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
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10125
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Oct-05
DateIncidentCivilianISFTotal
10/31/05A car bomb has exploded in a crowded commercial district of the southern Iraqi city of Basra, killing at least 20 people and wounding at least 40. It appears to have targeted a police patrol, and reports say six officers were among the dead. 14620
10/31/05An Iraqi translator working for U.S. forces was killed in Duloeyah, north of Baghdad, when gunmen opened fire on his car while he was driving to work, police said.101
10/31/05Iraqi police uncovered the bodies of 14 people who had been buried in a shallow grave just east of Tal Afar near the Syrian border, the U.S. military said.14014
10/31/05One person was killed and seven wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up at an Iraqi army checkpoint in Sinjar west of Iraq, police and medical sources said. 101
10/31/05Police officials in Baghdad report that two mortar rounds hit a major junction near Iraq's oil ministry, killing a civilian and wounding four others202
10/31/05Two Iraqi army soldiers were killed and four wounded when several mortars fell on an Iraqi army headquarters south of Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, a military source said. 022
10/30/05An assistant manager at Iraq's North Oil Company was assassinated on Saturday by gunmen in the northern oil city of Kirkuk, police said.101
10/30/05An Iraqi cabinet adviser was killed on Sunday when his car was attacked by gunmen in northern Baghdad and a deputy trade minister was wounded in a separate attack, officials said.101
10/30/05In Samarra, 60 miles north of Baghdad, a roadside bomb killed a farmer on his tractor and seriously wounded two other civilians, said police Capt. Laith Mohammed. 101
10/30/05On Sunday morning, a roadside bomb destroyed one of several oil tanker trucks driving on a main road in south Baghdad, sending a fire ball up over the area and killing the two men inside, police Capt. 202
10/30/05One person was killed and three wounded when gunmen attacked their car in northern Baghdad, police said. The victims worked for the movement of cleric Moqtada al-Sadr...Two employees of a bank were killed by gunmen in southern Baghdad, police said.303
10/30/05Two civilians were killed and three wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near an Iraqi police patrol in Mahmudiya, just south of Baghdad, police said.202
10/29/05A guard of Sadr office in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Baghdad, was shot dead by gunmen, police said.101
10/29/05A police colonel was killed on Saturday when gunmen attacked his house in northern Baghdad, police said. His bodyguard was also killed and his wife and nephew were wounded in the incident. 112
10/29/05Late Sunday, police found the bodies of 11 unidentified men -- blindfolded, hands bound and with gunshots in the head -- in a village near Baghdad where Sunnis and Shiites clashed three days ago.11011
10/29/05On Saturday night, the corpses of three handcuffed and blindfolded Iraqis were found in Baghdad, and police said an Iraqi soldier and the brother of a policeman were gunned down.415
10/29/05Thirty people were killed and 42 wounded in a suicide truck bomb attack on a small Shi'ite Muslim town north of Baghdad, hospital staff said on Sunday, raising the death toll in Saturday evening's blast.30030
10/29/05Two policemen were killed and three wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near their patrol in the northern oil city of Kirkuk, police said...Seven Iraqi soldiers were wounded when gunmen attacked a checkpoint 30 km (19 miles) south of Baquba022
10/28/05An Iraqi soldier was killed and another wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near their patrol in central Falluja, 50 km (30 miles) west of Baghdad. Police officer Shamil Ali said a woman and a child were killed in subsequent gunfire.213
10/28/05Iraqi Rapid Reaction Forces killed two gunmen during an operation to free about two dozen people taken hostage in Khamishli, 65 km (40 miles) south of Baghdad. Police said five of the hostages were found shot dead.505
10/26/05A car bomb hit a U.S. patrol of Humvee armoured vehicles in Baghdad early on Thursday, killing one civilian and wounding four, police and witnesses said. 101
10/26/05A police colonel was killed by gunmen in the northern city of Kirkuk, police said. He had previously been reported as wounded.011
10/26/05A police major was killed by gunmen in the southern district of the capital, police said.011
10/26/05Armed men assassinated Wednesday an official of the Iraqi Culture Ministry's tourist institution. Nabeel al Moussaoui was killed while he was driving his car heading to his work at Baghdad museum. The assault also killed the driver 202
10/26/05At least 21 Shi'ite militia fighters and two policemen were killed on Thursday when they clashed with Sunni Arab insurgents southeast of Baghdad, an Interior Ministry official said. Another five policemen and 12 members of the Mehdi army were wounded 21223
10/26/05Four bodies were found in northeastern Haditha a doctor said. Three of them were wearing army uniforms and the other was a contractor working with U.S companies. The corpses were bound, gagged and had gunshot wounds to the head and chest.134
10/26/05In Dora, one of the capital's most violent areas, a drive-by shooting by insurgents killed police Lt. Colonel Mahdi Hussein in his car, officials said.011
10/26/05In Fallujah insurgents fired a mortar round at the Iraqi army headquarters, leading soldiers to return fire randomly and hit a nearby car carrying three teachers to a local school. One of teachers was killed and two wounded.101
10/26/05In Jirf al-Sakhar, 85 kilometres south of Baghdad, two policemen were killed and three others injured by a roadside bomb targeting a passing police patrol Wednesday, said the police.022
10/26/05One policeman from an elite unit was killed and two wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near their patrol in the northern city of Kirkuk, police said.011
10/26/05One policeman was killed and five others wounded when clashes broke out between insurgents and Iraqi police in Baquba. And One policeman was found shot dead in his car south of Baquba, police said.022
10/26/05Three policemen were killed and two wounded when a roadside bomb exploded beside their patrol in central Falluja, police said.033
10/26/05Two policemen were killed when gunmen attacked a police station in Ramadi, 110 km (70 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.022
10/26/05Two policemen were wounded when a car bomb exploded near a police patrol in Hawija. And The head of the Hawija city council escaped death when gunmen attacked him near Hawija, police said. He is seriously wounded in a hospital.022
10/25/05A 7-year-old boy was killed by a roadside bomb that exploded near a U.S. military convoy in Baghdad. The bomb missed the soldiers but killed the boy, who was selling cans of black-market gasoline on a street.101
10/25/05A suicide car bomb exploded near a regional government ministry in a predominantly Kurdish province of Sulaimaniyah on Tuesday, killing at least nine people and wounding four, a security official said. 909
10/25/05Another policewoman died in Mosul, a city 360 kilometres northwest of Baghdad, when militants shot her, police said.011
10/25/05One person was killed and one wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near one of Baghdad's children's hospitals, police said. 101
10/25/05Police also said a policeman in Baghdad was killed in drive-by shootings.011
10/25/05Some 11 Iraqis were killed on Tuesday as a result of an explosion in a small passenger bus, which occurred in the city of Baaqouba, some 60 kilometers north of Baghdad, a source close to the Iraqi police said. 11011
10/25/05The bodies of eight Iraqi border guards, blindfolded and with their hands bound behind their backs, were found near the Saudi border in western Iraq on Tuesday, police said. They were found some 250 km west of the Shi'ite Muslim holy city of Kerbala.088
10/25/05Three corpses of Iraqi army soldiers wearing civilian clothes were found in Ramadi. Doctor Hamdi al-Rawi from Ramadi General hospital said the bodies had gunshot wounds to the head.033
10/25/05Two policemen were killed and another seven wounded when gunmen ambushed a vehicle transferring prisoners in the western Ghazaliya district of Baghdad, police said. It was not clear if there were casualties among the prisoners.022
10/24/05A car bomber killed two Iraqis and wounded five in an attack on a police patrol in the northeastern neighbourhood of Shaab, where fighters had seized and murdered a defence lawyer in Saddam Hussein's trial last week. 202
10/24/05A policeman was killed when a roadside bomb exploded near his patrol in the northern city of Kirkuk on Monday, local police said.011
10/24/05Another drive-by shooting, this one in Mosul, 360km northwest of Baghdad, killed a policeman. 000
10/24/05Armed men opened fire on an Iraqi army checkpoint in western Baghdad, killing a soldier and a girl. In two other attacks in the capital, a drive-by shooting killed one policeman and two others were wounded by a roadside bomb 123
10/24/05Gunmen attacked a convoy of trucks transporting wheat in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, killing three drivers. Several trucks were burned and their cargo destroyed in the attack, which killed three drivers and wounded two others. 303
10/24/05In addition, the bodies of eight Iraqis who apparently were kidnapped and killed in captivity were found in the capital on Monday, police said.808
10/24/05In Kirkuk a roadside bomb exploded at 8.30am near a car carrying Ibrahim Zangana, a senior member of Iraq's Kurdish Democratic Party, seriously wounding him, killing one of his bodyguards and injuring another one.101
10/24/05In southwestern Baghdad, Mohammed Ali Ni'ma, the secretary of the director general of al-Mansur, was shot dead by gunmen in the al-Saydiya neighborhood Monday morning, the Interior Ministry said.101
10/24/05Iraqi officials now say at least 20 people are dead in Monday's attack on a hotel in Baghdad ... An Iraqi Interior Ministry official said the dead include Iraqi police and civilians. [Actual number of police not specified -ed]20020
10/24/05Monday's worst attack occurred in the Saydiyah area of southwestern Baghdad when armed men opened fire at two civilian cars, killing three of the municipal workers they were carrying and an Iraqi passer-by, said police Captain Talib Thamir. 303
10/23/05A car bomb rocked central Baghdad Sunday, killing four people, including at least two policemen, and wounding 13 others, security sources said.224
10/23/05A former member of the defunct Baath Party was assassinated by gunmen in Najaf, 160 km (100 miles) south of Baghdad.101
10/23/05A Muslim religious student was killed by gunmen on Saturday in the town of Baladrooz, 60 km (40 miles) southeast of Baquba. Police said Sheikh Ahmed Alrahman was a religious student in Najaf and a supporter of the Sadr movement.101
10/23/05A police captain was killed by gunmen in central Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
10/23/05Gunmen shot to death three Iraqi contractors driving a water truck to an Iraqi army base on a highway near Taji, north of Baghdad.303
10/23/05In northern Iraq, a suicide car bomber rammed into a US military convoy in Kirkuk, killing two civilians and wounding 13202
10/23/05One person was killed and three wounded when a roadside bomb exploded in central Kirkuk, police colonel Taha Abdulla said. The target of the explosion was not known.101
10/23/05Tikrit...Lt Colonel Haitham Akram was driving his two young sons in his private car when a roadside bomb hit the vehicle, ingulfing it in flames. A second car parked nearby was also set ablaze, killing two girls 415
10/23/05Two policemen and two civilians were killed and 13 wounded, including both police and civilians, when a car bomb exploded near a police patrol in Baghdad, police said.224
10/22/05A former member in the Baath Party...escaped an assassination attempt when gunmen attacked his house in Diwaniya, 180 km (110 miles) south of Baghdad. Police said one of his daughters was killed and two others wounded.101
10/22/05In the latest insurgent attacks in Iraq, two roadside bombs hit police patrols in southern Baghdad on Saturday, killing two policemen and wounding one, said police 1st Lt. Thaeir Mahmud.022
10/22/05One Iraqi was killed and another wounded when Polish forces opened fire on a street in the centre of Diwaniya, a medical source said.101
10/22/05Seven people including a security official killed in Iraq violence. A makeshift bomb killed a policeman south of Baghdad early on Saturday, while mortar fire targeted northern and western areas in the capital, injuring another, an interior ministry source617
10/21/05A defence lawyer for one of Saddam Hussein's co-defendants was kidnapped by gunmen and shot dead on Thursday night, police said. Saadoun Janabi had been acting as defence lawyer for Saddam co-accused Awad al-Bander.101
10/21/05Gunmen opened fire at a minibus in northern Baghdad on Friday morning, killing three Iraqi soldiers and wounding four police commandos, an Interior Ministry source said033
10/21/05Iraqi police found Friday a half dozen of Iraqi dead bodies in Babel governorate south of Baghdad. Being shot to death from a short distance, the victims were tied up and blindfolded, said the police in a statement. 606
10/20/05An Iraqi cabinet adviser [Ghalib Abdul Mehdi] was killed on Sunday when his car was attacked by gunmen in northern Baghdad...Ghalib Abdul Mehdi, a brother of Vice President Adel Abdul Mehdi, was "martyred" in the attack,101
10/20/05BAGHDAD - A child and two guards were killed and four children wounded when a mortar round landed on a school in the southern Mansour district of the capital, police said.123
10/20/05BAGHDAD - An Iraqi intelligence officer was killed and three of his guards wounded by gunmen in the southern Dora district of the capital. Police said he was attacked while heading to work.011
10/20/05BAIJI - One Iraqi soldier was killed by gunmen in Baija, 180 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, local authorities said.011
10/20/05BAQUBA - Five civilians were killed and 13 wounded when a car driven by a suicide bomber in a car blew himself up in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. 505
10/20/05Gunmen in an Opel fired on Sunni worshipers as they were leaving the al-Hamid mosque, killing three elderly men. 303
10/20/05Gunmen opened fire on a car in the al-Sydiya neighborhood Wednesday night, killing three Baghdad International Airport employees who were on their way home from work. 303
10/20/05ISKANDARIYA - Three people were killed when gunmen wearing army uniforms attacked a house in Iskandariya, just south of Baghdad, killing the father of the family and his sons, police said.303
10/20/05KAMISHLI - Five bodies were found in the small town of Kamishli, 65 km (40 miles) south of Baghdad. Police said they were shot dead.505
10/20/05KHALIS - One policeman was killed and three wounded when a truck full of explosives driven by a suicide bomber exploded near the base of Iraqi rapid reaction forces in Khalis, 70 km (45 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
10/20/05RAMADI - Police said clashes broke out in several districts of Ramadi, 110 km (68 miles) west of Baghdad, between insurgents and U.S and Iraqi Army forces. One civilian was killed and another wounded, doctor Talib al-Dulaimy said.101
10/20/05SAMARRA - Four civilians were killed and 18 seriously wounded on Wednesday when mortar rounds landed on the city of Samarra, 170 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, local authorities said.404
10/20/05TIKRIT - The governor of Salahaddin province north of Baghdad survived an assassination attempt when a roadside bomb exploded near his convoy, damaging three cars, while he was driving north towards Baiji, one of his aides said101
10/19/05A leading figure in Baghdad's Journalists' Union, Muhammed Haroon, was shot dead in eastern Baghdad, his family said.101
10/19/05Authorities say suspected insurgents shot and killed a municipal director of the capital and his driver. And gunmen killed a lieutenant colonel in the Iraqi army.112
10/19/05Elsewhere in northern Iraq, insurgents shot and killed two men at a gas station near Baqouba, 35 miles northeast of Baghdad, police said. 202
10/19/05Hakim Mirza, an engineer working for a government ministry, was shot dead with his driver in an attack in Baghdad, the Labour and Social Affairs ministry said.101
10/19/05In central Baghdad insurgents opened fire on a police checkpoint near the Hai Al-Adil highway in a western district, killing four policemen and wounding 11. The fighting continued for several hours. it was not known if any militants were hurt. 044
10/19/05In Falluja two Iraqi soldiers were killed and two wounded by a roadside bomb.022
10/19/05In Kirkuk a vehicle carrying Kurdish tribal leader Sheik Anwar Khalifa was hit by a car bomb, police said. He escaped unhurt, but a relative riding with him was injured, and one passer-by killed and three wounded, police said.101
10/19/05Insurgents shot and killed three election commission officials on the outskirts of the capital in Abu Ghraib, as they drove home after another round of counting referendum ballots, said police Capt. Qassim Hassan. 303
10/19/05Militants barged into a building materials factory near Iskandariyah lined up all the workers and forced the six Shiite ones to identify themselves. The militants then tied up the hands of Shiites, shot them to death in front of the other workers. 606
10/19/05The mayor of Baghdad Hatem Mirza Hamza and his driver were killed Wednesday in al-Durra neighborhood of Baghdad, Interfax reported citing a statement of the Iraqi Interior Ministry. Gunmen opened fire on the car of the mayor and then escaped. 202
10/19/05Two Iraqi police commandos were killed and three wounded when security forces clashed with insurgents in western Baghdad on Wednesday. 022
10/18/05An aide to one of Iraq's top Sunni Arab officials is dead, the apparent victim of a drive-by shooting in Baghdad. Police say it happened as he was driving to work. They believe insurgents either drove up beside his vehicle and opened fire...101
10/18/05One Iraqi Army soldier was killed and another three wounded when gunmen ambushed them in the downtown al- Wasiti district of Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police colonel Yadikar Mohammed said.011
10/18/05Others killed Tuesday — most in drive-by shootings — included three policemen or soldiers, two intelligence officers and two civilians, police said.055
10/18/05Police said they found the bodies of six poultry factory workers who were members of the Mehdi army, a militia loyal to Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, in a river bed at Balad, about 80 km (50 miles) north of Baghdad.606
10/18/05The deputy governor of Anbar province Talib al- Dulaimi was shot dead by gunmen in the town of Ramadi, 110 km (68 miles) west of Baghdad. Doctor Hamdi al-Rawi from Ramadi hospital said his bodyguard was also killed in the attack.202
10/18/05The handcuffed and mutilated bodies of six Shiites were found dumped in a pond north of Baghdad, and three other bodies were discovered elsewhere in the capital.303
10/18/05Three civilians were killed and another seven wounded on Monday night when gunmen attacked the al-Rahman mosque (Sunni) in the town of Mahaweel, south of Baghdad, police said.303
10/17/05In the northern city of Mosul, police found the bodies of eight men believed to be Iraqi soldiers shot through the head.088
10/17/05top Iraqi Interior Ministry aide was killed by insurgents southwest of Baghdad, said a ministry spokesman Monday...Colonel Saad Abbas Fadhil a security advisor at the ministry, was assassinated in front of his house in Saydiya late on Sunday.101
10/17/05Two Iraqi soldiers were killed and seven wounded when a roadside bomb struck a joint U.S and Iraqi army patrol in Baiji, 180 km (112 miles) north of Baghdad, an army source said.022
10/17/05Two police officers were killed by gunmen in the northern oil city of Kirkuk, police said.022
10/16/05A suicide car bomber blew himself up at a checkpoint after he drove with a convoy of other vehicles into Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, killing two Iraqi soldiers and a civilian and wounding six other people, police sources said.123
10/15/05A roadside bomb killed three Iraqi soldiers in northeast Iraq on Saturday, and seven people were wounded during attacks by insurgents near five of Baghdad's 1,200 polling stations, police said.033
10/15/05A suicide bomber has killed at least six people and wounded 14 outside Iraq's oil ministry in Baghdad. Most of the victims were from the oil ministry, but two of those killed were policemen from the nearby police academy. 426
10/14/05Four members of the Iraqi police were killed and three others wounded when a locally made bomb exploded near their patrol on the way leading to Baqubah, 60 kilometers east of Baghdad, said sources of the police on Friday.404
10/14/05Insurgents attacked a convoy carrying detainees outside ar Ramadi the night of Oct. 11, killing three detainees and wounding seven303
10/13/05A car bomb also hit an Iraqi police patrol in the northern city of Kirkuk, killing two policemen and wounding two, said police Brig. Sarhad Qadir. 022
10/13/05A civilian was killed when a mortar round landed on a vegetable market in Tikrit, 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
10/13/05A policeman from the Facility Protection Service, a government-run security force, was killed by gunmen in Baiji, 180 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
10/13/05A women was killed and 10 other people were wounded on Wednesday when U.S. force conducted an air strike on a residential district in Ramadi, 110 km (68 miles) west of Baghdad, doctor Uday al-Rawi said.101
10/13/05Two civilians were killed and one wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near a U.S patrol in Mosul police and medical sources said. A U.S. Humvee vehicle was also destroyed, police said, although the U.S. military had no immediate comment on the incident.202
10/12/05At least 30 people were killed on Wednesday when a suicide bomber strapped with explosives blew himself up in a crowd of Iraqi military recruits at an army base in the northern town of Tal Afar, police said.03030
10/12/05The bodies of eight Iraqis who apparently had been kidnapped were found Wednesday in Baghdad and Iskandariyah, 30 miles south of the capital, police said. 808
10/11/05A roadside bomb blast killed an Iraqi policeman in the city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad.011
10/11/05A second suicide car bomb exploded at an Iraqi army checkpoint in western Baghdad, killing nine people, mostly soldiers, police said. The Baghdad blast occurred at about noon, killing eight Iraqi soldiers and one civilian...Twelve soldiers were wounded.189
10/11/05A suicide car bomb exploded in a crowded market in northwest Iraq on Tuesday, killing 30 Iraqis and wounding 45, police said30030
10/11/05Gunmen on Tuesday killed Hikmet Mumtaz al-Baz, the sheikh of the Albu Baz tribe, in Samarra, 100 km (60 miles) north of Baghdad, local authorities said.101
10/11/05Police lieutenant Soud Abdul Kareem was killed on Monday when a roadside bomb exploded near his house in the town of Tikrit, 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, a police source said.011
10/11/05U.S. forces shot dead Umran Hamed, a lecturer at Tikrit University, in Duuz, about 100 km (60 miles) north of Tikrit, local authorities said.101
10/10/05A suicide car bomb exploded near an Iraqi checkpoint in western Baghdad today, killing three policemen and three civilians, police said. 336
10/10/05Four policemen were also killed in shootings in Baghdad. 044
10/10/05Further north, one Iraqi soldier and one Iraqi policeman died in two separate drive-by shootings in Mosul, officials said.112
10/10/05In Kirkuk, a city 180 miles north of Baghdad, four Iraqi soldiers were killed in two separate roadside bomb attacks, police said.044
10/10/05In the capital's northwestern al-Huriya neighbourhood, police discovered five bodies early on Monday in a park, an Interior Ministry source said. Their hands were bound and the victims had been shot and killed.505
10/10/05Iraqi police also came under attack, with two policewomen shot and killed while riding in a taxi in Dura. Sixteen other people, including 12 policemen, were wounded in two other attacks in Baghdad.022
10/10/05Police said a U.S. army patrol found three bodies in civilian clothes with multiple gunshot wounds on Monday in al-Tarisha village near Samarra, 100 km (62 miles) north of Baghdad.303
10/09/05A car bomb went off on Sunday outside a house used by an Iraqi Shiite militia in the southern city of Basra, killing two people and wounding three others, an Interior Ministry source said. The blast killed two people, including a child...202
10/09/05Islamic militant group Army of Ansar al-Sunna said it shot dead two Iraqis abducted while guarding oil facilities, according to a video posted on the Internet on Sunday, Reuters reported. 022
10/09/05MOSUL - The bodyguard of Hanin Mohemmed al-Kadu, a member of the Iraqi parliament, was killed by gunmen when he was driving his car in northern Mosul, police said.101
10/09/05Police said they pulled the body of an old man from a drainage canal in Iskandariya, 40 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad. The man had been shot dead.101
10/09/05Suspected insurgents disguised as policemen shot and killed an instructor in front of students at a teacher training college in Iraq on Sunday, police said. The killing occurred about 4 p.m. when the attackers broke into Teachers Institute in Samarra...101
10/09/05Two policemen were killed and one wounded when gunmen attacked their vehicle in western Baghdad, police said.... Police said they pulled the body of an old man from a drainage canal in Iskandariya022
10/08/05A child was killed and five people in the same family were wounded when a mortar round targeting a U.S base landed on their house in the village of Riyadh, 60 km southwest of Kirkuk, police said101
10/08/05A member of the Hawija city council was shot dead by gunmen near the northern oil city of Kirkuk. Colonel Serhet Kadir said Abdul Majid Ahmed was attacked as he was driving to Kirkuk from Hawija, about 70 km (40 miles) to the southwest.101
10/08/05A roadside bomb exploded on a road near the town of Iskandariya, south of Baghdad, killing one civilian and wounding three others, the Iraqi police said.101
10/08/05In Baghdad, a suicide attacker detonated a car full of explosives at two police vehicles forming a checkpoint, killing at least five policemen and wounding 20 people, including six civilians055
10/08/05Police said 10 mortar rounds landed near a U.S military base at Habaniya, near Falluja, 50 km (30 miles) west of Baghdad. U.S forces returned fire killing three people, medics said.303
10/07/05A roadside bomb hit Iraqi troops in Fallujah and insurgents opened fire on them, killing five.055
10/07/05Gunmen shot and killed Judge Munqith Faroun and two of his bodyguards in the Ameriya neighborhood of western Baghdad. Gunmen shot and killed Nayef Abdul Qadir, the principal of Noor High School in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood404
10/07/05Separate shootings in the capital killed three policemen, a truck driver and another civilian. A woman died when a mortar hit her house.336
10/07/05Three security guards at an oil facility were killed and six others were wounded on Friday by unknown militants in northern Baghdad, a police source said. 033
10/07/05Two Iraqis were killed and eight wounded, including three policemen, late Friday in an attack on a police patrol in the northern oil city of Kirkuk, a local police source said. 202
10/06/05A shooting and a roadside bomb in the towns of Taji and Udaim, north of Baghdad, killed two Iraqi soldiers and a policeman.033
10/06/05A suicide car bomb hit a police patrol near the Iraqi Oil Ministry in Baghdad, killing nine Iraqis and wounding nine. The dead included five policemen and four civilians, and the wounded four policemen and five civilians, he said. 459
10/06/05About 20 miles south of the capital, a roadside bomb hit a police patrol on a highway, killing five policemen and wounding two, said police Capt. Talib Thamir. 055
10/06/05An Iraqi freelance journalist and photographer working for The New York Times was abducted from his home by a group of armed men and found dead hours later, the paper reported. 101
10/06/05BAGHDAD - At least 11 people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself on a bus carrying police recruits near Iraq's oil ministry in Baghdad, police said. Another 11 people were reported wounded in the attack.11011
10/06/05Earlier in another part of the city, a suicide car bomber hit a private security convoy. The guards, believed to have included some Americans, were not hurt, but three Iraqi bystanders were killed. 303
10/06/05Gunmen killed Salem Ayoub Sillo, a local prison chief, and his driver in the northern Noor district of Mosul, a police source said.202
10/06/05KIRKUK - Gunmen shot dead five Oil Ministry security guards and wounded another three as they were driving to the northern city of Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad. Lieutenant Jawaad Abdullah said they were shot in the town of Uthaim.055
10/06/05One driver was killed when a roadside bomb exploded near two oil tankers in Uthaim, 50 km north of Baquba.101
10/06/05Three civilians and one policeman were shot dead in three separate incidents in Baghdad, says the AFP news agency. A retired brigadier-general was killed in an ambush by gunmen in Kirkuk, reports Al-Arabiya TV.415
10/06/05Three people were killed and two wounded from the same family when gunmen attacked the house of Haithem al- Husseini, a leader in the Shi'ite Dawa party, in Jibla, south of Baghdad. Police said al-Husseini was not in his house during the attack.303
10/05/05A bomb exploded at the entrance of a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Hillah, south of Baghdad, as hundreds of worshippers gathered for prayers on the first day of Ramadan... At least 25 people were killed and 87 wounded. 25025
10/05/05Police have discovered 22 bodies in southeastern Iraq..."On late Wednesday, the Iraqi police found bodies of 22 people who were shot dead in the head while being blindfolded with hands tied to the back in Jassan area of Wassit province," 22022
10/05/05Two civilians were killed and three wounded during a battle between Iraqi forces and insurgents in Yusufiya and Rashid, just south of Baghdad, police said.202
10/04/05BAGHDAD - A suicide car bomber blew himself up at a checkpoint after he drove with a convoy of other vehicles into Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, killing two Iraqi soldiers and a civilian and wounding six other people, police sources said.123
10/04/05Four police commandos were killed and 14 others wounded on Tuesday in clashes with insurgents in Yousfiyah town, south of Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said. Yousfiyah, some 30 km south of Baghdad.044
10/03/05HILLA - Two civilians were killed and another six wounded when a bomb detonated inside a restaurant in the town of Hilla, 100 km (62 miles) south of Baghdad, a police source said.202
10/03/05In Kirkuk, another northern city, two Iraqi policemen were killed when their car was ambushed by suspected militants, and in the southern city of Hillah, the owner of a restaurant was killed by a roadside bomb, police said. 022
10/03/05In Mosul, a drive-by shooting killed Nafi'a Aziz, a female member of Ninevah's provincial council, and her son. Aziz was in charge of the council's human rights committee and a member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan. 202
10/02/05A policeman was killed by gunmen in Ramadi, 110 km (68 miles) west of Baghdad, police and medical sources 011
10/02/05NAJAF - Two people were killed and 16 wounded when someone threw a hand grenade at a wedding celebration on Saturday, police and medical sources said.202
10/02/05Unknown gunmen shot dead a senior official in Iraq's Public Works Ministry on Sunday in an upscale district of western Baghdad, AFP reported, citing sources of Iraqi Ministry of Interior. Additional details have not been released. 101
10/01/05A seven-year-old child was accidentally killed after police opened fire on the car he was travelling in suspecting it of being a car bomb, said the same source. Another passenger was wounded.101
10/01/05In Baquba, north of the capital, a soldier and bus driver were killed and three soldiers wounded when gunmen opened fire on their vehicle, a military source said112
10/01/05MIQDADIYA - Two Iraqi soldiers were killed and three wounded when gunmen attacked them while they were heading to work in Miqdadiya, northeast of Baghdad, police said022
10/01/05Ten people were killed and eight wounded on Friday when U.S. forces conducted an air strike on the western city of Qaim, 320 km ( 200 miles) west of Baghdad, a medical source said.10010
10/01/05The imam of Baghdad's Arafat mosque, Salah Hassan Ayash, was shot dead at the wheel of his car in southeastern Baghdad, while an Iraqi army officer was also shot dead in his car in the Shiite district of Sadr City.112
10/01/05Three Iraqi policemen were killed and four wounded when a bomb targeted their patrol in the northern city of Kirkuk, police said. "One vehicle was completely burnt with three policemen inside," said police Captain Mohammed Adil.033
10/01/05Two Iraqis, including a soldier, were killed in a bomb attack in Dujail, south of Baquba, against an army patrol, said a local military source.112
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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)