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

02/28/06Baghdad - A car bomb targeting a police patrol in the same neighborhood killed nine people and injured 17 _ all civilians _ said police Lt. Alu Abbas and medic Rahim al-Waedi. 909
02/28/06Baghdad - A roadside bomb targeting the convoy of a defense ministry adviser killed five soldiers and injured seven others, ministry spokesman Mohammed al-Askari said. The adviser, Lt. Gen. Daham Radhi al-Assal, escaped without harm, he said. 055
02/28/06Baghdad - Another car bomb exploded near a Shiite mosque in the crowded southeastern Karada neighborhood, killing four people and injuring 16, said al-Mohammedawi. 404
02/28/06Baghdad - At least 16 people were killed and 40 wounded in a blast near a Shi'ite mosque and market north of Baghdad police said. It was not clear whether the blast, which occurred right after the evening prayers, was a car bomb or a mortar attack. 16016
02/28/06Baghdad - Earlier Tuesday, a roadside bomb in Nieriya and Gayara, east of Baghdad killed four Iraqis and injured 18. 404
02/28/06Baghdad - gunmen in two speeding cars opened fire on the Sunni al-Salam mosque in the western Mansour district, killing the guard, said police Lt. Maitham Abdul-Razaq101
02/28/06Baghdad - In the Baghdad violence, a man wearing an explosives belt blew himself up at a gas station in the eastern New Baghdad neighborhood, killing 23 people and injuring 51, said Interior Ministry official Maj. Falah al-Mohammedawi. 23023
02/28/06Baghdad - Mortar fire at the Imam Kadhim shrine in the Kazimiyah neighborhood on the opposite side of the Tigris River killed one and wounded 10. 101
02/28/06Baquba - Gunmen killed two policemen and wounded two civilians in separate attacks Tuesday in Baquba, authorities said.022
02/28/06Diyala - Iraqi soldiers found the bullet-riddled bodies of nine people near two burned minibuses in Iraq's strife-prone Diyala province. The victims included Sheik Hamid Irbat Ghazi, a Sunni Muslim of the influential Mahamdeh tribe...909
02/28/06Falluja - Two bodies of civilians with multiple gunshot wounds were found north of Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.202
02/28/06Khalis - Four policeman were killed when their patrol was ambushed by gunmen near Khalis, 60 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad.044
02/28/06Mosul - Gunmen in Mosul killed four police and a doctor, Dr. Bahaa al-Bakri of the city general hospital said. Three gunmen broke into the clinic of Dr.Yousif Ibrahim, 55, and shot him to death.145
02/27/06Baghdad - 4 people were killed and 15 wounded when two bombs exploded near a Sunni mosque in mainly Shi'ite eastern Baghdad. The bombs were planted by the road outside 404
02/27/06Baghdad - Jawad al-Samara'i, a member of Iraq's student union who was abducted on Saturday by gunmen in the northeastern Hurriya district of the capital, was found dead with several marks of torture, the union said.101
02/27/06Baghdad - Police commandos said they killed five suspected Sunni insurgents and captured 25 in an evening battle southeast of the city that also left eight police dead and six wounded.088
02/27/06Baghdad(Dora) - Four bodies _ blindfolded and handcuffed _ were found Monday in Dora, a Baghdad neighborhood where a mortar barrage the night before killed 16 people and wounded 53.404
02/27/06Baquba - Gunmen shot dead the owner of a glaze shop and an employee and wounded five others in Baquba, 60 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.202
02/27/06Falluja - A civilian was killed by Iraqi soldiers while he was heading to his work in Falluja, 50 km (30 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.101
02/27/06Riyadh - Three civilians were killed when a roadside bomb exploded in Riyadh town, 60 km (40 miles) southwest of Kirkuk, police said.303
02/26/06A mortar attack killed four people and wounded 13 others in Shola, a Shi'ite district in Sunni-dominated western Baghdad on Monday, police said.404
02/26/06An-Najaf - A car bomb in the southern Shiite city of An-Najaf killed at least seven Iraqis and injured 54. It was apparently meant to target a revered Shiite shrine, but security forces had turned the driver away at a cordon.707
02/26/06Baghdad - A barrage of mortar attacks in southern Baghdad has killed at least 16 Iraqis and injured more than 40. A police source told the BBC that a total of eight mortars had been fired into the mainly Shia area of Doura.16016
02/26/06Baghdad - A roadside blast killed a police officer and injured two others in Madain, about 14 miles southeast of Baghdad, police Lt. Bilal Ali Majid said. 011
02/26/06Baghdad(Hurriyah) - Another mortar shell also hit two houses in the eastern Shiite-dominated neighborhood of Hurriyah, killing three civilians and wounding six, police said.303
02/26/06Baquba - Gunmen opened fire on a crowd of teenage boys playing soccer in the Iraqi town of Baquba on Sunday, killing two youngsters and wounding five in what a police official said was a sectarian attack.202
02/26/06Baquba - Gunmen stormed the house of a Shiite family near Baquba and shot to death two men and wounded a woman, according to Saleema Abbas, the wounded woman.202
02/26/06Falluja - Three bodies with their hands bound and bullet wounds to the head were found near Falluja, west of Baghdad, police said. The killings took place some three days ago, according to a medical source.303
02/26/06Ramadi - A Baathist officer in the previous Iraqi regime was killed in Ramadi, west of Baghdad, police said.101
02/25/06Baghdad - Gunmen attacked the Qubaisy mosque and the Sunnis' revered Abu Hanifa shrine. One commando was killed in the initial attack on the Qubaisy mosque, U.S. military said.011
02/25/06Baghdad - Eleven bodies were found in five areas of Baghdad, police said. All were male and all had been shot.11011
02/25/06Baghdad - Fourteen bodies of police commandos were found near one of the mosques attacked in southern Baghdad where clashes occurred overnight, police said.01414
02/25/06Baquba - Gunmen killed 12 members of a Shi'ite family near Baquba, north of Baghdad, Interior Ministry sources said.12012
02/25/06Delhi - Two police constables posted at the Iraq embassy in south Delhi were found dead after one of them allegedly shot the other and then killed himself, police said Saturday.022
02/25/06Diyala - The sectarian-fueled bloodshed raged on Saturday as 12 farm labourers were found shot dead in an orchard in the confessionally mixed province of Diyala Saturday.12012
02/25/06Hillah - At least four people were killed and six injured when a car bomb exploded Sunday at Hillah bus terminal, 100 km south of Baghdad, according to police.404
02/25/06Jarf al-Sakhr - In a similar attack in Jarf al-Sakhr, 70 kilometres south of Baghdad, four members of one family were killed and five wounded. 404
02/25/06Karbala - After Atwar Bahjat's body was laid to rest, an advance guard of soldiers went to clear the return route and were ambushed by a car bomb which killed one soldier and wounded five others. 011
02/25/06Karbala - Gunmen shot at the procession when it was headed to the cemetery, killing the two policemen and wounding five others. 022
02/25/06Karbala - police were alerted to a suspicious car parked 200 meters (yards) from a security checkpoint and went to investigate. The car then exploded, killing three policeman and two civilians.235
02/25/06Mosul - One Iraqi policeman was killed Saturday and a number of explosive devices were detonated after being planted in various locations....unidentified gunmen opened fire that immediately killed a policeman at Al-Khadra suburb, Mosul.011
02/25/06Naharwan - In another incident, one worker employed in a leather factory at Naharwan was killed and two wounded when gunmen stormed the factory101
02/25/06Sadr City - Police and a spokesman for the Shi'ite movement led by fiery cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said three people were killed and six wounded by mortar and rocket fire in Sadr City, the sprawling slum and Al-Sadr stronghold in eastern Baghdad.303
02/25/06Tikrit - The body of a police officer with gunshot wounds was found near his home east of Tikrit, police said.011
02/24/06Baghdad - Twenty bodies of people who were killed overnight and this morning have been brought to the morgue, a police source said. About 200 Iraqis have been killed in Baghdad alone since Wednesday...20020
02/24/06Gunmen stormed a house south of Baghdad early Friday and shot dead five Shiite men, an Iraqi army officer said. The attack happened at about 4 a.m. in the town Latifiyah, about 20 miles south of Baghdad, despite a curfew...505
02/24/06In the northern city of Kirkuk, gunmen killed a member of Badr organization of the (Shiite) Supreme Council of the Islamic Revolution in Iraq (SCIRI), police said. Ali Mohammed was gunned down in Al-Qadisiah district, they said. 101
02/24/06police found the bodies of two bodyguards for the Basra head of the Sunni Endowment, a government body that cares for Sunni mosques and shrines. They had been shot. 022
02/24/06South of the capital, in the religiously mixed area known as the "Triangle of Death," gunmen burst into a Shiite home in Latifiyah, separated men from women, and killed five of the males, police Capt. Ibrahim Abdullah said. 505
02/23/06A Shiite cleric was shot dead Thursday night in Tuz Khormato, a mostly Kurdish city 130 miles north of Baghdad, and another Sunni preacher was killed the mostly Shiite city of Hillah 60 miles south of the capital.101
02/23/06BAQUBA - A bomb targeting an Iraqi army foot patrol kills 16 people -- eight civilians and eight soldiers -- and wounded another 11 civilians and four soldiers in the city of Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Baghdad, an army source says. 8816
02/23/06Earlier, gunmen opened fire on a Sunni mosque in Baquba, killing one person and wounding two.101
02/23/06Fighting broke out Thursday afternoon in Mahmoudiya, south of Baghdad, between al-Sadr's Mahdi Army militia and Sunni militiamen. Two civilians were killed and five militiamen were injured, police Capt. Rashid al-Samaraie said. 202
02/23/06Gunmen pulled factory workers off buses northeast of Baghdad and killed 47 of them...The victims were traveling in three buses when they were stopped at a checkpoint...south of Baqouba...The buses were burned and their passengers killed47047
02/23/06In Julula, 75 miles northeast of Baghdad, a parked car exploded and killed three civilians and injured three others, police said.303
02/23/06In Samarra, a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol killed two officers 10 minutes after the daytime curfew expired.022
02/23/06Nahrawan - At least 40 more bodies were found in the village of Nahrawan, south of the capital.40040
02/23/06Nor was it clear if the Basra death toll of 25 included up to 11 Sunni rebel suspects hauled from a prison overnight by men in police uniform and left shot dead around the mainly Shi'ite southern city.25025
02/23/06One policeman was killed and four wounded by a road side bomb in Iskandariya, south of Baghdad, police said.011
02/23/06Police and army officials said the bodies of 31 men were found at eight sites in the capital, predominantly in Shia areas. Most had their hands bound, and they had had all been shot.31031
02/23/06Samarra - an Iraqi journalist working for al-Arabiya television and two members of her crew were kidnapped and killed...The bodies of Atwar Bahiat, 26, and her cameraman Adnan Khairallah and soundman Khaled Mohsen, were found 303
02/22/06a judge was seriously injured and four of his bodyguards killed when unidentified gunmen fired at his car on the outskirts of Muqdadiyah, a town about 60 miles north of Baghdad, police said. 404
02/22/06A roadside bomb exploded near a primary school in a mostly Shiite area near Kut, 100 miles southeast of Baghdad, killing two boys and injuring four others, police said. 202
02/22/06A Shi'ite police officer guarding a Sunni mosque in Diwaniya, 180 km (110 miles) south of Baghdad, was shot down when gunmen opened fire, police said.011
02/22/06Clashes erupted in Diwaniya after militiamen loyal to Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr attacked the houses of Arab Sunnis in Diwaniya, 180 km (110 miles) south of Baghdad. One of Sadr's men was killed, said a member of the Diwaniya provincial council.101
02/22/06GA Shi'ite police officer guarding a Sunni mosque in Diwaniya, 180 km (110 miles) south of Baghdad, was shot down when gunmen opened fire, police said.011
02/22/06Gunmen killed a Sunni cleric of the al-Rashidi mosque in Boob al-Sham area, north of Baghdad, a police source said.101
02/22/06In Baqouba, about 35 miles northeast of Baghdad, two police officers were killed in a drive-by shooting Wednesday morning. 022
02/22/06In the capital, the biggest attack against a Sunni mosque occurred in the Baladiyat area of eastern Baghdad, where about 40 Shiite militiamen sprayed the building with automatic fire. One street vendor was killed in another mosque attack. 101
02/22/06In the Shiite south, a crowd stormed the Basra offices of the Sunni-based political Islamic Party, killing two people and wounding 14 others, police said, giving no further details. 202
02/22/06Police found nine bodies of Sunni Muslims, most of them shot in the head, in two neighborhoods of Basra, according to a police official who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of militia reprisals. 909
02/22/06Police said one mosque was completely burnt while others were attacked by gunfire and rocket propelled grenades. Three clerics and three bodyguards were killed, and another cleric was kidnapped, according to interior ministry sources. 606
02/22/06The detonation of a bomb planted outside a shop in downtown Iskandriya, 40 km south of Baghdad, killed two Iraqi civilians and injured four others, said police sources. The blast occurred as a police patrol passed through the street near the store. 202
02/21/06A car bomb at an outdoor market in Baghdad yesterday killed 22 and injured 28, one of the worst attacks in recent weeks. The explosion was at a Shia Muslim market in Doura...22022
02/21/06A policeman was killed when a roadside bomb went off near his patrol in western Baghdad, police said.011
02/21/06A roadside bomb went off near a pick-up truck carrying workers, killing one and wounding two in Iskandariya101
02/21/06A separate blast targeted a US army patrol in Abu Ghraib, 25 kilometres west of Baghdad, killing two Iraqi civilians, eyewitnesses said. According to the witnesses, the US army vehicle was destroyed leaving its passengers injured. 202
02/21/06An Iraqi Army officer and soldier were killed, two soldiers were wounded, on Tuesday when they came under attack by unknown gunmen-- in the city of Kirkuk 022
02/21/06Explosions also hit three liquor stores, killing one owner and wounding three other people, said police in the city 35 miles northeast of Baghdad. 101
02/21/06In a missile attack, a civilian was killed and two others injured when rockets fell in the pre-dawn hours Tuesday on a house near US army barracks in al-Yousifiya, 50 kilometres south of Baghdad, an Iraqi police source said. 101
02/21/06In a similar incident, unknown gunmen opened fire on a car occupied by two Iraqi soldiers, killing them instantly and wounding a woman who happened to be at the site of the attack022
02/21/06One civilian was killed and two were wounded when gunmen attacked a judge while he was heading to his work in Baquba, police said. The judge was wounded. 101
02/21/06Shortly after midnight, eight hair dressers were blown up in one street by extremists who have broadened their targets beyond Americans, Iraqi security forces and government officials. 808
02/21/06The body of a man was found, bound and with shotgun wounds to the head and chest, police said.101
02/21/06THE spokesman for a Sunni Arab political group was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds three days after he disappeared from Baghdad's Ghazaliyah district...Saad Jarallah was spokesman for the National Dialogue Council 101
02/21/06Two Iraqis, including a 12-year-old boy, were killed and two others were wounded on Tuesday when an armed group attacked their mini bus on its way from Kanaan to Baaquba, 60 kilometres north-east of Baghdad, medical and security sources said. 202
02/21/06Two police commandos were killed and four people wounded, including a civilian, when a roadside bomb went off near their patrol in southern Baghdad, police said022
02/20/06a bomb exploded next to tea stalls near Liberation Square, killing at least four day laborers and wounding 14, police said. 404
02/20/06BAGHDAD - A suicide bomber killed 12 Iraqis and wounded nine when he detonated his explosives shortly after boarding a crowded bus in a Shi'ite area of Baghdad, Interior Ministry sources said. 12012
02/20/06BAGHDAD - At least two Iraqis were killed and 11 wounded when a car bomb exploded in the Diyala Bridge area of Baghdad, police sources said. They said the attack targeted a local government official but most of the casualties were gathered at a nearby ...202
02/20/06five Iraqis were killed after their truck convoy carrying building materials came under rocket and automatic weapons fire close to the capital. A group of 15 cars struck the convoy, which was delivering supplies to a US military base, at Nabai, 505
02/20/06Gunmen assassinated a Sunni Muslim cleric and wounded his brother on Sunday in the Sunni town of Dhuluiya, 40km (25 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
02/20/06Gunmen killed an employee of a hospital in Baquba in the country's south, and a car bomb near a construction site in Baghdad injured more than 20 workers, Iraqi officials said. 101
02/20/06In Irbil, an Iraqi civilian was killed by unknown gunmen. Speaking to KUNA, a police source said the body was transferred to the coroner's office. 101
02/20/06MOSUL - Five Iraqis, including a policeman, were killed and 21 wounded when a bomb exploded inside a restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, police said.415
02/19/06A Baghdad store owner was also gunned down on his way to work, the official said, and authorities found three bodies in western Baghdad. 404
02/19/06An Iraqi army soldier, a police officer and a police commando -- all of whom were not in uniform -- were killed in separate shootings in Baghdad Sunday afternoon, the official said. 033
02/19/06Gunmen ambushed a convoy of trucks carrying construction material Sunday to U.S. military north of Baghdad, killing four Iraqi drivers, police said. An police general died in a roadside bombing in northern Iraq.404
02/19/06In Kirkuk, Brig. Gen. Hathem Khalaf, director of operations for the Kirkuk Police, was killed when an improvised explosive device hit his convoy Sunday. Two others traveling with him were also killed. 033
02/19/06Two civilians were killed and six people were wounded when a car bomb detonated near an entrance to the heavily fortified Green Zone, the official said, and a suicide bomber wounded four civilians after entering an Iraqi army checkpoint. 202
02/18/06A senior police officer, Abdul Karim Maryosh, escaped death when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle killing one of his bodyguards and wounding another in central Baghdad, police said.011
02/18/06An Iraqi police major was assassinated by drive-by gunmen in the insurgent stronghold of Ramadi, west of Baghdad011
02/18/06Another bomb in Fallujah, 40 miles west of Baghdad, killed and child and blew off his brother's legs, police said. 101
02/18/06Four Iraqi policemen were killed when a roadside bomb exploded near a fuel tanker on an eastern Baghdad highway, police said.044
02/18/06In addition, police found the bodies of four men - bound, blindfolded and shot to death - in three separate parts of the Iraqi capital....they appeared to be victims of reprisal attacks by Shiite and Sunni extremists404
02/18/06In Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, a bomb blast meant for policemen hit a bus instead, killing one passenger and wounding two others, police said.101
02/18/06Iraqi police said a roadside bomb killed three Iraqi civilians and wounded four in Baghdad's eastern Ghadir area.303
02/18/06One civilian was killed and four were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near their car in Baquba 65 km (40 miles) east of Baghdad, police said.101
02/17/06A policeman was killed and two were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near their car in Al-Yousifiya, 15 km (9 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.011
02/17/06Drive-by gunmen killed a cigarette salesman in Husseiniyah, a town about 20 miles northeast of Baghdad, early Friday, police said. 101
02/17/06Four bodies were found in western Baghdad, blindfolded, hands bound and shot in the head, police said.404
02/17/06Gunmen wearing Iraqi special forces uniforms have kidnapped a wealthy banker and his son after killing five of their bodyguards, police said Friday.505
02/17/06In other violence, two gunmen stormed into a fashion accessories store in southern Baghdad's Maalif area and killed two brothers working there, police said. 202
02/17/06Unknown gunmen on Friday killed the owner of a petrol station in the western town of Falluja, an interior ministry source said.101
02/16/06A policeman was shot dead in the Amil area. A mechanic was gunned down by three gunmen in southern Baghdad's Dora district. 112
02/16/06Another car bomb exploded as an Iraqi patrol passed in Baghdad's Karradah neighbourhood, killing one policeman and wounding three bystanders, police said.011
02/16/06Gunmen killed an army lieutenant colonel in western Baghdad, police said. 011
02/16/06Gunmen killed two more policemen and two civilians _ one Iraqi and the other Egyptian in an attack on a vehicle in west Baghdad's Amariyah district224
02/16/06In the northern city of Kirkuk, gunmen killed an Iraqi Army captain and his driver as they were heading to work, said police Capt. Firhad Talabani. 022
02/16/06Six Iraqi civilians were killed and 11 wounded when a car bomb exploded in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police said. The blast occurred in the Shia Shula area of northern Baghdad. The Associated Press reported that the target was a US military patrol. 606
02/16/06The bodies of two people, bound and with gunshot wounds to the head, were found in eastern Baghdad, police said. Police found the bodies of two people, bound and blindfolded, in Jurf AlSakhar, about 85 km (53 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.404
02/16/06Three prominent tribal figures driving to a funeral were killed by gunmen spraying machine-gun fire from a minibus in Khan Bani Saad, about 25 miles northeast of Baghdad, Diyala police's Joint Coordination Center said. 303
02/15/06A homemade bomb killed three boys on their way to school Wednesday in Baghdad, police said. At least eight other people, including six policemen, died in car bombings and shootings across the Iraqi capital.303
02/15/06A parked car bomb exploded as a police patrol passed, killing four policemen and wounding two civilians in northern Baghdad, said Lt. Nadhim Nasser.044
02/15/06Another car bomb blast killed two civilians near Baghdad's University of Technology, an area with a heavy police presence...That attack also wounded five people, three of them policemen.202
02/15/06Another civilian was slain in a drive-by shooting about noon in western Baghdad's Ghazaliyah district, police said. 101
02/15/06Gunmen firing from two cars shot and killed a police captain and his driver, also a policeman, in Baghdad's Sadiyah neighborhood, said police Lt. Aqil Fadil.022
02/15/06In Fallujah, a car bomb targeting US and Iraqi troops detonated killing a civilian bystander and destroying one US vehicle. Witnesses said there were casualties among the US troops but the US military was not available for comment on the incident. 101
02/15/06Police said they found the bodies of five men Wednesday shot in the head and dumped near a Shiite neighborhood of western Baghdad. Their identities were unknown but they appeared to be the victims of sectarian tit-for-tat killings. 505
02/15/06Three Iraqis were killed on Wednesday and two others were wounded in a mortar shell explosion in the area of Shatt Al-Arab, east of Basra. 303
02/14/06An Iraqi army major and his son were killed when they were fired on by gunmen in the Taji area north of Baghdad, U.S. military said.112
02/14/06An Iraqi contractor working with the Iraqi army was killed by gunmen in Tikrit, 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, local authorities said.101
02/14/06An Iraqi Policeman was killed Tuesday; two civilians were injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire towards them in Kirkuk, northern Iraq. The source added, unidentified gunmen kidnapped one man and injured another in their car in central Kirkuk. 011
02/14/06Gunmen attacked a group of Iraqis working on a farm north of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing 11 and wounding two, a police chief and hospital official said.11011
02/14/06Police found the bullet-riddled bodies of eight men in different locations throughout Baghdad, but the identities of the victims were unclear, police said. 808
02/13/06A police colonel and a brigadier were killed on Sunday by gunmen in two different incidents in the volatile city of Ramadi, 110 km (68 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.022
02/13/06a roadside suicide bomb blast in the southern city of Iskandariyah left two policemen dead and another colleague injured, while another policeman was gunned down in eastern Baghdad while guarding an electricity substation. 033
02/13/06Drive-by gunmen also killed an Oil Ministry employee as he was driving in western Baghdad and another man in Karmah, 50 miles west of Baghdad, police said. 202
02/13/06Fifteen people were killed and more than 30 wounded when a blast ripped through a crowd of people queuing up outside a bank. The U.S. military said the blast was caused by a roadside bomb planted near the bank. 15015
02/13/06four policemen were gunned down on their way home from work in the northern oil refinery town of Baiji. The policemen had taken off their uniforms and were headed to the city of Kirkuk in a civilian car when unknown gunmen waylaid them on the highway. 044
02/13/06gunmen killed three brothers and two of their sons in an attack on a street in Baqouba--All five were identified by police as members of the Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq, the country's leading Shiite political party505
02/13/06Gunmen shot dead an Iraqi policeman protecting electricity generating facilities near a hospital in eastern Baghdad's Sadr City, police said. 011
02/13/06HILLA - Two policemen were killed and another wounded on Sunday when a roadside bomb went off near their patrol in Hilla, 100 km (62 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.022
02/13/06TUZ KHURMATU - A policeman was killed and two others wounded on Sunday when a roadside bomb went off near their patrol in Tuz Khurmatu, police said. 011
02/12/06Another group of armed men in a speeding car killed Education Ministry official Karim Selman al-Zaidi in Baqouba, 35 miles northeast of Baghdad, Diyala police's Joint Coordination Center said.101
02/12/06Gunmen killed four policemen while they were driving in a civilian car in the main road between Kirkuk and Tikrit, 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.044
02/12/06Gunmen shot dead a doctor and wounded an employee working in the main hospital in Hawija, 70 km south west of the northern city of Kirkuk, on Saturday, police said.101
02/12/06Gunmen wearing police uniforms killed a civilian on Saturday in Kifl, a town about 150 km (100 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.101
02/12/06Police found the bodies of at least five men, each of whom had been bound, shot repeatedly and dumped in different parts of the Iraqi capital. The identities of the victims was not immediately clear, nor was the motive for the attack.505
02/12/06The corpse of a Kurdish contractor working with the U.S army was found on Saturday in Kirkuk, police said. Two civilians were wounded by a roadside bomb near their patrol in Kirkuk, police said.101
02/12/06Three police commandos and a civilian were killed and four commandos wounded when a suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt blew himself up near a check point in southern Baghdad, police said.134
02/12/06Two civilians were killed, including a child, and three were wounded, when a roadside bomb targeting police commandos exploded in a northern district of the capital, police said. 202
02/11/06Army spokesman Capt. Makram al-Abbasi was killed in a hail of gunfire from a civilian car accompanied by a police vehicle early Saturday in central Basra's Jubaila area, said police Capt. Firas al-Tamimi.011
02/11/06BALAD - A roadside bomb killed a civilian in Balad, police said.101
02/11/06BAQUBA - Gunmen killed two policemen in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles north of Baghdad, police said. The attackers approached their car and shot them in the head.022
02/11/06DUJAIL - An army officer was killed by a roadside bomb in Dujail, north of Baghdad, police said. 011
02/11/06Gunmen in a red sedan shot dead a policeman in central Fallujah, 40 miles west of Baghdad, at about 9 a.m. Saturday as he was heading to work, said Lt. Sami Mohammed011
02/11/06In Baghdad, unidentified gunmen killed police Sgt. Bassem al-Rikabi while he patrolled the southeastern Jisr Diyala area, police said.011
02/10/06A car bomb exploded outside a Sunni Muslim mosque Friday in Baghdad, killing at least eight people, officials said. Masked gunmen appeared at the scene later, killing one woman and wounding several other people near the blast-damaged building. 101
02/10/06A security source said on Friday that three members of the National Guards were killed and two others were wounded in a bomb blast that taregetted a military patrol in the district of Al-Mshahedah in the capital, late on Thursday.033
02/10/06BAGHDAD - At least nine people were killed and 28 wounded when a car bomb exploded outside a Shi'ite mosque in the Doura district of Baghdad, police said. Hospital sources said 11 people were killed and 38 wounded. 909
02/10/06BAQUBA - A policewoman, Nidthal Mohammad, was killed by gunmen wearing Iraqi army uniforms who broke into her house in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
02/10/06Gunmen ambushed two policemen, killing one and wounding another as they headed to work in Baquba, police said. In a separate incident, one Iraqi soldier was killed and another was wounded when gunmen in a car opened fire on them, police said.022
02/09/06BAGHDAD - Gunmen shot dead Sunni tribal leader Rashid Safi and four of his relatives after they attended a family funeral on Tuesday, police said. Relatives said their bodies were discovered in a garbage dump.505
02/09/06BAGHDAD - One man was killed and two wounded when gunmen in a car opened fire on a group of Shi'ites celebrating Ashura in al-Amiriya district west of Baghdad, police said101
02/09/06BAGHDAD - Two bodies riddled with bullets were found dumped in an open area south of Baghdad, police said.202
02/09/06RAMADI - Three civilians and two Iraqi soldiers were killed by a suicide car bomber at a checkpoint in western al-Anbar province on Wednesday. Two Iraqi soldiers and a U.S. soldier were wounded, the U.S. army said. 325
02/08/06a roadside bomb in eastern Baghdad missed a U.S. convoy but killed an Iraqi passer-by and wounded another, while a second blast injured two Iraqi policemen in northern Baghdad, police said. 101
02/08/06Police also found the bodies of three men who had been blindfolded, bound and shot repeatedly in eastern Baghdad's Sadr City, police said. Their identities were not immediately known. 303
02/08/06Unknown militants assassinated on Wednesday member of Huwaija local justice council Ahmad Abdul-Wahab in Kirkuk, northern Iraq. 101
02/07/06A group of foreign contractors travelling in three SUVs shot at a passing car in the northern city of Kirkuk, killing two Iraqis, a police officer from Kirkuk said. 202
02/07/06A roadside bomb struck a pickup truck south of Baghdad, killing two civilians, police said. It was unclear if they were the target of the attack. 202
02/07/06Drive-by gunmen killed a supporter of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in Baghdad, police said. The victim worked at an al-Sadr office south of the capital. 101
02/07/06In Baquba, north-east of Baghdad, a policeman was killed and four by-standing civilians wounded in exchange of fire with insurgents. 011
02/07/06In Fallujah, a prominent Sunni Arab cleric was killed by a hail of gunfire from two passing cars as he walked to work on Tuesday, said Fallujah police chief, Brig. Hudairi al-Janabi. 101
02/07/06Two bombs exploded minutes apart near a central Baghdad square on Tuesday, killing at least seven people and wounding 20 as violence increased ahead of a major Shiite holy day later this week. 707
02/06/06A grocer was also shot dead by gunmen in a car in western Baghdad's Amariyah suburbs early Monday 101
02/06/06An Iraqi policeman was killed today when an armed group opened fire on his house in Baquba. a separate explosion in al-Hadid left four Iraqi soldiers wounded after the blast targeted their patrol late Sunday. 011
02/06/06An Iraqi soldier killed a member of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's Mahdi militia, which was guarding a group Shiites taking part in an Ashoura procession in northwestern Baghdad's Shula neighborhood. It was unclear what sparked the incident. 101
02/06/06Drive-by gunmen killed one policeman and wounded another in northern Iraq on Monday. The slain and wounded policemen, both brothers, were attacked by armed men firing from a speeding car in the northern city of Kirkuk.011
02/06/06Gunmen also shot and killed a retired teacher, aged 60, and wounded his son in another drive-by shooting in southern Baghdad early Monday, police said.101
02/06/06Gunmen killed an Iraqi policeman on Sunday near the oil refinery city of Baiji, 180 km (112 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. 011
02/06/06The body of an Iraqi contractor working with U.S forces was found on Sunday near Dujail, 90 km (55 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
02/06/06three bodies were found south of Baghdad today near water storage tanks in Diyala, the source said. The source said the bodies were handcuffed and blindfolded and appear to have been shot in the head303
02/05/06A civilian was killed and 12 others wounded on Saturday when seven rockets landed in the city of Samarra, 100 km (62 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
02/05/06An Iraqi soldier was killed and two others wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near their patrol in the city of Falluja, 50 km (25 miles) west of Baghdad, police said. Two civilians were wounded in subsequent gunfire, police added.011
02/05/06Police Sunday found the bodies of two Shiite men who had been shot dead and dumped north of Baghdad in what appeared to be the latest round of killings between rival Sunni and Shiite groups, an official said. 202
02/05/06The assistant manager of a prison in the southern city of Basra was killed by gunmen, police said.101
02/05/06Three gunmen shot dead two policemen in the northern city of Kirkuk, and a roadside bomb killed two civilians in Madain, about 14 miles southeast of Baghdad, police said. Five civilians and two policemen were also wounded 224
02/05/06Two policemen were killed and seven people wounded, including two policemen, when a car bomb exploded near a police checkpoint in Salman Pak, about 65 km (40 miles) southeast of Baghdad, police said.022
02/04/06Meanwhile, police found three bodies near a water purification plant in the capital, and the body of a former member of Saddam's disbanded Baath party was found in the main northern city of Mosul.303
02/04/06NASSIRIYA - A gunman fired into a crowd of Shi'ites marching in the southern city of Nassiriya 375 km (235 miles) south of Baghdad, killing three, police said. The gunman was later arrested.303
02/04/06Three Iraqi civilians were killed Saturday and 8, including two security men, were seriously injured in a booby-trapped car explosion that took place near a joint parade of the Iraqi Army and the Multi-National Forces...in...Mosul303
02/03/06A translator working with the U.S. army was shot dead by gunmen in Hawijah, 70 km (43 miles) southwest of Kirkuk, police colonel Sarhan Khadir said.101
02/03/06Police in Basra also said gunmen killed a tribal leader, Sheik Baqir al-Issa, and a traffic policeman in separate shootings Friday in the city, 340 miles southeast of Baghdad.112
02/02/06A roadside bomb blew up in another Baghdad neighborhood, killing three Iraqi army soldiers in a convoy.033
02/02/06BAGHDAD - A woman was killed and five people wounded when a U.S. helicopter fired rockets at a house in Baghdad's Sadr City district, Iraqi police said. The U.S. military said the helicopter returned fire after being shot at by a man standing on a roof.101
02/02/06BAGHDAD - Police discovered 14 bodies showing signs of torture in Baghdad on Thursday and were digging for others, said an Interior Ministry source.14014
02/02/06BASRA - A police major was wounded and his driver killed when gunmen attacked their car in the southern city of Basra, police said101
02/02/06In the restive city of Mosul, rebels killed three policemen and wounded 10 in separate attacks, police said, 033
02/02/06MOSUL - A policeman was killed and five wounded when a roadside bomb hit their patrol in the northern city of Mosul, police said.011
02/02/06MUSSAYIB - Police found the body of a man in the Euphrates River in Mussayib, in an area dubbed the Triangle of Death, police said. The man had been shot.101
02/02/06NEAR DUJAIL - The body of a man was found near the town of Dujail, about 60 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad. Police said he was one of 43 police recruits abducted by militants last month. The bodies of the other recruits have already been found.101
02/02/06SHIRQAT - Gunmen attacked the car of the head of the Shirqat town council, killing his driver and wounding his bodyguard, said local authorities in the town, about 300 km (185 miles) north of Baghdad.101
02/02/06Two car bombs at a market and a petrol station in Baghdad killed at least 10 people and wounded 55 on Thursday. Police had earlier put the death toll at five, but hospital sources said they expected the number of casualties to rise. 10010
02/01/06A bomb exploded alongside a group of Iraqi men waiting for work in eastern Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least eight and wounding more than 50808
02/01/06A bomb then went off next to the interior ministry, a blast heard throughout central Baghdad, injuring two people. One civilian was killed by gunmen in the southern Baghdad neighborhood of al-Dura. 101
02/01/06In other violence, roadside bomb blasts in Amiriyah, west of Baghdad, and Baqouba, to the north, killed two civilians. A mortar barrage killed two Iraqi soldiers in the northwestern city of Tal Afar, officials said. 224
02/01/06Police in Baghdad also found three corpses in two separate locations in southern Baghdad 303
02/01/06Three Iraqi soldiers were killed and six wounded in a gunbattle in Buhriz, a tense Sunni Arab town 30 miles northeast of Baghdad033

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)