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

08/31/05A driver was killed by U.S troops when he failed to obey instructions and refused to stop in the town of Baiji101
08/31/05An Iraqi policeman was killed by gunmen on his way to work in the western town of Kerbala, 100 km (68 miles) southwest of Baghdad, police said. 011
08/31/05At least seven people were killed in three separate mortar attacks on the crowd heading to the mosque to celebrate the martyrdom of Musa Al-Kadhim, a revered figure for Shi'ites.707
08/31/05Officials said 25 people died of poisoning after eating or drinking products that had been deliberately contaminated.25025
08/31/05One Iraqi policeman was killed and four were wounded when a roadside bomb struck their patrol in Kirkuk. Another policeman was killed and two civilians were wounded in clashes between gunmen, police said.011
08/31/05Rafed Mahmoud al-Rubai was shot by unidentified gunmen while covering a pro-Saddam Hussein rally on Saturday. Rubai, a freelance contributor to the Iraqi TV station Al Irakiya, died instantly, Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday.101
08/31/05Some 1,000 Iraqi Shi’ite pilgrims died yesterday in a stampede over a Baghdad bridge, apparently provoked by rumours of a suicide bomber...The death toll stood at 965 near midnight...Interior Ministry officials said, with 475 treated for injuries. 9650965
08/30/05A mortar fell on a house in the village of Albuahil east of Tikrit, ousted president Saddam Hussein's hometown, killing one and wounding another. 101
08/30/05A suicide car bomber struck a police patrol in the city of Samarra, 60 miles north of Baghdad, killing two officers, a spokesman said. 022
08/30/05Armed men also shot dead Major Diya Hilal Taha, chief of Al-Ghazalia police station in western Baghdad when they opened fire on his patrol. His three bodyguards were wounded. 011
08/30/05At least 56 people were killed by US air strikes in Iraq against suspected Al-Qaeda hideouts near the Syrian border, security sources in Baghdad said.56056
08/30/05Gunmen ambushed him down the road from his home in southern Baghdad on Aug. 30. Officials are investigating the incident but believe Asaad was targeted by insurgents because of his job, said Brig. Hussein Muhssin, his supervisor. 011
08/30/05Hospital officials in a city 200 miles west of Baghdad say at least 35 people have been killed in the latest battle between pro and anti-government tribes. Dozens more have been wounded.35035
08/30/05Mohammad Rashad, a lieutenant colonel with the country's special oil protection force was shot dead on Tuesday by armed men in front of his house in oil-rich Kirkuk in northern Iraq. His bodyguard was also killed, police said.022
08/30/05One policeman was killed and four others wounded when a car bomber blew himself up next to a police checkpoint close to al-Tharthar police station west of Samarra.011
08/29/05In a press statement, the police explained that one of the bodies belonged to an Iraqi policeman who was shot dead, while the other one belonged to a beheaded Iraqi civilian. 112
08/29/05Iraqi police said on Monday they had found 13 bodies in three western towns, but they had no details of who they were or how they had died.13013
08/29/05Mohammed Radhi al-Hayderi, the brother of Baghdad's former governor Ali al-Hayderi, was killed in the western Baghdad neighborhood of al-Jihad when unknown gunmen opened fire, killing him in his civilian car as he was heading to work. 202
08/29/05The bodies of 12 killed men were found today in Northe Iraq in the outskirts of the town Samara, RIA Novosti reports citing representatives from the local police.12012
08/29/05Unidentified gunmen shot and killed Brig. Gen. Numan Salman Faris, director of the district rapid response force in Baghdad's Azamiyah district.011
08/28/05An Iraqi woman, who worked for the traffic department, was shot dead by gunmen as she drove in the al-Bayaa district of Baghdad, a defense ministry source said.101
08/28/05FALLUJA - Three Iraqi policemen were found shot dead in al-Therthar, 20 km (12.43 miles) north of the town of Falluja west of Baghdad, police said033
08/28/05In a similar incident, one civilian was killed and one other wounded as gunmen opened fire on a crowd of civilians in Dora district in southern Baghdad, an interior ministry source said.101
08/28/05Meanwhile, a car-bomb killed two civilians and wounded two others as it exploded in al-Dhubat neighbourhood, in the northern city of Mosul, police said.202
08/28/05Two policemen were shot dead as their patrol came under fire in the Al-Khadra neighbourhood in Baghdad, while two others were killed in a similar incident in al-Jihad western neighbourhood of the capital, an interior ministry source said Sunday044
08/27/05KIRKUK - An Iraqi army officer was assassinated by gunmen near his home in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, police said.000
08/26/05An Iraqi policeman was killed and two others wounded when a roadside bomb struck their patrol in southern Baghdad on Friday, police said. 011
08/26/05Five people have been killed in separate attacks across Iraq, including two truck drivers who lost their lives when their convoy hit a roadside bomb.505
08/26/05KERBALA - A follower of Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr was shot dead by policemen and another wounded in Kerbala, 110 km (68 miles) south of Baghdad, police and Sadr's office said.101
08/25/05BAQUBA - A muezzin at a Shi'ite mosque in Baquba was killed, his brother said. Gunmen in two cars stopped Mohammed Yassin in his car and shot him dead, he said101
08/25/05HAWIJA - One Iraqi soldier was killed and three people wounded including a child when a roadside bomb blew up near their patrol in the northern Iraqi town of Hawija on Wednesday, the defence ministry said.011
08/25/05KIRKUK - Three people including a Filipino contract worker were killed in an ambush by militants in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Wednesday, the Philippine foreign ministry said. 202
08/25/05Near Baquba, gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Shiite pilgrims who were heading home after visiting holy sites in Iran, killing four. In Oudiam a roadside bomb killed four Iraqi engineers working for a cell phone company. 808
08/25/05One Iraqi soldier was killed and three people wounded including a child when a roadside bomb blew up near their patrol in the northern Iraqi town of Hawija on Wednesday, the defence ministry said.011
08/25/05Six Iraqi civilians have been killed and 15 others have been wounded, when gunmen burst into a popular cafe in a town north of Baghdad...They say the men were having breakfast when the assailants struck.606
08/25/05the bodies of 37 tortured and executed men being found in a stream south of Baghdad. The men appeared to be Shiite soldiers from the south, a police officer said, adding that military uniforms were found in suitcases next to the bodies.03737
08/25/05To the north, eight of Iraqi President Jalal Talabani's bodyguards have been killed in an attack south of Kirkuk on a convoy of cars owned by Talabani. Investigators said 15 bodyguards were wounded. The cars were returning to Baghdad from Kurdistan.808
08/25/05Two Iraqis have been killed in a mortar attack in the city of Mosul. Hospital officials say at least eight others have been injured in the strikes, including seven school children.202
08/24/05Gunmen attacked a convoy carrying the deputy justice minister in Baghdad, killing four of his bodyguards and wounding five others. The minister escaped assassination. It was the second attempt on his life in two days.404
08/24/05In Baghdad, 13 Iraqi police officers, 27 Iraqi civilians and an unidentified American security force member were killed when dozens of fighters ...laid siege to a neighborhood late Wednesday271340
08/24/05In Baquba, north of Baghdad, four mortars hit an Iraqi police base, wounding at least seven people. Two mortars hit a checkpoint south of the capital, killing a soldier.011
08/24/05Police Col. Hussein Jaddou said 13 were killed and 43 wounded, including three policemen, two suicide drivers and a gunman. Interior Minister Bayan Jabr said seven insurgents were killed but gave no overall figure. 10313
08/24/05Violence also erupted in Najaf, central Iraq, where eight people died and at least 13 were wounded following clashes between supporters of Moqtada al-Sadr, the radical Iraqi Shia cleric, and the rival Shia Badr movement. 808
08/23/05A police statement said bodies of two officers kidnapped since Monday were discovered in al Wihda town in Mosul. A police statement in Najaf said two policemen were killed earlier today while underoing a search operation north of the city. 044
08/23/05A suicide bomber has killed 10 people in an attack on a joint US-Iraqi base in the Iraqi town of Baquba...Eight policemen died in the explosion...three members of an Iraqi special forces unit in the area were killed in error by US troops01111
08/23/05A third policeman was killed when a road- side bomb went off near an Iraqi police patrol north of Mosul 011
08/23/05Eleven policemen were killed and 15 others were wounded, including a child, when the police station in the restive town of Baquba was hit by mortar bombs, a police officer said.01111
08/23/05Five Iraqi policemen, including two officers, were reported killed on Tuesday and a booby-trapped car blew up in western Iraqi city of Ramadi.055
08/23/05In Tikrit a businessman was shot dead by gunmen, police said. Zaiki Ibrahim, a former general in Saddam's army, was killed by rebels Tuesday in the southern city of Basra after he was kidnapped three days ago. 202
08/23/05One policeman was killed when gunmen burst into his house in the Yarmouk district of Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Baghdad, a relative of the policeman said.011
08/22/05an official in the main Sunni group, the Iraqi Islamic Party, who served also as a member in the local municipal council in al-Azamiyah district in Baghdad, was found dead after he was kidnapped by gunmen, a party statement said.101
08/22/05Eight policemen and three civilians died Monday when their bus was ambushed near the Taramiyah police station, just north of Baghdad, police Capt. Karim al-Selman said. 3811
08/22/05Four Iraqi policeman were killed and three wounded Monday when a suicide car bomb slammed into a police checkpoint in Baghdad's Dora neighborhood, according to Col. Adnan Abdul-Rahman, the Interior Ministry spokesman. 044
08/22/05Further north, five Iraqi army soldiers were killed when rebels fired a mortar at a mixed Iraqi and US military base in Al-Sainiya, 200 kilometres (125 miles) north of Baghdad.055
08/22/05Gunmen also stormed into a local food rationing shop in the centre of Baquba, which is 60 kilometres (36 miles) northeast of Baghdad, and killed the owner and his son.202
08/22/05In Kirkuk, a senior police commando who headed an anti-terrorist unit in the northern oil city was shot dead by armed gunmen, police said. His wife was also killed when masked gunmen sprayed their car with small arms fire 112
08/22/05One Iraqi policeman was killed when insurgents sprayed his vehicle with gunfire in the northern city of Samarra, police said. Three policemen were badly injured when a roadside bomb blew up near their patrol in central Kirkuk.011
08/22/05Police in Baghdad said they had found the bodies of six unidentified men in various parts of the capital. All were handcuffed, bound and shot in the head. 606
08/22/05Two more soldiers were also killed and three wounded as a roadside bomb detonated next to their patrol, said Iraqi army captain Hosam Mohammed.022
08/21/05Another policeman was killed as he came under fire from gunmen in al-Shuhada neighbourhood, east of Samarra, 125 kilometers (80 miles) north of Baghdad, local police said.011
08/21/05In a separate incident in Samarra, Farid Jabouri, an Iraqi interpreter, was shot dead by gunmen as he travelled to work, police said.101
08/21/05In Baquba, 60 kilometers (35 miles) northeast of Baghdad, two workers in a Shiite mosque were shot dead early Sunday, in the city's Mafraq neighbourhood, a police source said.202
08/21/05Two Iraqis were killed when a roadside bomb exploded near a passing US army patrol, 40 kilometres (25 miles) north of Baquba, police said.202
08/21/05Two officials of the Interior Ministry's security department were shot dead Sunday as they drove through western Baghdad, police Lt. Majid Zaki said. 022
08/21/05Two police commandos were shot dead by gunmen in the western Baghdad neighbourhood of al-Ameriyah, an interior ministry source said Sunday022
08/20/05Four Iraqi soldiers were killed near the northern town of Shorgat when rebels hit their patrol car with a rocket. Two Iraqi commandos were also killed and two wounded when gunmen opened fire on their patrol in Al-Amiriyah district of the capital.066
08/20/05In Baghdad, two policemen were killed in a gunfight on Saturday morning with militants near Al-Shurta tunnel in the Amiryaa neighborhood, Capt. Talib Thamir said. 022
08/20/05In Samarra a woman was killed by a stray bullet during a clash between security forces and rebels, police said. In Tikrit, US troops killed one gunman, and wounded and captured another, as they attempted to plant a roadside bomb. 101
08/20/05Three Iraqi soldiers were killed in the former rebel bastion town of Fallujah when insurgents threw a grenade at a passing army patrol.033
08/20/05Unidentified gunmen also shot and killed two civilians in the Al-Amil district, and a mortar shell exploded in the capital's Mansour neighborhood, injuring a woman, police said. 202
08/19/05Gunmen seized three members of Iraq's largest Sunni Muslim party Friday and shot them to death hours later in front of a mosque in Mosul, a party official and witnesses said. 303
08/19/05Gunmen shot dead a city council member of a town near the northern oil city of Kirkuk on Friday. Unknown armed men men opened fire at Aswad Umar Nayef, a city council member of Hawija, some 60 km west of Kirkuk, as he was driving his car to Kirkuk. 101
08/19/05Police said a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol struck a civilian car on a road between Iskandariya and Mussayib, south of Baghdad, killing two and wounding four.202
08/18/05Gunmen killed five people and wounded four including the governor of Iraq's western Anbar province in the provincial capital Ramadi on Thursday, local residents told Xinhua. 505
08/18/05Iraqi police sources said the gunmen killed justice Jassem Duwaih, a judge in the court of appeal in the Karkh area, and his driver while they were leaving the judge's house. 101
08/18/05Three civilians were shot dead after a raid on their house by U.S. and Iraqi troops in Amariya district, western Baghdad, witnesses said. There was no immediate comment from the U.S. military. 303
08/18/05Three Iraqi soldiers were killed when a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle blew himself up at an Iraqi army checkpoint near the northern town of Balad.033
08/18/05Two coordinated roadside bombs hit a joint US-Iraqi patrol in the center of the flashpoint city of Fallujah on Thursday, killing three Iraqi soldiers, medical source said. 033
08/17/05"Unidentified gunmen shot dead Sheikh Ali al Shamari soon after he left his house at 07:30 AM (local time) Wednesday," said the statement, noting that Al Shamari is the Imam (preacher) of the Janabi mosque in Khan Bani Saad area northeast of Baghdad101
08/17/05A car bomb exploded Wednesday in the center of this city killing three people, including two children, and wounding seven, hospital officials said. 303
08/17/05BAIJI - A truck driver was killed when U.S troops opened fire in Baiji, 180 km (12 miles) north of Baghdad. The U.S military said they were checking the report.101
08/17/05Five Iraqi police were killed in an ambush by gunmen between Hawija and al-Shirkat, 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad.055
08/17/05One civilian was killed and another injured during clashes between police and insurgents in the northern city of Mosul. Gunmen also killed a policeman in a bus station in Mosul. Gunmen in two cars killed a man and wounded two others in Baghdad. 213
08/17/05six new Iraqi soldier recruits were killed execution-style after gunmen stopped their minibus near Hawija, 30 miles southwest of Kirkuk, Iraqi Army Brig. Gen. Anwar Mohammed Amin said. The killed Iraqis were traveling to a training camp in Kirkuk.066
08/17/05Three car bomb attacks near a bus station and hospital in Baghdad Wednesday killed at least 43 people and wounded 89...six policemen had been killed and another 68 wounded.37643
08/16/05Two guards were killed and two wounded when gunmen opened fire on a civil defence building in the eastern Sadr City district of the capital, a police source said. 022
08/15/05A municipal council member and his driver were shot to death in Khalis. The body of a government food program worker was found in Baqouba.303
08/15/05A roadside bomb attacked an Iraqi security forces patrol in Fallujah on Monday, killing four Iraqi soldiers, witness said. The bomb was detonated at around 7 a.m. ...when Iraqi security forces were patrolling in the center of the city 044
08/15/05An insurgent ambush in western Baghdad killed one Iraqi soldier and injured another, police said. In the nearby village of Khirnabat, police said Monday a roadside bomb had killed one civilian the day before.011
08/15/05An Iraqi military source says three Iraqi soldiers have been killed and two wounded in an attack at a checkpoint near the restive town of Baquba, also north of Baghdad.033
08/15/05An Iraqi woman was killed in Balad, 75 kilometres north of Baghdad, as a US-Iraqi military base was hit by a mortar attack.101
08/15/05In Baghdad, one Iraqi soldier was killed and another wounded when they came under fire in the eastern neighbourhood of Al-Amiriyah. Five policemen and three civilians were injured by a mortar shell near the interior ministry, the source added.011
08/15/05In Samaraa, 125 kilometres north of Baghdad, another Iraqi soldier has been shot and a colleague wounded as insurgents attacked their US-Iraqi patrol.011
08/15/05Insurgents fired a rocket into the city of Habaniyah, 50 miles west of Baghdad, killing six Iraqis and wounding three on Monday, the U.S. military said.606
08/15/05Insurgents killed two and injured three personal guards of Iraq's Vice-President Aadel Abdul-Mahdi when a bomb exploded in Baghdad. eyewitness claimed that the VP's guards opened fire randomly after the blast leading to the death of two civilians202
08/15/05Mohammad Hussein, a member of the municipal council of Al-Khaliss, and his driver have been shot dead by gunmen.101
08/15/05Three other Iraqi civilians were killed and six wounded when the vehicle they were travelling in hit a roadside bomb in the northern city of Tikrit, according to police captain Hadi Salman. 303
08/15/05Up to three Iraqis were killed Monday and two others were seriously injured in an armed attack in north east Baghdad... unidentified insurgents attacked using small-arms fire an Iraqi army checkpoint in south Baqouba in Diyala province303
08/14/05A police officer was killed and three wounded when their patrol was attacked in the disputed northern oil capital of Kirkuk, police sources said.011
08/14/05Gunmen killed one border patrol officer and wounded three others in the small town of Imam Wes, 70 km (43 miles) east of Baquba, close to the Iranian frontier.011
08/14/05The bodies of 30 people, including two women, were discovered in a mass grave south of Baghdad on Sunday, and police have made several arrests in connection with the grisly find, security sources said.30030
08/14/05Two policemen were found shot dead in Samarra, 100 km (62 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.022
08/13/05An attack on a U.S. military patrol followed by U.S. gunfire left 15 Iraqis dead and 17 wounded in a town near Ramadi, west of Baghdad, residents said. The U.S. military said it was not responsible.15015
08/13/05An Iraqi translator for US forces was also shot dead on Saturday while in front of his house in al-Sharquat, 300km north of the capital. Meanwhile, a worker from the Dura refinery was gunned down in his car. 202
08/13/05Armed assailants killed four soldiers at the al-Siniya base west of the northern oil refinery town of Baiji on Saturday, said Iraqi army captain Toufik Khalaf.044
08/13/05KIRKUK - A police officer was killed and three others were wounded when an explosive device they were trying to defuse in the centre of Kirkuk 225 km (140 miles) north of Baghdad went off, police said.011
08/13/05KIRKUK - Police said they found the body of a Turkman doctor named Rida Rifaat Amin, who was abducted two days ago, dumped on the main road between Kirkuk and the town of Huweija.101
08/13/05One Iraqi soldier was shot dead in another area of Baghdad, police said. Also, an unidentified man was found dead in Baghdad's Sadr City.112
08/13/05Police said four civilians died when a roadside bomb exploded near Samarra. They said two Iraqi police were also shot to death in the city.426
08/12/05A blast Friday near a mosque west of Baghdad killed four people, including three children, and wounded at least 19 other people, police and hospital officials said.404
08/12/05A civilian was killed and two others wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near their car just north of Samarra101
08/12/05A Kurdish interpeter working for the US military was shot dead when armed men fired at his car in the northern oil centre of Kirkuk, Another person in the vehicle was seriously wounded.101
08/12/05Gunmen in Basra, south of Iraq also killed an army lieutenant in the intelligence of the southern area which belongs to the Iraqi defense ministry.011
08/12/05Three civilians and a soldier were killed in a shootout between armed men and a joint US-Iraqi military patrol in the central city of Samarra. 314
08/12/05Unidentified men killed an officer in the Iraqi police in al-Yarmouk area in Baghdad, while one pharmacist and his wife were killed and their daughter hit by the bullets of gunmen in the city.213
08/11/05A civilian walking to a Shiite mosque in Baghdad for afternoon prayers was killed by gunmen. Also Thursday, an employee in Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari's office, Thair Wahib al-Jumili, was seriously wounded by gunmen north of Baqouba101
08/11/05A police lieutenant was shot dead by gunmen in the Yarmuk district of Baghdad, while one Iraqi soldier was also killed in the capital. Another police officer was shot dead by gunmen in the town of Al-Dujail.033
08/11/05Five people were killed, four from one family including two children, in a roadside bombing in the oil town of Baiji505
08/11/05In the northern town of Samarra, two civilians died and four Iraqi soldiers were wounded when a group of Iraqi soldiers came under fire from gunmen. In another incident two civilians were killed by gunmen in the northern town of Al-Isakh 404
08/11/05The body of an Iraqi translator working for U.S forces was found in central Kirkuk after he was kidnapped by masked gunmen in the northern oil city of Kirkuk, police spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Yadgar Mohammed said.101
08/11/05Two civilians were killed and one child wounded when gunmen attacked a truck convoy in Baquba. Christian engineer-cum-interpretor, Said Adib Touma, 32, was kidnapped from the northern town of Kirkuk and his body found later303
08/10/05BAGHDAD - A mortar bomb exploded at an intersection in the capital's northern district of Aadhamiya, killing a traffic policeman and wounding six civilians, a police source said.011
08/10/05BAGHDAD - A suicide bomber killed six people and wounded 14 when he drove a car at a police patrol in the Ghazaliya district of western Baghdad, police and Interior Ministry sources said. Two of the dead and two of the wounded were policemen.12214
08/10/05Fifteen people were killed in separate incidents over the past 24 hours in Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad. A police source said that among the killed were two policemen who were gunned down while heading to work.13215
08/10/05In the attack that orphaned the 12-year old, police said gunmen killed the girl's mother and father, a pharmacist, late Wednesday in west Baghdad. The girl was lightly injured and was picked up by relatives, said Dr. Muhannad Jawad. 202
08/10/05ISKANDARIYA - Two civilians were killed and another three were wounded when gunmen shot at their car near Iskandariya, 60 km (40 miles) south of Baghdad, a police source said.202
08/10/05Military officials say five American soldiers have minor wounds after a deadly car bombing in western Baghdad wednesday. Officials say the blast targeted a joint U.S.-Iraqi patrol. It killed four civilians and three Iraqi police officers.437
08/10/05Two civilians were killed and another three were wounded when gunmen shot at their car near Iskandariya, 60 km (40 miles) south of Baghdad, a police source said.202
08/10/05Two oil security guards were killed by gunmen near the town of Baiji, while a policeman was gunned down in Kirkuk.213
08/10/05Unidentified gunmen ambushed a group of doctors on their way to help at hospitals killing 10 of them, said medical sources on Wednesday. The physicians were travelling to the city of Ramadi when armed men intercepted their vehicle 10010
08/09/05ABU KHAMIS - Two people were burned to death when insurgents stopped their truck and set fire to it in an area called Abu Khamis, just north of Baghdad, police said. It was unclear why the truck had been targeted.202
08/09/05And at least four Iraqi soldiers were also killed Tuesday morning in a bomb explosion in Samarra, 120 kilometres (75 miles) north of the capital, while a businessman and his wife were shot dead near Al-Dur246
08/09/05At least six people are dead, and nearly 100 may have been injured in today's suicide car bombing in central Baghdad. An emergency services worker says the number of those injured and taken to local hospitals is much higher than originally reported.606
08/09/05BAQUBA - Three pilgrims were killed and eight injured when gunmen sprayed their minivan with gunfire near the town of Baquba, medical sources said. The pilgrims were heading to neighbouring Iran to visit a holy Shi'ite shrine.303
08/09/05In south Baghdad, a police captain and another officer were shot as they were heading to work. One more was shot in Baqouba, 60km (40 miles) north-east.033
08/09/05in the eastern New Baghdad neighbourhood, two carloads of gunmen opened fire as they sped past a police four-wheel drive. The five officers inside were asleep as they awaited replacement after a nightshift at around 0800 local time (0400 GMT).055
08/09/05One civilian was killed and another injured when gunmen attacked their mobile phone shop in al-Jamee'a district of south-west Baghdad, a hospital source said.101
08/09/05two officers were killed and their driver was wounded in the nearby Zayouna district.The attack in the Dura neighbourhood, in south Baghdad, killed police captain Haidar Mizhir Salih and another policeman022
08/08/05BAGHDAD - A translator working at Baghdad's Doura power station was shot dead, said a source at Yarmouk hospital.101
08/08/05KIRKUK - Two employees of the Iraqi state-owned North Oil Company were shot dead by gunmen in Fatha, 75 km (45 miles) southwest of Kirkuk, police said. 202
08/08/05LATIFIYAH - Two Iraqi civilians were killed and a third critically wounded on Monday when gunmen fired on their car while they travelled on a main road near the violent town of Latifiyah, just south of Baghdad, police said.202
08/08/05SAMARRA - The bodies of five policemen who were shot dead and thrown in a river were found in the northern town of Samarra, police said. They were on their way home for vacation when they were killed, police said.055
08/07/05BAGHDAD - Gunmen killed three Iraqi soldiers in civilian clothes in the Saydiya section of Baghdad, police said.033
08/07/05BAGHDAD - Gunmen killed two Ministry of Oil employees and wounded two others when they opened fire on their car in the New Baghdad district of the capital, police said.202
08/07/05In Baghdad, three civilians were shot dead when unknown gunmen opened fire in an eastern quarter of the city.303
08/07/05SAMARRA - The bodies of two police officials who were shot dead were found in the northern city of Samarra, police said. 022
08/07/05SAMAWA - Police fired into a crowd of protesters demanding the resignation of the governor of the southern town of Samawa. Witnesses said one person was killed and about 40 wounded101
08/07/05Seven Iraqi soldiers were killed and 17 wounded when a suicide bomber blew up a truck at the entrance to an Iraqi army headquarters in central Tikrit, 180 kilometers (110 miles) north of Baghdad, an Iraqi army officer said077
08/07/05Seven Iraqis were killed at Al-Sharqat, 300 kilometers (186 miles) north of Baghdad when their bus hit a roadside bomb. The dead included three children.707
08/07/05TAL AFAR - Two Iraqi civilians were killed and 11 injured by a roadside bombing on a police patrol and artillery shells landing on farm houses in the restless Iraqi town of Tal Afar202
08/07/05Two civilians were also killed in a drive-by shooting in Latifiyah, 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Baghdad.202
08/07/05Two people were killed in Baquba when a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol exploded in the town center.202
08/06/05Insurgents killed two Iraqis including a senior official in the Iraqi National Congress party in Baghdad. Khalid al-Saaidi was the second senior official in the party led by Deputy Prime Minister Chalabi killed in the last few days202
08/06/05One policeman was killed and another wounded when gunmen in two cars sprayed a police checkpoint with machinegun fire near the town of Baquba, police said.011
08/05/05A doctor, Saad al-Shumari, was shot dead on the highway between Baghdad and Samarra. Gunmen opened fire on a queue of cars outside a gas station in Dora, killing one civilian. 202
08/05/05A member of Shi'ite militia the Badr Brigade was killed and his son was injured by gunmen while leaving his house in the town of Baquba.011
08/05/05A policeman was gunned down in a drive-by shooting outside his house in Mosul and in Baghdad, another drive-by attack killed two guards escorting a man who told police he was a cousin of Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Chalabi.033
08/05/05At nearly the same time (8 p.m. Friday), a suicide attacker drove a truck loaded with explosives into a nearby Iraqi army checkpoint, killing an Iraqi soldier. 011
08/05/05five more corpses were found at three separate locations in Mosul during the day. One was the body of a Christian man kidnapped two days ago, another was that of a policeman, and three more unidentified corpses were found in an industrial area. 415
08/05/05Four Iraqi soldiers were killed when their patrol came under attack near Samarra, while a woman and her infant son were killed in a bomb blast near Al-Dawr, both towns north of Baghdad.044
08/05/05In another incident gunmen opened fire on a queue of cars outside a gas station in Dora, killing one civilian, while a Shiite ex-militiaman was gunned down near Baquba, just north of the capital, police said.202
08/05/05One Iraqi army officer was killed when a motorcycle-riding bomber blew himself up near the northern town of Balad, while a doctor, Saad al-Shumari, was shot dead on the highway between Baghdad and Samarra.011
08/04/05A public relations official working with Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Chalabi was assassinated in Baghdad, Chalabi's spokesman, Entifadh Qanbar said. Haidar al-Dujaili was gunned down near his home in the capital's southern district of Saydiya.101
08/04/05A suicide bomber in a car blew himself up next to a convoy of cars belonging to followers of fiery Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, killing four Iraqis and wounding eight, some seriously, police said.404
08/04/05Gunmen opened fire on a police patrol earlier in the day, killing three policemen and wounding two others033
08/04/05Insurgents stormed the home of an Iraqi soldier near the town of Baquba, killing his wife, his 12 year-old daughter and his six-year-old son as they lay asleep on the floor, police and survivors said.303
08/04/05Two Iraqi soldiers from the elite Wolf Brigade were killed Thursday in a car bombing near a Shiite shrine in Daquq, 20 miles south of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk. They were accompanying a delegation from the Mahdi Army back from Tal Afar. 022
08/04/05Unidentified gunmen attacked an Iraqi army patrol Thursday in a town north of Baghdad, killing four Iraqi troop s, Iraqi military officials said. The attack occurred about 8 a.m. in the town of Dujail, 50 miles north of Baghdad, said Brig. Ali Kadhim. 044
08/03/05A civilian died when hit by a mortar near the Baghdad governor's office and two other policemen died when gunmen opened fire on the car they were travelling in.123
08/03/05Five Iraqi soliders were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a army checkpoint in Al-Isakhi, north of Baghdad, while another soldier died when a bomber blew up a tractor in Balad. 066
08/03/05Fourteen Marines and a civilian interpreter, assigned to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II MEF were killed in action when their amphibious assault vehicle was attacked by an IED approximately two kilometers south of Haditha.101
08/03/05Two people from a force that guards oil installations were killed and seven others wounded in a highway attack in Iraq Wednesday, police said. The force was on its way in a convoy from Kirkuk in northern Iraq to Baghdad when they were attacked by gunmen.022
08/03/05Two policemen died when their patrol was attacked by gunmen in Baquba, northeast of Baghdad, while one policeman was shot dead by gunmen in Baghdad. 033
08/03/05Witnesses said Steven Vincent and a translator were kidnapped by gunmen shortly after leaving a hotel on Tuesday evening...His Iraqi translator, Nouriya Ita'is, was shot four times but survived. The nurse said she was in a serious condition.101
08/02/05A tank truck was shot at by U.S. soldiers when it tried to overtake their patrol in Tikrit, 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, killing one Iraqi and injuring two, a police source said. 101
08/02/05An engineer was gunned down in the town of Dhuluiyah, while a man was killed in a Baghdad bookshop when a bomb reportedly hidden in a suitcase blew up.101
08/02/05Col Mizhir Hamad Yousif, director of the Abu Ghraib police station, was ambushed on his way to work by three gunmen, said Capt Mohammed Izzedin. Yousif’s driver was also injured in the attack.011
08/02/05Five of the victims were shot when gunmen opened fire as they left a city hospital where they had been to see the body of a Sunni cleric who was killed last night.505
08/02/05Four Iraqi soliders were killed when a bomb hidden inside a dead dog hit an army patrol in the northeastern Balad town. Five soldiers were also wounded044
08/02/05Head of Khaluss hospital was shot dead by gunmen in Baquba. A police source said that Dr. Abdul Muhsin Ali, member of Da'wa party, was leaving a health conference when he was shot. His driver was wounded in the attack.101
08/02/05In another incident, a civilian was killed and five wounded, four of them policemen, when a suicide car bomber attacked a police patrol in the centre of Baquba, 60 kilometers (35 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police said.101
08/02/05The body of an Iraqi soldier was found in Samarra, while that of a policeman was found in Al-Dawr022
08/02/05Three other people working at a US base in the northern town of Baiji were killed when the bus they were travelling in was ambushed by armed gunmen, while a construction worker was shot dead, also in Baiji. 303
08/02/05Two finance ministry employees were shot dead in Baghdad by gunmen on their way to work, an interior ministry official said.202
08/01/05Gunmen killed a brigadier in the Iraqi security forces on Monday, opening fire on his car as he crossed a Baghdad bridge, an interior ministry source said. 011
08/01/05One Iraqi soldier was killed and six injured when a roadside bomb struck near their patrol in Tuz Khurmatu, 60 km (40 miles) south of Kirkuk, a police source said.011
08/01/05Twenty bodies of people who had been shot or beheaded were discovered in southwest Baghdad on Monday, a police source said. The source said witnesses...they saw a truck dump the bodies near a school in the Om al-Ma'alif area in southwest Baghdad.20020

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)