba, police said.022
08/24/06KERBALA - Gunmen killed four people, three of them from Saddam Hussein's ousted Baath party, in different attacks in Kerbala, 110 km (68 miles) southwest of Baghdad.404
08/24/06Khan Bani Saad - A roadside bomb attack had killed an Iraqi army officer and wounded four of his soldiers Thursday in the Khan Bani Saad district outside Baquba.011
08/24/06LATIFIYA (near)- Police retrieved a body, handcuffed, blindfolded and with gunshot wounds, from a river near Latifiya, 40 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.101
08/24/06MOSUL - A hospital in Mosul received the bodies of seven people with gunshot wounds, including five from the same family, a hospital source said.707
08/24/06MOSUL - The police found a body with gunshot wounds in the city of Mosul, police said.101
08/24/06SUWAYRA - Police found a body, handcuffed and with gunshot wounds, in the town of Suwayra, 40 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.101
08/24/06TIKRIT - Police retrieved a body from the Tigris river in the city of Tikrit, 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, a joint U.S. and Iraqi policing centre said.101
08/23/06AL-HAY - Gunmen killed a policeman on Tuesday in the small town of al-Hay, south of Kut, 170 km (105 miles) southeast of Baghdad, police said.011
08/23/06BAGHDAD - A civilian was killed and another wounded when a roadside bomb went off in the southern Saidiya district of Baghdad, a source in the Interior Ministry said.101
08/23/06BAQUBA - Eight people, including two policemen, were gunned down in different incidents in the religiously mixed city of Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said628
08/23/06LATIFIYA (near) - Iraqi police pulled out six bodies from a small river near Latifiya, 40 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad on Tuesday, police said.606
08/23/06MOSUL - A woman was killed and eight policemen and two civilians were wounded when a suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt and a police uniform blew up himself near a police check point near the court in the northern city of Mosul101
08/22/06BAGHDAD - The body of Dawoud Salman, an employee in the Shi'ite Endowment, a religious foundation that cares for mosques, was found in the southern Saidiya district of Baghdad, police said.101
08/22/06BAQUBA - Gunmen killed a police major and seriously wounded his driver as he was heading home in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of the capital, police said.011
08/22/06HILLA (near) - The body of a man with gunshot wounds to the head was found near Hilla, 100 km (60 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.101
08/22/06KIRKUK (near) - Gunmen killed two people on the main road near Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.202
08/22/06MADAEN - The bodies of eight fruit traders were found with their throats slit by a road in Madaen, 40 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad, said Ahmed Diabil, a spokesman for Najaf province. The men, who were from Najaf, died on Monday.808
08/22/06MOSUL - Gunmen killed a family of five, including two children, after entering their home in the al-Zanjeeli district of Mosul 390 km north of Baghdad, a hospital source said.505
08/22/06MOSUL - Gunmen killed a man in the northern city of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
08/22/06RAMADI - Gunmen killed one of the bodyguards of the governor of Anbar in a drive-by shooting in the restive Sunni stronghold, west of Baghdad, police said. The governor was not present during the attack.101
08/22/06YUSUFIYA - A civilian was killed and two wounded when a roadside bomb went off near a police patrol near Yusufiya, 15 km (9 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.101
08/21/06KIRKUK - U.S. forces killed a 10 year-old boy accidentally on Sunday when they fired at a car approaching their patrol in the northern city of Kirkuk...the U.S. military said on Monday. A bullet ricocheted and struck the child, who was standing nearby.101
08/20/06BAGHDAD - At least 20 people died and more than 300 were hurt in Baghdad in attacks on Shi'ite pilgrims who gathered in their hundreds of thousands for a religious festival in the capital, a Health Ministry spokesman said.20020
08/20/06BAQUBA - Gunmen killed seven people, including two brothers in the local police force, police said707
08/20/06BASRA - Gunmen killed Fadhil al-Magsusi, a colonel in the Facility Protection Services (FPS), on Sunday in the southern city of Basra, 550 km (340 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.011
08/20/06BASRA - Gunmen killed two off-duty members of the Interior Ministry Intelligence Service on Sunday in Basra, police said.022
08/20/06DIWANIYA - Two people were killed and two wounded by a mortar attack on a car park in the town of Diwaniya, 180 km (110 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.202
08/20/06JURF AL-SAKHAR - Police said they found the bodies of two unidentified men in fields in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad. They had been shot in the chest and head.202
08/20/06KERBALA - A policeman and a gunman were killed in clashes in the holy Shi'ite city of Kerbala, 110 km (68 miles) south of Baghdad, police said. A further two policemen were wounded and four gunmen arrested.011
08/20/06Qandeel Mountain - Two Iraqi civilians were killed on Saturday and three others were wounded when Iranian artillery shelled a number of villages near Qandeel Mountain at the Iraqi-Iranian border, an Iraqi Kurdish source told reporters.202
08/19/06BAGHDAD - Suspected Sunni extremists killed eight Shias in gun and bomb attacks in Baghdad yesterday as thousands of pilgrims converged on the Iraqi capital to mark the death of a revered imam. 808
08/19/06BAQUBA - Gunmen killed at least 12 civilians in Baquba and nearby towns including two university professors, students and farmers, a security source in the town said. It was not clear whether the attacks were co-ordinated.12012
08/19/06DIWANIYA - A roadside bomb targeting the Iraqi army convoy of Brigadier-General Jamil al-Haji, killed two of his bodyguards and wounded three others in Diwaniya...police in the town said. Haji escaped unhurt.202
08/19/06Diyala - An Iraqi police statement said a worker of the Iraqi Human Rights Council was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Diyala northeast of the Iraqi capital.101
08/19/06HAWIJA - A roadside bomb killed a civilian and wounded five others, including two children, in the town of Hawija, 70 km (43 miles) southwest of Kirkuk, Iraqi police said.101
08/19/06ISHAQI - Iraqi police said they found the body of a civilian in the town of Ishaqi, 100 km (60 miles) north of Baghdad, with gunshot wounds to the head and chest.101
08/19/06MOSUL - A policeman was killed and another wounded when they were shot by a sniper whilst on patrol in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, police Brigadier Saeed al-Jubouri said.011
08/18/06BAGHDAD - A group of Shiite pilgrims enroute to attend an major ceremony were attacked by unidentified gunmen in northern Baghdad Friday night, leaving seven people killed, an Interior Ministry source told Xinhua. 707
08/18/06BAGHDAD (near) - Gunmen killed a policeman in the al-Rashdiya district, north of Baghdad, police Colonel Sabah Moussa said.011
08/18/06DIWANIYA - A former Baath Party member was assassinated in Diwaniya, 180 Km (112 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.101
08/18/06MOSUL - Three men were killed in Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, including one believed to be a member of the Kurdish Peshmerga militia, Colonel Karin Khalef said.303
08/18/06MOSUL - Two women, one of whom was pregnant, were gunned down about 10 km northeast of Mosul, Iraq's third largest city, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.202
08/17/06BAGHDAD - At least seven people have been killed in a car bomb attack at a busy market in Baghdad's Sadr City district as Iraq was hit by another day of violence.707
08/17/06BALAD - One Iraqi soldier securing oil fields was found dead, with 13 gunshot wounds to the head, a day after he was kidnapped in Balad, 80 km (50 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
08/17/06BAQUBA - Nine civilians, including three brothers, were assassinated in separate attacks in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.909
08/17/06BAQUBA - Two policemen were killed on Thursday and four people were wounded when gunmen attacked police watch towers in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. Two of the wounded were civilians 022
08/17/06DAQUQ - A roadside bomb exploded in the town of Daquq, 45 km (25 miles) south of Kirkuk, killing two civilians and wounding a third, police said.202
08/17/06FALLUJA - Gunmen killed a policeman in the city of Falluja, west of Baghdad, police said.011
08/17/06FALLUJA (near)- The bodies of two men with gunshot wounds, bearing signs of torture, were found dead just north of Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.202
08/17/06MAHMUDIYA - An Iraqi interpreter working on a U.S. military base was killed by gunmen in Mahmudiya, about 30 km (20 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.101
08/17/06MOSUL - Lieutenant Colonel Abdul-Ilah Abdul-Kareem of Mosul police was gunned down in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad.011
08/17/06SUWAYRA - The bodies of six blindfolded civilians with their hands bound and with multiple gunshot wounds were retrieved from the Tigris river in Suwayra, a town 45 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad, police said606
08/16/06BAGHDAD - Eight people were killed and 28 wounded when a roadside bomb went off in a flea market besides a highway flyover in eastern Baghdad, police said.808
08/16/06BAGHDAD - Two simultaneous car bombs killed at least 13 people and wounded 43 in Baghdad on Wednesday, police said. The attacks took place on Tunis Street, a busy commercial area in central Baghdad.13013
08/16/06BAQUBA - A policeman was killed and three were wounded when a roadside exploded near their patrol in the religiously mixed city of Baquba, 65 km north of Baghdad, police said.011
08/16/06BASRA - Armed gangs attacked the city council and governor's office in Basra, Iraq's second largest city...and exchanged fire with Iraqi forces. British armoured vehicles were dispatched to back them up. One policeman killed and five wounded, police said.011
08/16/06DIWANIYA - Gunmen killed a former member of Saddam Hussein's ousted Baath Party in the southern city of Diwaniya, 180 km south of Baghdad, police said.101
08/16/06MUQDADIYA - Bomb blast kills a woman and injures seven other civilians near the main bus station of this small town, 90 km (50 miles) north east of Baghdad, police said.101
08/15/06BAQUBA - Gunmen shot dead police lieutenant Fadhil Uthman while he was boarding a car in the town of Baquba, north of Baghdad, police said.011
08/15/06BAQUBA - One policeman was killed and three people were wounded, including one civilian, when a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol exploded in a bus garage in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
08/15/06Karbala - A regional health official said three Iraqi policemen and four gunmen were killed and 17 people were wounded in the clashes. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he is not authorized to speak to the media.033
08/15/06MOSUL - A suicide bomber detonated a truck rigged with explosives outside the offices of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan in...Mosul, killing nine people and wounding 36, police said. Five Kurdish peshmerga militias were among the dead, police said.909
08/15/06MUQDADIYA - Gunmen killed three bakers supplying bread for the Iraqi army and wounded a passerby in the town of Muqdadiya, 90 km (50 miles) north east of Baghdad, police said.303
08/15/06NEAR DUJAIL - Gunmen shot dead a former Iraqi army officer on Monday night on a highway near Dujail, 90 km (55 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
08/14/06BAGHDAD - Five killed by car bomb on a bridge over the Diyala river in the southern outskirts of Baghdad, police and Iraqi state television said.505
08/14/06BAIJI - Gunmen killed a tribal leader in the oil refinery city of Baiji, 180 km (112 miles) north of Baghdad, police said101
08/14/06KHALIS (near)- Two civilians were killed and three others wounded when a roadside bomb went off near their car in a village near the town of Khalis, 80 km (50 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. 202
08/14/06MOSUL - Gunmen kill a civilian and wound his brother in Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad.101
08/14/06MOSUL - Gunmen killed two civilians and wounded another in Mosul, police said. Gunmen wounded two civilians in different incidents in the same city, police added.202
08/14/06RAMADI - Gunmen assassinate the administrative and legal director of the Anbar health department, Thakir al-Dualiami, outside his office in Ramadi, 110 km (68 Miles) west of Baghdad, police said.101
08/13/06AL-GHERBA - The body of a woman who had been shot dead was found on Saturday in small town of al-Gherba, near Kut, 170 km (105 miles) southwest of Baghdad, police said on Sunday.101
08/13/06Baghdad - A high ranking Iraqi security source in the Interior ministry said Sunday that the final death toll of the bombings in the Al-Zafaraniyah district in southern Baghdad is 57 killed and 145 injured57057
08/13/06BALAD (near)- Gunmen stormed the house of a civilian and shot him in a town near Balad, 80 km (55 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
08/13/06BAQUBA - Gunmen killed a civilian inside a market in the religiously mixed city of Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
08/13/06BEDRA - A woman and two children were killed when an old land mine, planted during the Iraq-Iran war, exploded near the town of Bedra, near the eastern border, a border officer said.303
08/13/06OWJA - Gunmen killed a civilian on Saturday in the small town of Owja, near Tikrit, police said.101
08/13/06TIKRIT (near) - Gunmen killed a colonel in the Oil Protection Facilities, a security body charged with guarding Iraq's oil infrastructure, while he was in a gas station north of Tikrit, 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
08/12/06Amara - unidentified gunmen killed two former members of his Baath party. One victim, an irrigation engineer, was killed west of the town in a drive-by shooting as he headed for work. The second, a teacher, was gunned down by an assassin202
08/12/06Baghdad - Police also found 15 other bullet-riddled bodies of men who had been handcuffed and blindfolded in six neighborhoods throughout the Baghdad area, police Lt. Mohammed Khayoun said.15015
08/12/06BAGHDAD - A car bomb in a neighbourhood in southwestern Baghdad killed at least three people and wounded nine, police said. In a separate attack, a roadside bomb targeting Iraqi soldiers killed three soldiers in western Ghazaliya district, police said.336
08/12/06BAGHDAD - Two civilians killed and three wounded in a roadside bomb attack aimed at a police patrol in central Baghdad, police said. The attack took place on one of the city's main highways.202
08/12/06BALAD - Police said they had found the bodies of two civilians shot in the head and chest in Balad, 80 km (50 miles) north of Baghdad.202
08/12/06BAQUBA - Gunmen killed police captain Nuri Juad in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
08/12/06Baquba - In Baquba, north of the capital...Two civilians were also killed by drive-by shootings in the town. 202
08/12/06BASRA - Three die in a bomb blast in the southern city of Basra, 550 km (340 miles) south of Baghdad, police sources said. Iraqiya state television said the bomb was inside an electronics shop in the mainly Shi'ite city.303
08/12/06DIWANIYA - Gunmen assassinated a member of Iraqi intelligence in front of his home in Diwaniya, 180 km (112 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.011
08/12/06Hilla - South of the city, a clan chieftain was murdered by unidentified gunmen in Hilla, 101
08/12/06Iskandiriyah - a grocer was shot dead in Iskandiriyah, police said.101
08/12/06MOSUL - A sniper attacked a police patrol, killing one officer and wounding another in Mosul, police said.011
08/12/06MOSUL - Gunmen killed two civilians in al-Masarif district in Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.202
08/12/06SAMAWA - Gunmen assassinated Nabil Ghaithan, director of the post office for the Muthanna district, while he was in his car in Samawa, 270 km (168 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.101
08/12/06Suwayrah - Police found a dozen bodies trapped in a grate in the Tigris River at one of a series of metal grates fixed in the river to block debris...All were men between 35 and 45 years old and had been bound, blindfolded and shot 12012
08/11/06BAGHDAD - Six bound and blindfolded bodies bearing signs of torture were found in different parts of Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said. Each had been executed with a single shot to the head. 606
08/11/06BAIJI - Gunmen in two cars shot dead one civilian while he was heading to work in central Baiji, 180 km (112 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. 101
08/11/06Kirkuk - A bomb near the northern Iraq city of Kirkuk has killed two police officers and injured at least two others. The roadside bomb exploded when a police patrol passed on the outskirts of Hawijah, 45km (30miles) west of Kirkuk. 022
08/11/06MOSUL - A policeman was gunned down in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, said police captain Eidan al- Jubouri of Mosul police.011
08/10/06BAGHDAD - A mortar bomb landed on a restaurant on the northern edge of Baghdad, killing at least three people and wounding five, police said.303
08/10/06BAGHDAD - Six people were killed and four wounded by a bomb in a restaurant at a busy traffic intersection called Darweesh, near the Doura district of southern Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.606
08/10/06BAGHDAD - Three police commandos were killed, including a brigade captain, and three wounded in clashes with gunmen in the Um al-Maalif district of southern Baghdad, a police source said. Al-Maalif is near Darweesh intersection033
08/10/06BAGHDAD - Two civilians were killed and two wounded in fighting between police and gunmen in the western Baghdad area of Tobchi, police said.202
08/10/06BAQUBA - Four policemen were killed and seven wounded in a mortar attack and roadside bomb in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north Baghdad, the regional Diyala police command centre said044
08/10/06FALLUJA - A policeman was shot dead in Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.011
08/10/06HAWIJA - A roadside bomb aimed at a police patrol exploded in Hawija, southwest of Kirkuk, killing two policemen and critically wounding two others, police said.022
08/10/06MOSUL - Gunmen killed one civilian in the city of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, a source at the morgue said.101
08/10/06MUQDADIYA - Maad al-Saadoun, a brother of Sunni legislator Mudhhir al-Saadoun, was shot dead by gunmen in his car in Muqdadiya, 90 km (50 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police said.101
08/10/06NAJAF - At least 35 people were killed and 120 injured by bomb blasts in a market near the Imam Ali shrine in southern city of Najaf, 160 km (100 miles) from Baghdad, the defence ministry said.35035
08/09/06AL-ZAB - The police found a beheaded body of a man in al- Zab, an area about 35 km (20 miles) southwest of Kirkuk, police said.101
08/09/06BAGHDAD - A civilian was killed and another hurt by a roadside bomb targeting a U.S. patrol in east Baghdad, police said101
08/09/06BAGHDAD - Gunmen killed five people and wounded two in western Baghdad when they opened fire on a street vendor grilling fish, an Interior Ministry source said.505
08/09/06BAGHDAD - Nine bodies were found in various districts of Baghdad and all were killed by gunshots, police said.909
08/09/06BAQUBA - Five people were killed and 20 wounded overnight on Tuesday when a rocket hit a three-storey building in the religiously mixed city of Baquba, ...an explosives expert in the police said.505
08/09/06BASRA - Gunmen killed Army Colonel Qasim Abdul Qadir on his way to work in Basra, Iraq's second city, 550 km (340 miles) south of Baghdad, the army said.011
08/09/06DOUR - The police found the bodies of two people shot in the head and chest on Tuesday in the small town of Dour, near Tikrit, 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. 202
08/09/06HABANIYA - Three policemen were killed and another seven wounded when a suicide car bomber rammed his car into a police station in the former tourist area of Habaniya, 85 km (51 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.033
08/09/06KIRKUK - A civilian was killed and another wounded by a roadside bomb near their car in the main road between Hawija and Kirkuk, police said.101
08/09/06MOSUL - The body of a murdered policeman was found in Mosul, 390 km (24 miles) north of Baghdad, a source at the morgue said. The policeman had been shot.011
08/09/06TIKRIT - Three beheaded corpses were found on the side of the road between Tikrit and Kirkuk, police said. One of the dead men was Brigadier General Salamah Mohamed Latif, supply director in the Iraqi border police. The other two were his bodyguards213
08/08/06BAGHDAD - Gunmen stormed a bank in the northern Baghdad district of Adhamiya, killing five people -- three bodyguards and two employees -- before walking away with the equivalent of $4,000, police sources said505
08/08/06BAGHDAD - Police found two bodies, shot in the head, in Sulla in northwest Baghdad202
08/08/06BAGHDAD - Ten people were killed and 69 wounded when two roadside bombs exploded in al-Shorja market in central Baghdad, police sources said.10010
08/08/06BAGHDAD - Three bombs exploded earlier near the Interior Ministry building in central Baghdad, killing 10 people and injuring eight, police Lt. Bilal Ali Majid said.10010
08/08/06BAGHDAD (near) - The bodies of seven people wearing military uniforms were found shot dead in a small town 30 km (20 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.077
08/08/06FALLUJA - Gunmen killed a police lieutenant colonel and wounded his brother in Falluja, 50 km (35 miles) west of Baghdad, police said112
08/08/06MOSUL - Gunmen killed two people at a mobile telephone shop in the northern city of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.202
08/08/06RASHAD - Gunmen killed two employees of a private company in the small town of Rashad, near Kirkuk, 250 km (150 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.202
08/08/06TIKRIT - Two separate roadside bomb attacks killed a policeman and wounded eight civilians, including a child, in Tikrit, 175 km (110 km) north of Baghdad, police said.011
08/07/06Baghdad - Col. Hassan Chaloub, police chief of Sadr City, said three people were killed and 12 injured, including five children. He said three cars and three houses were destroyed.303
08/07/06BAGHDAD - gunmen traveling in two cars sprayed a barbershop in Baghdad with gunfire, killing five people505
08/07/06BAGHDAD - Late Monday, police found the bullet-riddled body of freelance journalist Ismail Amin Ali, 30, about a half mile from where he was abducted two weeks ago in northeast Baghdad...The body showed sign of torture101
08/07/06BAGHDAD - Mohammed Abbas Hamad, 28, a journalist for the Shiite-owned newspaper Al-Bayinnah Al-Jadida, was shot by gunmen at he left his home Monday in the Adil section of western Baghdad101
08/07/06BALAD RUZ - At least six soldiers were killed and 15 wounded when gunmen opened fire at dawn on an Iraqi army checkpoint near the small town of Balad Ruz...Police Lieutenant Colonel Amer Naseer said. One gunman was killed, he said.066
08/07/06FALLUJA - Six civilians were killed and two wounded when a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol exploded in central Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, Falluja police commissioner Muath Ahmed said.606
08/07/06KHALIS (near) - Four civilians were killed and seven critically wounded when their minibus was struck by a roadside bomb near Khalis, 80 km (60 miles) north of Baghdad, said First Lieutenant Munthir Sabah of Khalis police.404
08/07/06KHAN BANI SAAD - A bomb targeting a police foot patrol exploded in a vegetable market in Khan Bani Saad near Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, killing a civilian and a policeman and wounding seven people, police said.112
08/07/06Mosul - two policemen were killed in the northern city of Mosul in a similar drive-by shooting, police said.022
08/07/06MUQDADIYA - Gunmen killed four Iraqi soldiers at a checkpoint in the market area of Muqdadiya, 90 km (50 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police said.044
08/07/06SAMARRA - A suicide truck bomber drove into the provincial headquarters of a commando force north of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least nine soldiers and wounding 10 civilians, police said.099
08/06/06BAGHDAD - A bomb planted in a minibus killed a civilian and wounded the driver in Baghdad-Jadeeda, an eastern neighbourhood of the capital, police sources said.101
08/06/06BAGHDAD - Gunmen killed a police officer on Saturday in Baghdad, police said.011
08/06/06BAGHDAD - One policeman was killed and five wounded in clashes with insurgents on the edge of Baghdad, police said.011
08/06/06BAGHDAD - Police say they have found 12 corpses around the capital, including the body of a woman from the mainly Shi'ite district of Shula in northwestern Baghdad. The bodies of the men bore signs of torture and all 12 were shot in the head.12012
08/06/06FALLUJA - Police said gunmen shot dead Sheikh Ali Hussein Shalash, a local preacher and member of the Sunni Association of Muslim Scholars.101
08/06/06ISHAQI - Four truck drivers were killed and their vehicles destroyed near Ishaqi...when gunmen attacked a convoy transporting barbed wire to a U.S. military base. [one driver from New Zealand (http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3759798a10,00.html)?303
08/06/06SUWAYRA - Iraqi police said they had retrieved four bodies from the river Tigris. All were handcuffed and blindfolded and had been shot.404
08/06/06TIKRIT - A suicide bomber blew himself up at a mourning ceremony, killing at least 10 people and wounding 20 in Tikrit, 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.10010
08/05/06BAGHDAD - Nine corpses showing evidence of torture were found in various parts of the capital, police said.909
08/05/06BAGHDAD - Unidentified gunmen shot dead an Iraqi policeman in a northern district of Baghdad...The policeman was killed in the Azamiyah neighborhood, where insurgents were active against U.S. and Iraqi forces, said the source. 011
08/05/06DIWANIYA - Gunmen killed a human rights activist in Diwaniya, 180 km (110 miles) south of Baghdad on Friday evening. Police said Ali Hussein was shot near his house.101
08/05/06KIRKUK - Five Iraqi army soldiers died and one was injured when gunmen opened fire on their checkpoint southwest of Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, an army source said.055
08/05/06KUT - Police found seven bodies, four of them decapitated, in different parts of Kut, 170 km (105 miles) south of Baghdad, on Friday evening, police and hospital sources said.707
08/04/06Amara - former member of one of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's security services was shot dead in the southern city of Amara, police said. 101
08/04/06BAGHDAD (south of) - a short distance south of Baghdad, a bystander was killed in a botched attempt to target a police patrol with a roadside bomb.101
08/04/06BAGHDAD- Two civilians were killed and four others wounded when gunmen opened fire in the Doura district of south Baghdad, police sources said.202
08/04/06HADHAR - Ten people, including three policemen, killed when a suicide car bomber drove into a crowd of spectators at a football match where a police side was playing a local side in the town of Hadhar, 90 km (55 miles) south of Mosul.7310
08/04/06Huweidar - In the early hours of the morning, a roadside bomb killed a pregnant Iraqi woman and her husband as they raced to hospital to deliver her child...the couple were taking a taxi...from the village of Huweidar towards the maternity hospital202
08/04/06MOSUL - A senior Mosul police officer and two bodyguards were killed by a car bomb and at least one policeman and four militants died in heavy clashes between insurgents, and U.S. and Iraqi forces in the city, police sources said.224
08/04/06UBAYDI - Three Iraqi civilians were killed and nine wounded by a mortar attack apparently aimed at U.S. marines in Ubaydi, 315 km (200 miles) west of Baghdad, near to the Syrian border, the U.S. military said. 303
08/03/06BAGHDAD - A bomb strapped to a motorcycle exploded in the center of the capital Thursday, killing at least 12 people and injuring 29, police said.12012
08/03/06BAGHDAD (south of) - A second battle erupted nearby between a joint military and police force and insurgents...Iraqi forces chased the insurgents through a rural area...southwest of the capital and killed 15 of them...two policemen had also died 022
08/03/06BAGHDAD (south of) - Iraqi police came under attack and fought intense battles with gunmen overnight in the southern outskirts of Baghdad...In the first clash...gunmen attacked a police checkpoint killing 14 people, including six policemen8614
08/03/06DUJAIL - Police found the bodies of three people shot dead on Wednesday in Dujail, 90 km north of Baghdad, police said.303
08/03/06KUT - Police found the body of a former member of Saddam Hussein's ousted Baath party in the city of Kut, 170 km southeast of Baghdad, police said.101
08/03/06KUT - Police in Kut also reported finding 18 bodies in the Tigris river showing signs of torture. They had all been shot. 18018
08/03/06MUSSAYAB - Three people were killed and 22 wounded on Wednesday night when gunmen attacked a wedding party with hand grenades in Mussayab, 60 km south of Baghdad, police said.303
08/03/06NUMANIYA - Police retrieved a body from a river in Numaniya, 30 km north of Kut, police said. The body bore signs of torture and was handcuffed with shotgun wounds, police added.101
08/03/06SAMARRA - A decomposed body was found in Samarra, 100 km north of Baghdad, the Joint U.S.-Iraqi Coordination Centre said.101
08/03/06WAJIHIYA - Gunmen attacked the house of a police officer, killing three women and a man from his family on Wednesday night in Wajihiya, a small town near Baquba... The police officer was not in his house at time of the attack.404
08/02/06BAGHDAD - police said the death toll from Wednesday's twin bomb attack on a soccer pitch where children were playing in west Baghdad's predominantly Shiite neighborhood of Amil had risen to 16.16016
08/02/06BAGHDAD - Three roadside bombs exploded in central Baghdad near a group of labourers seeking work, killing three people and wounding nine, police sources said.303
08/02/06BAGHDAD - Two mortar shells struck another Shiite district, Abu Dshir, killing three people under age 15, police Capt. Firas Queti said. One shell exploded on a soccer field and the other hit a house, wounding a couple and their child, he said. 303
08/02/06BAQUBA - Ahmed Abdel Hussein, the chief of traffic police in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, was gunned down along with his bodyguard and two others were wounded, police said.112
08/02/06DIWANIYA - Gunmen killed an employee of a human rights group outside his home in Diwaniya, police said. 101
08/02/06DIWANIYA (near) - A roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi army convoy exploded on a main road between Simawa and Diwaniya, south of Baghdad, killing one soldier and wounding three, police said.011
08/02/06HAWIJA - Two off-duty Iraqi soldiers and a civilian were killed and four civilians wounded when a roadside bomb went off beside a truck carrying wheat in Hawija, 70 km (43 miles) southwest of Kirkuk, police said.123
08/02/06KIRKUK - A body was found, handcuffed, bearing signs of torture with gunshot wounds in the head in the oil city of Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
08/02/06MADAEN - Fifteen insurgents and three policeman were killed in fighting near Madaen, south of Baghdad, Iraqi police said.033
08/02/06MOSUL - A policeman was killed when a roadside bomb went off near his patrol in the northern city of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
08/02/06QAMISHLI - The bodies of two blindfolded men with their hands bound were found on a rural road in Qamishli, south of Baghdad, police said.202
08/02/06SUWAYRA - The bodies of 11 men with their hands bound were pulled from the Tigris river near the town of Suwayra south of Baghdad, a police source said. They had been shot and also showed signs of torture.11011
08/01/06BAGHDAD - A civilian was killed and another wounded when a roadside bomb exploded in northeastern Baghdad, police said.101
08/01/06Baghdad - A suicide car bomb ripped through the middle class Baghdad neighbourhood of Karrada, killing 10 soldiers and four civilians, according to defence ministry and hospital sources. The local hospital reported receiving 10 dead soldiers...41014
08/01/06BAGHDAD - Gunmen attacked two minibuses carrying civil servants in the electricity department of Baghdad, killing four and wounding seven, police said.404
08/01/06Baghdad - Gunmen in two cars raided a mosque west of Bahgdad, killing a cleric and his brother, police 1st Lt. Omar Ali said.202
08/01/06BAQUBA - The bodies of three people were found in Baquba, 65 km north of Baghdad, police said.303
08/01/06Beiji - The worst carnage occurred near the northern industrial city of Beiji where a bus carrying 24 people was hit by a roadside bomb...all on board died. A police captain had earlier said that 20 Iraqi soldiers were killed in the bus.42024
08/01/06KIRKUK - A member of the Arab Consultative Assembly, a gathering for Arab tribes and political parties, was gunned down in northern Kirkuk, 250 km north of Baghdad, police said.101
08/01/06KIRKUK - Two policemen were killed and another wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near their patrol in the northern oil city of Kirkuk, police said. 022
08/01/06MOSUL - Gunmen killed a student in the college of Islamic law and wounded another in Mosul, 390 km north of Baghdad, police said. Gunmen killed a man in a separate incident in Mosul, police added. The reason was unclear.202
08/01/06MUQDADIYA - a car bomb targeting a police patrol killed one policeman and six civilians in Muqdadiyah, about 60 miles north of Baghdad, said an official of a joint Iraqi-U.S. security force center.617
 Total27332332966

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)