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

12/31/05A roadside bomb also exploded in Baghdad, killing five policemen, 1st Lt. Nadum Nuaman said.055
12/31/05BAGHDAD - One civilian was killed and three others injured when a mortar round hit a house in central Baghdad on Saturday, police said.101
12/31/05BAGHDAD - Two policemen were killed and one was injured when a roadside bomb struck their car in the centre of Baghdad. Police said four civilians were also injured.022
12/31/05KHALIS - Five people were killed and two injured when their car struck a roadside bomb outside the local headquarters of the Iraqi Islamic Party in Khalis, 60 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.505
12/31/05One civilian was killed and another injured when a U.S. patrol opened fire after a roadside bomb went off nearby in Baiji 180 km (112 miles) north of Baghdad. No casualties were reported among the U.S. patrol, the U.S. army said. 101
12/31/05Police also said they found the bodies of six men who had been blindfolded, shot and dumped at a sewage plant in southeast Baghdad.606
12/31/05Two Iraqi Army captains were also gunned down in the town of Dujail, north of Baghdad, as they drove home. 022
12/31/05Violence continued on Saturday with gunmen raiding a house near Iskandariyah, 30 miles south of Baghdad, and killing five members of a Sunni family, army Col. Hussein Sheyaa said.505
12/30/05BAGHDAD - At least five people were killed and 23 wounded when two mortars landed on the busy al-Kifah street in central Baghdad. Police said one mortar hit a coffee shop while the other destroyed a car.505
12/30/05In Baghdad, a suicide bomber killed a police officer, gunmen assassinated an Iraqi driver working with a French company, and a drive-by shooting killed a university student.213
12/29/05A suicide bomber, wearing a police uniform, killed four Iraqi policemen and wounded five at checkpoint close to the interior ministry in Baghdad on Thursday, police said.044
12/29/05Fourteen Iraqis, men and women, were machine-gunned today while travelling in a minibus south of Baghdad. The attack took place on a small road in Latifiyah, 40km from the capital. 14014
12/29/05In Balad, 80 kilometres north of Baghdad, two Iraqi soldiers were killed when gunmen opened fire on the vehicle in which they were travelling. 022
12/29/05Six insurgents broke into a house just south of Baghdad on Thursday and killed 11 members of the same Shi'ite family by slitting their throats. They said the family had been warned to move out of their largely Sunni district, but had not done so. 11011
12/28/05A family of four, including two daughters and the parents, were stabbed to death by assailants in Hilla, 100 km (62 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.404
12/28/05Gunmen killed two soldiers and wounded seven in an ambush on an Iraqi army patrol on Tuesday in Dhibai village near Dujail. The patrol was struck by a roadside bomb before gunmen fired upon the soldiers, in an apparently well-planned attack.022
12/28/05In Tikrit, northern Iraq, gunmen attacked an Iraqi army patrol west of the city, killing two soldiers and wounding seven, police said Wednesday. The injured were hospitalised in critical condition, the source said. 022
12/28/05In violence today, gunmen killed a major in the former Iraqi army and a person in the car with him in eastern Baghdad, police Lt. Thair Mahmoud said. Gunmen in west Baghdad killed Interior Ministry Brig. Haider Ali Saied, a hospital official said. 202
12/28/05Meanwhile in al-Khalidiya, 80 kilometres west of Baghdad, a U.S. army patrol opened fire on an approaching vehicle Wednesday killing two Iraqi civilians and critically wounding two others, a police source said. 202
12/28/05the U.S. and Iraqi armies both said four inmates were killed and the U.S. military said five security personnel also died. A U.S. soldier was among six people wounded. Baghdad police 20 dead prisoners were accurate 055
12/28/05US warplanes launched an attack Tuesday midnight killing three Iraqis in Al-Dolouieya--Police captain Yassine Khalaf said an Iraqi was killed along with two of his daughters, one aged 12, when their house was entirely destroyed by US warplanes.303
12/27/05A civilian was killed and two employees were wounded on Monday when gunmen attacked a petrol station with rocket-propelled grenades in the northern oil city of Kirkuk, police said.101
12/27/05A policeman was killed and two others wounded when a makeshift bomb went off near their patrol on a highway near Mahawil, 75 km (50 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.011
12/27/05At least three Iraqis were killed and six wounded in attacks in the northern oil city of Kirkuk and the town of Mahaweel, 75 km (50 miles) south of Baghdad.303
12/27/05Clashes erupted between gunmen and Iraqi police in Baghdad, killing two policemen and two bystanders, Capt. Firas Keti said. South of Baghdad, a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol killed two officers, and gunmen in southern Baghdad killed another055
12/27/05Gunmen southeast of Kirkuk, 180 miles north of Baghdad, killed one police officer and wounded two, Capt. Farhad Talabani said. 011
12/27/05Sultan al-Thabhawi, a member of Iraq's biggest Shi'ite party, the Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq, died of wounds sustained in an attack by gunmen on Monday, another member of the party said. 101
12/27/05Three dead bodies, bearing marks of torture and bullet wounds, were found in the Shu'ula district of the capital, police said. The victims were from Kalidiya, west of Falluja, and disappeared after travelling to Baghdad a week ago, their families said. 303
12/26/05A parked motorbike loaded with explosives blew up in a market in a Shi'ite neighborhood of Baghdad near a funeral on Monday, killing at least two people and wounding 23 others. Police had initially reported the explosion as a suicide car bombing. 202
12/26/05Another bomb targeting police went off in Latifiya, a town just south of Baghdad, killing one policemen and injuring the other two.011
12/26/05At 10:43 a.m., a third detonated near an Iraqi Police patrol in Northeast Baghdad, killing four Iraqi civilians and wounding two Iraqi Policemen. 404
12/26/05FALLUJA - A suicide bomber threw grenades at police recruits outside a training center, killing two, and then detonated his explosive belt, killing himself, police said.022
12/26/05guerrillas stormed a police checkpoint near an Interior Ministry commando base north of Baghdad, killing five policemen and wounding four. Attackers jumped out of a minibus and began firing mortar rounds and RPG's at the checkpoint in Buhriz 055
12/26/05Gunmen early on Monday raided a house in southern Baghdad, killing three people, police Capt. Qassim Hussein said. Gunmen attacked the house again when police arrived to remove the bodies, wounding two officers, police said. 303
12/26/05Gunmen in Baghdad killed a civilian driving his children to school, a hospital official said.101
12/26/05In the small village of Dhabab, gunmen shot dead five Iraqi army soldiers in separate, but apparently coordinated attacks as they left for work or went about their morning routine, the army said. 055
12/26/05In two incidents in Baquba, gunmen killed the son of an Iraqi police colonel, and three brothers, in a currency exchange shop.404
12/26/05Police said they had also recovered the bodies of three people killed in and around Baghdad, including that of a policeman.213
12/26/05Witnesses said gunmen shot dead an Iraqi professor of fine arts, Nofal Ahmed, on Monday near his house in a northern Baghdad neighbourhood. 101
12/25/05A police officer was killed when a makeshift bomb went off near a police patrol in the northern city of Mosul, police said. The number of the wounded was not clear yet.011
12/25/05A suicide car bomber slammed into two Iraqi army vehicles in central Baghdad, killing five soldiers and wounding seven police and civilians, police Maj. Mohammed Younis said.055
12/25/05Al Qaeda's wing in Iraq said on Sunday it had abducted and killed three Arab women and a man working for U.S. authorities and the Iraqi government in the high-security Green Zone in Baghdad, according to a Web posting. 303
12/25/05gunmen shot dead an Iraqi interior ministry civil servant and a mortar round slammed into Baghdad's high-security Green Zone injuring a policeman. 101
12/25/05One gunman was killed when gunmen attacked the motorcade of a police colonel in Kirkuk. One civilian was killed and seven others wounded when a car bomb exploded targeting a police patrol in the northern oil city of Kirkuk, police said.101
12/25/05Police Lt. Col. Fawzi Ali Uklaa was killed when a roadside bomb exploded as he was getting out of his car in eastern Mosul, Police Brig. Saied Ahmed Al-Jubori said. 011
12/25/05The body of Qusay Salahaddin, president of the Students Union of Mosul University, was found shot dead two days after he was abducted by gunmen. On Dec. 21 he led a demonstration complaining of alleged fraud in last week's parliamentary election. 101
12/25/05The violence on Sunday also included a mortar round that landed near an Iraqi army base in Mahmoudiya, a city south of Baghdad, killing two soldiers and injuring three more and six civilians. 022
12/25/05Unidentified gunmen killed a man near his house in Jbala, 40 miles south of Baghdad, police said. Unidentified gunmen killed a man in Baghdad's southern Dora neighborhood as he was driving his children to school, a hospital official said. 202
12/25/05Unidentified gunmen killed a police officer in civilian clothes in southern Baghdad, a hospital official said. 011
12/25/05Unidentified gunmen killed Salman Jadr, a bank employee in eastern Baghdad, Police Lt. Col. Hafiz Maan said, adding that the man had once reportedly been a member of Saddam's now outlawed Baath party. 101
12/24/05BAGHDAD - Seven bodies of civilians with bullets wounds were found in southern Baghdad, police said.707
12/24/05BAGHDAD - Three Ministry of Health employees were shot dead when gunmen opened fire on their car, police said.303
12/24/05BAGHDAD - Two civilians were killed when gunmen opened fire on an electronics shop in Baghdad's wealthy Mansour district, police said.202
12/24/05BAGHDAD - Two people were killed, including an aide to the Ministry of Justice, when gunmen opened fire on their car in the centre of Baghdad, police said202
12/24/05FALLUJA - A Lt. colonel in the Iraqi army was shot dead when gunmen broke into his house and opened fire, police said.011
12/24/05KIRKUK - One civilian was killed and three wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near an Iraqi army patrol in central Kirkuk, Police Colonel Taha Abdullah said.101
12/24/05Three civilians living near a U.S. base were reportedly killed Saturday when a mortar shell fell on their house south of Baghdad, as the U.S. military confirmed reports of unrest at a prison in southern Iraq. 303
12/23/05At least 12 worshippers were killed or injured in a suicide attack at a Shiite worshipping place in Baquba, northeast of Baghdad, Iraqi police said.12012
12/23/05By the end, police said, 10 soldiers were dead and 20 wounded in the bloodiest attack since last week's parliamentary election. A civilian motorist was killed and another wounded in crossfire. 11011
12/23/05In the city of Musul (Mosul) two unidentified corpses were found with their hands tied back. 202
12/23/05Local police said bodies of three civilians were found with multiple gunshot wounds in southern Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad. The bodies were found blindfolded, with their hands and legs bound.303
12/22/05A former member of the governing council, Ahmed Shiyaa' al-Barak, survived an assassination attempt when gunmen attacked his motorcade in Latifiya, southwest of Baghdad. Police said two of his guards were killed and three wounded in the attack202
12/22/05Four civilians were killed on Wednesday when gunmen opened fire on two trucks in Iskandariya, 40 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.404
12/22/05Four policemen were killed and six wounded when gunmen attacked a checkpoint in the southern Dora district of Baghdad, police said.044
12/22/05In the southern city of Basra, an Iraqi translator working in the British consulate was shot and killed, Basra police said.101
12/22/05Iraqi police found the bodies on Wednesday of two Iraqi contractors working with the U.S forces in Tikrit, 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, local security forces said.202
12/22/05One civilian was killed and another was wounded on Wednesday when gunmen opened fire on them in the oil-refining town of Baiji, 180 km (112 miles) north of Baghdad, local security forces said.101
12/22/05three Iraqi police were killed and four wounded in an attack in Samarra and a roadside bomb targeting a vehicle carrying municipal workers killed four people and wounded another two437
12/22/05Two civilians were wounded on Tuesday when the car they were traveling in was struck by a roadside bomb in the east of Baghdad, the U.S military said in a statement. 202
12/21/05An Iraqi civilian was killed and three other injured during a fire exchange between police and gunmen in southern Baghdad. a roadside bomb exploded near a gas station in central Baghdad, killing an Iraqi civilian. 202
12/21/05An Iraqi guard was killed on Wednesday and a general director at the ministry of agriculture, survived an assassination attempt and was transferred to the hospital when gunmen opened fire on their procession in Baghdad, police sources said. 011
12/21/05Gunmen also opened fire on a car traveling to a US military base in the town of Baquba, north of Baghdad, killed one Iraqi man and wounding six, according to Reuters. 101
12/20/05According to residents, an unknown car threw the bullet-riddled bodies, Abdullah said, adding that the victims' jobs were guarding a facility of a Saudi company working in building barricades for US troops and Iraqi security forces. 033
12/20/05An Iraqi woman was killed and her five-year-old baby injured in a bomb explosion in northern Iraq's Kirkuk, police said. 101
12/20/05Attackers in southern Baghdad shot to death a member of the Badr organization, the former military wing of the Supreme Council of the Islamic Revolution in Iraq, or SCIRI, police Capt. Taleb Thamer said. 101
12/20/05Gunmen in the southern town of Buhriz, a former Saddam stronghold about 35 miles north of Baghdad, opened fire on a car late Monday, killing four women and wounding three women and two children, police said. 404
12/20/05Gunmen shot dead six Iraqis, including three policemen, in attacks on Tuesday, security sources said. The police were killed in the town of Tuz... while two local employees on a US military base died when gunmen opened fire on their car in Balad336
12/20/05In the western district of the capital, an employee from the electricity ministry was killed and one of his colleagues wounded when gunmen attacked their convoy, a security source said. 101
12/20/05On the outskirts of Fallujah, a joint Iraqi-American patrol found the bodies of 14 people, some of whom were handcuffed and appeared to have been tortured, said Dr. Mohammed Hameed of the Fallujah hospital.14014
12/20/05Two policemen were killed by gunmen while they were leaving for work in the western part of Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, a police source said.202
12/19/05BAGHDAD - An Iraqi police colonel escaped assassination when a suicide car bomber detonated his explosives as the colonel's convoy was passing in the Iskan district. Two civilians were killed. 022
12/19/05BAGHDAD - Gunmen opened fire on the convoy of Baghdad deputy governor Ziyad al-Zawbai in the southern Amil district of the city, police said. Three of his bodyguards were killed, Zawbai and his secretary were wounded. 303
12/19/05BALAD - Gunmen killed two Iraqi contractors who were travelling to a U.S. military base near Balad, 90 km (50 miles) north of Baghdad. Another person was wounded in the attack, the U.S. and Iraqi military said.022
12/19/05KIRKUK - Gunmen attacked offices of the Turkmen Front on Sunday in the northern city of Kirkuk. A guard was killed and three others wounded, a spokesman for the party said.011
12/19/05police said US soldiers shot dead a truck driver who drove too close to an army patrol in Latifiya 40 kilometres south of Baghdad. 101
12/19/05The police said four of the victims were killed by US troops as they approached their patrols in Balad. Three others were killed in Bayji by gunmen. One of the dead was an employee of the Northern Oil Company.707
12/18/05An Iraqi was killed by U.S. soldiers in Balad, 90 km (55 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraqi and U.S. military said101
12/18/05Authorities also found three unidentified bodies in two locations in eastern Baghdad, police said.303
12/18/05BAGHDAD - Gunmen killed the driver of an Interior Ministry official in east Baghdad, police said.101
12/18/05BAGHDAD - One Iraqi policeman was killed and five wounded when a suicide attacker rammed his car into their checkpoint near the Ministry of Interior in eastern Baghdad, police said.011
12/18/05Five civilians were killed and seven others wounded when a makeshift bomb went off in a crowded market in the eastern Kadimiya district of the capital, police said. An interior ministry source said a woman was killed and 15 people were injured.505
12/18/05In Baghdad, a roadside bomb on Sunday killed three police officers and wounded two, while another left one policeman dead and two wounded in the northern town of Tuz, 110 kilometres south of Kirkuk, on Saturday night police said.044
12/18/05On Sunday, police also found the body of a former Iraqi Army officer at a fuel station in the centre of the capital. Abbas Abdullah Fadhl had been shot to death in his car, they said.101
12/18/05TAJI - Two Iraqi soldiers were killed and four injured when gunmen opened fire on their bus near al Taji military base north of Baghdad, police said.022
12/17/05A similar attack on Saturday night killed one policeman and wounded two in the northern town of Tuz, 68 miles south of Kirkuk, police said.011
12/17/05Gunmen also broke into a barber shop in Baladruz, about 60 kilometres, northeast of Baghdad, killing two policemen and a civilian and wounding the barber Saturday, police said.123
12/17/05Gunmen killed Maj. Gen. Mushriq Ibrahim Abdul Hamid, a former Iraqi air force officer, near his home in the capital's Sadiyah neighborhood, police and hospital officials said. 101
12/17/05Gunmen killed one of the leaders of the Badr Brigade, a militia loyal to Iraq's main Shi'ite party, on Saturday in the eastern district of the capital, police said.101
12/17/05Gunmen shot dead Diyab Hamed al-Hamdani and his son on Saturday in the northern city of Kirkuk, police said. Al-Hamdani was the uncle of a local leader of the Patriotic Union Kurdistan (PUK)202
12/17/05In separate attacks, a policeman was slain near his home in west Baghdad, and one officer was killed and another seriously wounded in the northern city of Kirkuk, police said. 022
12/17/05Sheik Kerim Al-Asadi, a member of the Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq, was shot to death outside his home in eastern Baghdad, police said. 101
12/16/05A mortar attack against a school in an insurgent stronghold west of Baghdad killed four children playing soccer and an Iraqi army soldier, the US Marines said today.404
12/16/05Gunmen shoot at Iraqi army patrol on road south of Tikrit, killing one soldier, police say.011
12/16/05police said Friday that five bodies had turned up in the predominantly Shiite north Baghdad suburb of Kazimiyah. four of the bodies were wearing Interior Ministry commando uniforms, The fifth body was dressed in an Iraqi army uniform. 055
12/16/05Seven family members are killed when gunmen burst into their house in town near Hilla, 100 km (62 miles) south of Baghdad, and open fire, police say. They know of no motive.707
12/15/05a roadside bomb west of Baqouba killed one Iraqi soldier and injured another, provincial police reported. 011
12/15/05In northern Mosul, where all polling stations opened, a bomb killed a hospital guard when it went off between a polling station and a hospital, initial US military reports said.101
12/15/05Several explosions rocked Baghdad as the polls opened early Thursday. No injuries are reported there....a civilian was killed by a mortar round that landed near a voting place in the northern city of Tal Afar.101
12/14/05An Iraqi policeman was killed in a bomb blast in Baghdad on Wednesday, according to the Iraqi police. It added in a statement a road-side bomb went off when an Iraqi police vehicle was passing near Sebaa' bank in central Baghdad. 011
12/13/05A leading Sunni Muslim Arab politician was shot dead in Iraq on Tuesday ...Mizhar al-Dulaimi, head of the Free Progressive Iraqi Party, was killed while campaigning in the center of Ramadi, capital of the restive Anbar province101
12/13/05Police said a roadside bomb intended for one of their patrols in the central city of Samarra missed, instead killing a child and seriously injuring his father. 101
12/12/05An empty minibus loaded with explosives blew up Monday near the Kindi hospital in east Baghdad, killing three civilians and injuring 13, including five police officers, authorities said. The van's driver abandoned it and ran. 303
12/12/05Another two people were killed in an early morning drive-by shooting in Baghdad southern Dora district.202
12/12/05Baghdad, clashes resulted in the deaths of two police officers and the injury of another nine. A police sergeant was reportedly killed by an American patrol in Muqdadiyah. A roadside bomb killed an Iraqi woman and injured five other people.134
12/12/05Police said they found the bodies of four people in southern Baghdad on Monday. The families of the four told police they had been taken on Sunday by men posing as members of the Iraqi Major Crime Unit.404
12/11/05Fighting broke out between a joint Iraqi-U.S patrol and gunmen in the city of Samarra, 100 km (62 miles) north of Baghdad on Saturday. One Iraqi soldier was killed and two suspects were arrested, the Iraqi and U.S. military said.011
12/11/05Iraqi Police found an unidentified dead body nearby a school in Tikrit, noting that the body was shot at several times.101
12/11/05One Iraqi soldier was killed and another wounded when gunmen attacked a checkpoint near Riyadh, a small town 60 km (40 miles) southwest of the northern city of Kirkuk, police said.011
12/11/05Two members of the Iraqi army were killed and one wounded when gunmen attacked them as they drove in an unmarked car in Baiji, 180 km (112 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. 022
12/10/05Gunmen shot two members of the Iraqi Islamic Party as they put up election posters in the northern city of Mosul on Saturday, killing one and wounding the other, police said. Police killed one of the three gunmen and arrested another.101
12/10/05One Iraqi soldier was killed and 10 others, including a civilian, were wounded, in a makeshift bomb attack on their patrol in Balad, 90 km (55 miles) north of Baghdad on Friday, police said.011
12/10/05Two civilians were killed and another wounded in a car bomb attack aimed at U.S forces, witnesses and a hospital official said.202
12/09/05A bit farther south [of Baghdad], two Iraqis driving in a car were shot and killed by unknown assailants. 202
12/09/05A roadside bomb went off in southwestern Baghdad near a US patrol on Friday, causing casualties among US soldiers and killing two Iraqi civilians, an Interior Ministry source told Xinhua.202
12/09/05Another bomb killed a policeman and a civilian in Saydiya, in southern Baghdad.112
12/09/05Gunmen, wearing the uniforms of the Iraqi army, attacked a house in the town of Al-Imam, south of Baghdad, with automatic weapons and killed a father and a son. 202
12/09/05In Buhris, north of Baghdad, several armed persons stormed a shop and shot dead two customers. Two Iraqis were reported killed Friday in a clash with police in western Baghdad404
12/09/05In the southern Baghdad neighbourhood of Dura, a roadside bomb detonated next to an Iraqi patrol, killing an interior ministry commando and wounding two.011
12/09/05Iraqi police found nine male bodies in a desert region near Mussayib, south of Baghdad, police in neighbouring Hillah said Friday. The victims, two of them police officers, had been bound and shot dead, they added. 729
12/09/05Iraqi police found the body of an intelligence officer on Friday. He was shot dead the previous day after gunmen ambushed his car, they said.011
12/09/05Iraqi soldiers found two dead bodies in a western Baghdad neighbourhood where insurgents were seen roaming the streets on Friday morning. Witnesses said insurgents and security forces clashed in an apparent shootout in the area.202
12/09/05Two civilians were killed in clashes between unknown gunmen and Iraqi security forces in western Baghdad. 202
12/08/05A suicide bomber who jumped on a bus after security checks had been completed detonated an explosives belt among passengers heading to a Shiite city Thursday, killing up to 30 people and wounding nearly 40, officials said30030
12/08/05Two Iraqi army servicemen were killed in a street gun battle with unknown militants in western Baghdad on Thursday, a police source said. 022
12/08/05Unknown gunmen opened fire at a high-ranking police officer in southern Baghdad on Thursday, killing a civilian and wounding the officer and five other people, an Interior Ministry source told Xinhua.101
12/07/05The bodies of three people who had been bound and shot dead were brought to the main hospital of Falluja, 50 km (30 miles) west of Baghdad, a medical source said. The victims were wearing civilian clothes and were found on the outskirts of the city.303
12/07/05Three police officers were killed when around 20 gunmen stormed into the main hospital in the northern oil centre of Kirkuk to free one of 12 detainees arrested last Saturday over a plot to assassinate chief investigating judge Raed Juhi.033
12/06/05A SUICIDE bomber killed three people and injured at least 20 others outside a cafe in Baghdad today, police said. The cafe attack came hours after two suicide bombers killed at least 36 people at Baghdad's police academy ...303
12/06/05Also in the north, three members of the northern Iraqi oil company’s security force were killed by gunmen as they patrolled a pipeline near Shorkat, also in Saddam’s home province of Salaheddin.303
12/06/05Elsewhere, a U.S. army patrol on Monday discovered the bodies of 11 Iraqis on the desert road of al-Ratba, 500 kilometres west of Baghdad, a police source said. 11011
12/06/05FOUR people were killed in northern Iraq today when members of a Kurdish Islamic party that is challenging the dominant Kurdish bloc in next week's Iraqi elections were attacked by mobs, party officials said. 404
12/06/05In Baghdad, the interior ministry said that police General Hamza Hussein Fadel and a passenger in his car had been shot dead by unknown attackers in the capital’s southern Dura district.112
12/06/05In the village of Khalas, north of the notorious Sunni flashpoint town of Baquba north of Baghdad, one of Prime Minister Ibrahim Jaafari’s bodyguards was killed in a drive-by shooting. 101
12/06/05Insurgents attacked council workers from Tikrit. Shahla Al Marie, the head of planning in Tikrit, was gunned down together with Tahseen Wali, the head of the accounting department. Ihsan Wali, an engineer traveling with them, was kidnapped. 202
12/06/05Meanwhile, an Iraqi civilian was killed and two others injured Tuesday in an exchange of fire between the U.S. army and gunmen in al-Ramady, 110 kilometres west of Baghdad, a police source said.101
12/06/05Police on Tuesday uncovered nine bodies of civilians shot dead near a Shia town south of Baghdad, as 11 Iraqis, mainly from the security services, died in other violence around the country, police said.909
12/06/05Two men strapped with explosives detonated themselves at Baghdad's police academy on Tuesday, killing at least 43 people and wounding 73 more, officials said. 04343
12/05/05BAQUBA - Gunmen killed Ammar Kamil Ashur, a local official working for the Independent Electoral Commission of Iraq (IECI), in Baquba north of Baghdad, the IECI said.101
12/04/05AHMAR - Two Iraqi policemen were killed when gunmen attacked their patrol in Ahmar village, about 40 km (25 miles) east of Baquba, police said.022
12/04/05BAGHDAD - Two civilians were killed and 26 wounded when a bomb placed under a car exploded in central Baghdad, a police source said. The target of the explosion was not clear.202
12/04/05Gunmen in two cars opened fire on police commander Lt. Col. Abdul-Razaak Abdul-Jabbar as he was heading to work in western Baghdad, police Capt. Talib Thamir said.011
12/04/05gunmen shot dead a Shiite Muslim candidate who was running in this month's general election. Sheik Abdul-Salam Abdul-Hussein, a follower of firebrand Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, died instantly in Baghdad's eastern neighborhood of Zayouna101
12/04/05Iraqi police sources said a roadside bomb exploded in Alexandria in southern Baghdad targeting a police patrol, killing one of its members and injuring three others011
12/04/05The interior ministry said in a statement two more people were killed and five others injured by an explosive device in a popular scrap metal market in the center of the capital. 202
12/03/05Insurgents ambushed an Iraqi army patrol north of Baghdad on Saturday, killing 19 soldiers in a well-planned attack, a day after the Pentagon announced 10 U.S. Marines were killed by a bomb west of the capital.01919
12/02/05Another explosive device had exploded earlier this morning near a house in the Doura district, southern Baghdad, killing the house owner and seriously wounding his daughter.101
12/02/05gunmen in Baquba targeted two brothers who serve on Iraq's electoral board, killing one and wounding the other, police in Baquba said. 101
12/02/05SAMARRA - Two civilians were wounded on Friday in a car bomb explosion in Samarra, 100 km (62 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.202
12/02/05Two policemen were killed and three others wounded when two roadside bombs exploded in the Baladiyat district in Baghdad on Friday.022
12/02/05Unidentified armed men assassinated the imam and lecturer of a Shiite mosque in a village close to Baquba, 60 kilometres northeast of Baghdad, a security source said on Friday. 101
12/01/05An Iraqi translator who had worked with British forces was assassinated on Wednesday by gunmen in the southern city of Basra, police said.101
12/01/05Gunmen wounded an adviser to Iraq's interior minister and killed one of his bodyguards in an attack on his convoy in Baghdad, police said. Police sources said the adviser, Saad al-Obeidi, and two of his other guards were wounded.101
12/01/05The bodies of four people who were bound and gagged and then shot dead were found by the side of the road between Qaim and Ruba, police said.404
12/01/05Three civilians were killed when a U.S. Bradley fighting vehicle rolled over their car in Kifl, a town about 150 km (100 miles) south of Baghdad, police said. The U.S. military had no information about such a report.303

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)