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

02/28/09Twelve unidentified bodies were found in Baghdad Province during the month of February, said Iraqi Police, mostly in the suburbs.12012
02/26/09Baghdad - A roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi army patrol in the central Baghdad Jadiriyah neighborhood killed two soldiers around 7:40 a.m. Ten people were wounded, including two soldiers. 022
02/26/09Mosul - A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol in Karama neighborhood in Mosul killed an officer and left three other people wounded.011
02/25/09KIRKUK - Gunmen killed a prominent businessman after riddling him with bullets in his car in the northern city of Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, on Tuesday night, police said.101
02/23/09BAGHDAD - Two people were killed, and six wounded, including two policemen, when a bomb blew up as a police convoy was passing the Agriculture Ministry in the centre of Baghdad, police said.202
02/23/09BAGHDAD - Two soldiers and one civilian were killed, and four people were wounded, when gunmen opened fire on a checkpoint in the Ghaziliya neighbourhood of western Baghdad, police said.022
02/23/09JURF AL-SAKHAR - Police found the body of a leader of a neighbourhood guard unit in Jurf al-Sakhar, about 60 km (40 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.011
02/23/09MASHRU' - A car bomb killed one person and wounded another in the village of Mashru', about 65 km (40 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.101
02/23/09TIKRIT - Three U.S. soldiers and their interpreter died as a result of combat operations in Diyala province, the U.S. military said. It gave no further details.101
02/22/09BAAJ - An explosion killed five Iraqi soldiers late on Saturday as they entered a deserted home in the town of Baaj, 375 km (235 miles) northwest of Baghdad, police said.055
02/22/09MOSUL - Two Iraqi soldiers were killed and two were wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.022
02/21/09Hilla - Gunmen killed Mohammed Hadi, a candidate in Jan 31 elections, in his house in south of Hilla early morning.101
02/20/09BAGHDAD - A woman and two children were killed on Thursday in two explosions outside a home near Abu Ghraib, on Baghdad's western outskirts, the U.S. military statement said. Two men were injured.303
02/20/09BAGHDAD - An Iraqi soldier was shot and wounded by sniper fire in Baghdad's western district of Mansour, police said.011
02/19/09BALAD RUZ - Four Iraqi soldiers were killed and two were wounded by a roadside bomb in the town Balad Ruz, 90 km (55 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police said.404
02/19/09GARMA - A roadside bomb near a police station killed a policeman and wounded one person in the town of Garma, 30 km (20 miles) northwest of Baghdad, police said.011
02/19/09MOSUL - A car bomb killed one policeman and wounded seven people, including two police, in southern Mosul, police said.011
02/19/09MOSUL - A policeman was killed when a roadside bomb exploded near a police patrol in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
02/19/09MOSUL - An off-duty Iraqi soldier was shot dead in central Mosul, police said. 011
02/19/09MOSUL - Gunmen killed a man and stole his car in central Mosul, police said.101
02/19/09MOSUL - Gunmen killed the owner of a shop in western Mosul, police said.101
02/18/09Baghdad - Gunmen opened fire on a member of the Islamic party near a bank in Zafaraniyah neighborhood in southeast Baghdad around 9 a.m. Samir Safwat, the Isalmic party member was killed at once. 101
02/18/09Kirkuk -A roadside bomb targeted a security company's ( the 77 company for private security service)patrol on the way between Kirkuk and Tikrit around 2:30 a.m. One member was killed and two others were wounded. 101
02/18/09Mosul -A roadside bomb targeted a police patrol in Suq alMash in western Mosul. One policeman was killed with damage to his car011
02/17/09Baghdad - A gunman shot an RPG missile at a military barracks located in an unoccupied school in Sadr city, northeastern Baghdad at 9 p.m. Tuesday killing one soldier and injuring four others.101
02/17/09BAQUBA - Two successive roadside bombs killed two civilians and wounded another 10, including six policemen, in central Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police said.202
02/17/09Nineveh - Gunmen in a speeding car opened fire and killed a civilian in Tel Atta village, to the west of Mosul city at 7 p.m.101
02/17/09Salahuddin - A roadside bomb planted behind a caravan belonging to the Support Forces HQ in Siniyah district, 5 km to the west of the city of Baiji detonated...evening killing three members of the Support Forces033
02/16/09Baghdad - A roadside bomb detonated in front of a house in Dora neighborhood in southern Baghdad around 8:30 p.m. One person was wounded.404
02/16/09Baghdad - A roadside bomb targeted a mini bus carrying pilgrims near the Hamza intersection in Sadr city in eastern Baghdad around 10 a.m. Four people were killed and ten others were wounded including three women404
02/16/09Mosul - A roadside bomb targeted an army patrol in Suq alMash in western Mosul. One soldier was killed.011
02/16/09Mosul - Gunmen opened fire on a civilian in the New Mosul in western Mosul killing him at once around 8 p.m.101
02/16/09Mosul - Gunmen opened fire on a police patrol in Maidan neighborhood in downtown Mosul. One policman was killed and another was wounded.011
02/15/09BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed one person and wounded six others in Sadr City, the vast Shi'ite district of north-eastern Baghdad, police said. Another police source said one person was killed and 19 were wounded.101
02/15/09Baquba - Gunmen killed a man who was released from his detention in Bucca three days ago in Mualmeen neighborhood in Baquba. The incident took place around 6:30 p.m101
02/15/09Diyala - Police found two dead bodies in al Bo Tima village of al Salam town (about 10 miles north of Baquba)202
02/15/09Moqdadiya - Gunmen opened fire on a police patrol in Dali Abass village of Moqdadiya (north of Baquba) around 2:30 p.m. Two policemen were killed and two others were wounded.022
02/15/09MOSUL - Gunmen killed a man in western Mosul, police said.101
02/15/09MOSUL - Gunmen shot and killed an off-duty Iraqi soldier in western Mosul, police said.011
02/14/09Mosul - Around 3:30 p.m. a roadside bomb targeted an Iraqi army vehicle west Mosul city killing two civilians and injured three civilians and one soldier.202
02/13/09Baghdad - A truck driver ran over a vehicle of the national police in Bob al Sham area north Baghdad killing tow policemen and injuring four.022
02/13/09Baghdad - Gunmen broke out the house of Brigadier General Thamir Yousif, an officer in the ministry of defense in al Jihad neighborhood in southwest Baghdad early morning killing him and his son. 112
02/13/09MOSUL - A roadside bomb killed two civilians and wounded another four people, including one soldier, when it exploded near an army patrol in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.202
02/13/09Mussayab - A female suicide bomber blew herself up in a crowd of Shia pilgrims yesterday, killing 40 people and wounding 60 others south of Baghdad during one of the holiest events of the Shi’ite calendar, police said. 40040
02/13/09SAMARRA - Iraqi police found the bodies of two men just south of Samarra, 100 km (62 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. The men appeared to have been shot.202
02/12/09KHALDIYA - Gunmen killed a former army officer on Wednesday in the town of Khaldiya, 85 km (50 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.101
02/12/09MOSUL - Four policeman were killed and five were wounded when a car bomb exploded near a police patrol in eastern Mosul, police said.044
02/12/09MOSUL - Gunmen killed Abdul-Kareem al-Sherabi, a senior member of the Sunni Arab secularist party National Dialogue Front, in a drive-by shooting in Mosul, police said.101
02/12/09MOSUL - Gunmen killed Ahmed al-Jubouri, a senior member in the Sunni Arab Iraqi Islamic Party, as he left a mosque in Mosul on Wednesday, police said.101
02/11/09BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb killed one Shi'ite pilgrim and wounded six others travelling in Baghdad toward the southern city of Kerbala...The bomb...also wounded six civilians in a minibus, police said.101
02/11/09BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb struck Shi'ite pilgrims journeying through southern Baghdad to mark the Arbain religious rite, killing one and wounding five, police said.101
02/11/09BAGHDAD - Five people were killed and 20 wounded on Wednesday when a bomb planted in a parked car exploded in a bus terminal in the Bayaa neighbourhood of Baghdad, police said.505
02/11/09BAGHDAD - Raad Hussein Abdullah, a senior engineer with the Electricity Ministry, was killed by armed men on Wednesday morning as he left his home in the Ghadir district of eastern Baghdad, the ministry said in a statement.101
02/11/09BAGHDAD - Sixteen people were killed and 45 wounded on Wednesday when twin car bombs exploded in a bus terminal and market area in the Bayaa neighbourhood of southwestern Baghdad, police said.16016
02/11/09BUHRIZ - Gunmen stormed a police officer's house in southern Buhriz...killing a two men guarding the home, police said. As police responded to the shooting, they were struck by a roadside bomb, which killed a policeman and wounded anothe213
02/11/09KIRKUK - Gunmen in a car shot dead a football player who plays for a local team on Tuesday in Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
02/11/09MOSUL - Gunmen shot and killed three policemen in eastern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.033
02/11/09MOSUL - Police said they found the body of a man with gunshot wounds on Tuesday in eastern Mosul.101
02/09/09MOSUL - Four U.S. soldiers and an interpreter were killed, and other people wounded, including two policemen, when a suicide car bomber targeted a U.S. military patrol in western Mosul...101
02/09/09MOSUL - Gunmen in a speeding car shot dead a taxi driver on Sunday in Mosul, police said.101
02/09/09MOSUL - Police said they found the body of a 16 year-old teenage girl from the Yazidi religious minority, slain in northern Mosul.101
02/08/09Baghdad - A roadside bomb targeted pilgrims who were walking towards Kabala ( about 70 miles south of Baghdad) in Qahira neighborhood in northern Baghdad around 6:30 a.m. Two pilgrims were killed and eleven others were wounded202
02/08/09Mosul - Gunmen killed two men (a former policeman and his father) in one of the villages in Sinjar (west of Mosul) in the afternoon.202
02/07/09TAL AFAR - Gunmen in a speeding car opened fire and killed two civilians in Tal Afar, 420 km (260 miles) northwest of Baghdad, on Friday, police said.202
02/06/09KIRKUK - U.S. and Iraqi security forces killed a civilian and arrested six suspected militants in raids on towns southwest of Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
02/05/09KHANAQIN - A suicide bomber killed 15 people and wounded 15 others at a restaurant in the town of Khanaqin in volatile northeastern Diyala province, 140 km (100 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police said.15015
02/05/09Mosul - Gunmen opened fire upon a policeman in al Jammasa neighbourhood, northeastern Mosul at 5 p.m. and killed him strait away.011
02/05/09Mosul - Reporter Salam Arab Doski, was killed by a policeman during a fight, on his doorstep in Wadi Sakhr neighbourhood, western Mosul at 4 p.m. Thursday. Police said it was a personal issue.101
02/04/09Baghdad - Around 3:30 p.m. a sticky bomb targeted the head of the Awakening council in Dawoodi neighborhood, west Baghdad, injuring him and killing his son and injuring three civilians.101
02/04/09BAQUBA - Iraqi police force found a mass grave containing eight decayed, decapitated bodies in a town north of Baquba...a police source said. The area was once controlled by al-Qaeda militants, the source added.808
02/02/09Mosul - Three Iraqis from one family (the father, the mother and their son) were killed and nine were injured when a roadside bomb targeted a vehicle of the US military in downtown Mosul city north of Baghdad around 1 pm. Iraqi police said, 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)