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

01/31/06IRAQI police found the bodies of 11 young men in the back of a parked truck in western Baghdad overnight, police said. The bodies of the men, all apparently civilians, had gunshot wounds to the head and were found in Baghdad's volatile Ghazaliya district.11011
01/31/06n Buhriz, 60 kilometres northeast of Baghdad, four Iraqi soldiers were killed and one injured in exchange of fire between the army and insurgents. 044
01/31/06THE wife of an Imam of a Sunni mosque was killed with her two infants when gunmen broke into her house and opened fire in Muqdadiya...attackers broke into the house of the Imam of Rasoul Allah Mosque in the city, Qasim Daham al-Hamadani...303
01/30/06In Baghdad, police say they found the bullet-riddled bodies of two bound and gagged men. Police also say gunmen attacked a construction team in west Baghdad, killing one worker and wounding four.303
01/30/06Three Iraqi soldiers were killed on Monday in northern Iraq's Kirkuk city by unknown gunmen, police said. In a press statement, a police source said the soldiers were part of a force designated with securing oil facilities. 033
01/30/06Two policemen were killed and 20 people were wounded when a suicide bomber in a car attacked a barracks in the southern city of Nassiriya on Monday, police said.022
01/29/06A car bomb blast killed a policeman in Baghdad's western Amariyah district, while two policemen were gunned down while leaving work following the end of their shift in the same area.033
01/29/06A massive car bombing killed four Iraqi soldiers and wounded six more in Saddam's birthplace of Uja, about 75 miles north of Baghdad, army Capt. Ahmed al-Azawi said.044
01/29/06A police captain was gunned down in Beiji, 155 miles north of Baghdad, while an ambush in Baqouba, north of Baghdad, killed one policeman and wounded another, police said.022
01/29/06A roadside bomb in Baghdad's volatile southern Dora neighborhood killed one policeman and wounded another, police said. 011
01/29/06An Iraqi medic also was killed after leaving work at western Baghdad's Yarmouk Hospital, said Dr. Muhannad Jawad from the hospital.101
01/29/06BAQUBA - A policeman was killed and four were wounded when gunmen opened fire on a checkpoint in eastern Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
01/29/06Car bombs exploded in a synchronized spree of attacks outside at least four churches in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk Sunday, killing at least three Iraqis and wounding nine, police said. 303
01/29/06Drive-by gunmen killed two more policemen as they left the Khadra police station, also in western Baghdad, after finishing work, police said.022
01/29/06ISKANDARIYA - Eleven Iraqis were killed and five wounded late on Saturday when a bomb planted just outside a sweet shop exploded in Iskandariya, 40 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.11011
01/29/06Three decapitated bodies were found on Saturday by U.S forces in a soccer field west of Baghdad, the U.S military said303
01/29/06Three Iraqis were killed in separate insurgent attacks and the mayor of the restive northern Iraqi city of Tal Afar was wounded yesterday when rebels attacked his office, security officials said. 303
01/29/06TIKRIT - Mahmoud Badawi, a former lieutenant general in Saddam Hussein's army, was killed late on Saturday when a rocket landed on his house in Tikrit, 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
01/28/06FALLUJA - Two policemen were killed and three wounded when a roadside bomb struck their patrol in Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.022
01/28/06Gunmen shot dead a prominent Iraqi academic and political analyst in his car in a Baghdad street on Saturday, police said. Abdul Razak al-Na'as...had just left his offices at Baghdad University's College of Information...101
01/28/06In Basra, eyewitnesses told KUNA that a 16-year-old girl died from a blast that wounded two other people. 101
01/28/06In the northern city of Mosul, meanwhile, gunmen killed a policeman 30 minutes before slaying another who had left the force, police said. A roadside bombing in the western city of Fallujah killed one policeman and wounded another Saturday112
01/28/06ISHAAQI - Gunmen killed an Iraqi employee of a U.S. military base in his house in Ishaaqi, 90 km (60 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
01/28/06KERBALA - Police patrols found six bodies blindfolded and with their hands tied behind their backs in a deserted area 20 km (12 miles) east of Kerbala. All had been shot, police said.606
01/28/06KIRKUK-Two Iraqi civilians were shot dead by unknown gunmen in Kirkuk, northern Iraq, on Saturday, the Iraqi police said...The gunmen sprayed the vehicle with bullets killing the two civilians immediately. The motive of the killing is still unknown.202
01/28/06MOSUL - In a separate bombing in the same area, one civilian was killed and another wounded. Two Iraqi soldiers were also wounded in the explosion, the U.S. military said. 101
01/28/06MOSUL - Two Iraqi soldiers died and four were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near their patrol in Tal Afar, 50 km (32 miles) west of the northern city of Mosul on Friday, the U.S. military said.022
01/28/06Police Lt. Bilal Majeed said the bound and gagged bodies of two men in their 40s who had been shot in the head were found Saturday in southern Baghdad's Rustamiyah sewerage plant. 202
01/28/06TUZ KHURMATU - An oil tanker driver was killed and three tankers destroyed when a car bomb hit their convoy in Tuz Khurmatu, 70 km (40 miles) south of the northern oil city of Kirkuk on Friday, police said.101
01/27/06a roadside bomb blast missed a passing U.S. military patrol in Youssifiyah, 12 miles south of Baghdad, but killed two Iraqi civilians and wounded two others, said Iraqi Army Capt. Ibrahim Abdullah. 202
01/27/06Another Iraqi woman was shot dead in western Baghdad's Baiyaa district by policemen firing into the air while trying to clear blocked traffic, police Lt. Aqil Fadil said. 101
01/27/06In Baghdad's southern neighborhood of Dora, two gunmen entered a barber shop and killed a man waiting for a haircut. Less than 30 minutes later in the same area, men firing from two speeding cars killed a driver for the Higher Education Ministry. 202
01/27/06Police also found a man's bullet-riddled body slumped in a car in western Baghdad, said Dr. Muhannad Jawad of the Yarmouk hospital. Identity cards found among Hesham Ahmed Mahmoud's belongings indicated that he was an interpreter for the U.S. military. 101
01/27/06Ten bodies of unknown people were found in south east Baghdad on Thursday by Iraqi police, Iraqi media reports said on Friday, quoting an Interior Ministry source. --adding that the victims were short to death and showed signs of torture. 10010
01/27/06Two Iraqi Army Soldiers died and four were wounded when an IED exploded in Tall Afar Jan. 27. A second IED exploded while Iraqi Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division were evacuating the casualties from the first IED123
01/26/06gunmen attacked a civilian car in Saidiyah district, killing two persons, including Faiz Abdul Amir al-Mussawi, member of the Iraqi Free Prisoners Society, the source said. Another women accompanying Mussawi was also wounded in the attack. 202
01/26/06Gunmen disguised as Iraqi soldiers kidnapped Hadi al-Dahlaki, owner of a food company, and killed his son Wednesday during a raid on their factory in Baqouba. The al-Dahlaki family is one of Baqouba's wealthiest... 101
01/26/06Gunmen killed a policeman and wounded three civilians in southern Baghdad, police said.011
01/26/06In two separate incidents in the northern city of Kirkuk gunmen shot dead two people, Juma Haj Rashid, an official of the main Kurdish political coalition, the Kurdish Alliance, and Uthman Mohammed, a member of the local anti-corruption commission. 202
01/26/06North of Baghdad, three Iraqi soldiers were killed and four wounded by another roadside bomb on Wednesday afternoon, police Lt. Amir al-Ahbabi said.033
01/26/06On Wednesday five Iraqi soldiers were killed and two wounded in a roadside bomb attack in Samarra, north of Baghdad055
01/26/06Police found four bound and blindfolded bodies riddled with bullet holes on Thursday in Mahmoudiya, about 20 miles south of Baghdad, said Capt. Rasheed al-Samaraei. 404
01/26/06Two clerics were killed and the sister of one of them wounded when gunmen opened fire on their car in southern Baghdad, police said.202
01/25/06A roadside bomb attack on the convoy of army Brigadier Shuja'a al-Saadi killed five of his bodyguards and wounded two others in the town of Ishaaqi, 130 km (80 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.505
01/25/06An Iraqi TV journalist was killed while filming clashes between insurgents and US forces in central Iraq on Tuesday, his station said. Mahmoud Zaal was killed while filming in Khalidiya, about 20km (12 miles) east of Ramadi, Baghdad TV said. 101
01/25/06In Baquba, to the northeast, gunmen killed two police officers and an employee of the Water Resource Ministry in separate attacks Tuesday, an official with the Diyala Joint Coordination Center told CNN. 123
01/25/06Police found a body, blindfolded and handcuffed, in Iskandariya, 40 km south of Baghdad. Iraqi police found a body dumped in the Euphrates River near the town of Musayyib, blindfolded and hands tied. It had a single bullet wound to the head.101
01/25/06The cleric, Karim Jassim Mohammed, 39, was killed while trying to pass through a checkpoint at the southern entrance to Samarra. Baghdad's Sadr City, gunmen shot dead a police sergeant as he drove to work112
01/25/06Using mortars and light machineguns, gunmen attacked two government buildings where American troops were present in central Ramadi city. American helicopters and artillery were called in to assist. three Iraqis were killed and four others injured.213
01/24/06A civilian was killed when a car bomb hit a police patrol in Kirkuk, police said.101
01/24/06A roadside bomb near the northern city of Kirkuk killed one civilian and wounded four Tuesday, police said. Gunmen killed an official with the Kurdistan Democratic Party as he was driving to work Monday east of Mosul.202
01/24/06An Iraqi civilian was killed and two wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near a police patrol in the northern oil city of Kirkuk, police said.101
01/24/06Gunmen killed a police officer in a separate incident in the city, police said.011
01/24/06Gunmen killed a senior member of Sunni Endowments, a group which administers Sunni mosques, in Baghdad on Monday evening, the group said in a statement.101
01/24/06gunmen killed two policemen and wounded four in separate ambushes in Baghdad022
01/24/06The Iraqi police found nine unidentified bodies in southern Baghdad on Tuesday, a police source said. He said in a press statement that policemen found the nine bodies near a water station in southern Baghdad. 909
01/24/06Two civilians were killed and four wounded when U.S. forces and insurgents clashed in the Sunni rebel stronghold of Ramadi, said Doctor Sabah al-Duleimi from Ramadi Hospital. 202
01/23/06A woman working as a cleaner at a US base was shot dead in Dawr, near Saddam's hometown of Tikrit. 101
01/23/06Another car bomb exploded on a highway about 20 miles south of Baghdad, killing one Iraqi civilian and wounding four others101
01/23/06Another eight bullet-riddled bodies were found in a field near Dujail, about 80km north of Baghdad, police said. They were among 35 men who failed to get accepted into a police academy in Baghdad, 23 of whom were found slain on Sunday. 808
01/23/06Armed men, some wearing police commando uniforms, raided homes and a mosque in a predominantly Sunni Arab neighborhood of northern Baghdad on Monday. They shot and killed three men on the spot and detained more than 20, police said. 303
01/23/06Drive-by gunmen also shot dead a doctor who worked at the Iraqi Health Ministry as he drove to work in Baghdad's Saydiyah neighborhood, said police Capt. Qassim Hussein. 101
01/23/06Elsewhere in Iraq Monday, two bombs in Kirkuk killed one policemen and injured eight people including two civilian bystanders011
01/23/06Iraqi soldier killed in Mosul An Iraqi army soldier was killed and another wounded when their patrol was struck by a roadside bomb in eastern Mosul.011
01/23/06Residents said on Monday at least three prominent figures on both sides were killed in tit-for-tat assassinations after local insurgent groups formed an alliance against al Qaeda, blaming it for massacring police recruits in Ramadi on Jan. 5.303
01/23/06Two policemen were killed and three wounded when a car bomb exploded in the southern Dora district of the capital, police said.022
01/23/06Witnesses said as many as six people died. A guard at the Iranian Embassy said that three police officers in the truck died in the blast. Two civilians who were in a taxi near the checkpoint were also killed, said Lt. Mazen Ismael of the Iraqi army. 235
01/22/06BALADRUZ - Insurgents fired rockets at a policeman's house in Baladruz, a town 65 km (45 miles) northeast of Baghdad, killing his brother and four young nephews, police said.505
01/22/06BAQUBA - Four policemen were killed and nine wounded when a roadside bomb hit their patrol in the city of Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.044
01/22/06MAHAWEEL - The bodies of two people were found, bound and blindfolded, on Saturday in Mahaweel, south of Baghdad, police said. They had been shot in the head.202
01/22/06MINZILA - Ibrahim Ali al-Nuiemei, a tribal leader, and his son were found shot dead several hours after being kidnapped in the village of Minzila just south of Kirkuk, police said.202
01/22/06Police found the bullet-riddled bodies of 23 men today who had been kidnapped north of Baghdad during the week after being rejected entry into a police training academy.23023
01/22/06Police said a man was gunned down while at a west Baghdad petrol station101
01/21/06Gunmen killed an engineer working in a U.S. military base in Dujeil 50 km (32 miles) north of Baghdad as he drove out of the facility, Dujeil police said.101
01/21/06Gunmen opened fire on an army major as he drove to his office in the city of Tikrit 175 km (110 miles) north of Baghdad, killing him, his son and his driver, Tikrit police said.213
01/21/06One person was killed and two seriously wounded when a car bomb exploded near a crowded market in Baghdad, police said.101
01/21/06One person was killed and two wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near their car in Dour 25 km (16 miles) east of Tikrit, police said.101
01/21/06One policeman was killed and another wounded when a roadside bomb struck their patrol in the al-Rasheed area 35 km (20 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.011
01/21/06Police said one person was killed when a bomb exploded near a passing car on Saturday.101
01/21/06Saddam Hussein-era army Maj. Haider Mohammed was shot dead standing outside his home in Diwaniyah, 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Baghdad, according to police Maj. Mohammed al-Hasnawi. 101
01/21/06Three butchers standing on a street-side in the southern Baghdad neighborhood of Dora were slain by gunmen firing from a BMW saloon, said police Capt. Firas Jiti.303
01/21/06Two Iraqi army officers were heading to work in Tikrit on Saturday when gunmen opened fire on their car and killed them, police told CNN. The victims were identified as Maj. Maamoun Younis Abdullah and Army staff Sgt. Salim Athab.022
01/21/06Two policemen were killed and six wounded when a car bomb exploded near their patrol in Baquba 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. 022
01/20/06A roadside bomb targeting a U.S. patrol killed two civilians in Baghdad despite a heavy security clampdown aimed at stopping attacks by Sunni Arab rebels angry at results that will confirm the continued dominance of the Shi'ite Islamist Alliance.202
01/20/06In Karbala, south of the capital, a police commandos lieutenant was gunned down in front of his house. Police also discovered the bound and blindfolded body of former official in the banned Baath party nearby. 112
01/20/06Iraqi security forces said they had found the bodies of seven civilians just east of the village of Dujail, in an area where 35 police recruits were abducted on Tuesday.707
01/20/06One policeman was killed and four wounded when their patrol was struck by a roadside bomb in the town of Miqdadia, north of Baghdad. Police said earlier that five policemen were wounded in the attack.011
01/20/06three people believed to be involved in trafficking were killed by gunmen in an area near al-Ramadi, 130 kilometres west of Baghdad, a police source said on Friday.303
01/19/06a suicide bomber who walked into a crowded cafe in the center of the city and killed up to 16 civilians. At least three police officers died soon after when a car bomb exploded as they passed a nearby restaurant.16319
01/19/06On Thursday, gunmen fatally shot two people working inside a cell phone shop in southwestern Baghdad's al-Amil neighborhood, police said. An hour later, two barbers were shot to death inside their shop in southwestern Baghdad's al-Bayya neighborhood. 404
01/18/06a roadside bomb exploded near an Iraqi police patrol in the town of Saadiya to the east of Baghdad, killing three officers and one civilian134
01/18/06Baghdad police also discovered the bodies of seven people, believed to be Shiites, who had been left in a deserted area of the Wahdah neighborhood707
01/18/06Elsewhere five policemen were killed and nine others injured on Wednesday in a roadside bomb targeting their patrol in Saada township north of Baquba, 60 km northeast of Baghdad055
01/18/06Gunmen killed at least nine Iraqis and kidnapped a Malawian engineer on Wednesday in an elaborate ambush on a private security convoy in a busy Baghdad street...The Interior Ministry official said 10 security guards had been killed in the ambush91019
01/18/06In the town of Nibaei in northern Iraq, police found the bodies of 25 people who had been shot in the back of their heads. armed men had set up checkpoints and scanned the identity cards of passersby with the goal of killing police officers25025
01/18/06Mohammed Sadagi al-Batah, a tribal leader, was shot dead along with his nephew and another person while they were in their office in Baghdad's Bayaa' district, police said. Batah is a relative of the Iraqi defence minister. 303
01/18/06Nine telecommunications engineers of the Iraquna mobile phone company were killed by gunmen at the company's headquarters in western Baghdad on Wednesday...One of the victims was a South African. [8 Iraqi civilians?] 808
01/18/06Police found the bodies of 11 men shot to death and wearing civilian clothes with Iraqi army and police commando ID cards on a farm in Dujail, 50 miles north of Baghdad, said police Capt. Ali al Hashmawi. 11011
01/18/06The bodies of three men, including a relative of Iraq's defense minister, were also found Wednesday with gunshot wounds to the head in a Baghdad apartment, a police official said303
01/17/06Gunmen dressed as Iraqi police have shot dead seven men who were apparently working for a catering firm supplying security forces in Baghdad. Reports suggest that silencers were used in the attack.707
01/17/06gunmen killed a senior army commander and his brother, they were found dead in western Baghdad's al-Baiyaa district. A police lieutenant was gunned down while driving through al-Baiyaa. Also gunmen shot dead three more men in the same area. 426
01/17/06Insurgents attacked a checkpoint installed to monitor an oil pipeline, killing one guard and injuring three others witnesses said Tuesday. The witnesses said the insurgents opened fire on the checkpoint in Jirf al-Sakhar before escaping. 101
01/17/06Masked gunmen walked into the IECI offices shooting employees at random, killing one and injuring another. Half an hour later, insurgents sprayed the headquarters of the Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK). One party employee was killed and two were wounded 202
01/16/06A car bomb detonated Monday next to a police convoy, killing a 6-year-old child and five police officers, a police operations center and hospital said. The car blew up in Muqdadiya, about 60 miles north of the capital. 156
01/16/06Gunmen also attacked a truck carrying goods for the U.S. military, killing the Iraqi driver, Sgt. Kamal al-Saeidi said. 101
01/16/06Gunmen shot dead tribal leader Nesir Abdul Kareem while he was driving his car in the city of Ramadi, 110 km (68 miles) west of Baghdad, police said101
01/16/06The two policemen were shot dead by unknown insurgents separately in Baghdad's northern district of Aadhamiyah and the northwestern district of Shula. police also discovered seven unidentified corpses in Baghdad.729
01/16/06Twenty Iraqi national guards were killed on Monday in a roadside bomb which was placed by insurgents on a main road connecting the Iraqi city of Baghdad and central and southern towns. 02020
01/16/06US soldiers shot and killed one woman and wounded three in a car which failed to stop at a checkpoint in north Iraq despite repeated warnings, the military said yesterday. 101
01/16/06Vehicles carrying U.S. police trainers were struck by a roadside bomb. One of the passengers was killed, the U.S. embassy said in a statement.101
01/15/06BAIJI - Gunmen shot dead a police colonel on Saturday in the oil refinery city of Baiji, the local authorities said.011
01/15/06BAQUBA - Gunmen shot dead a police lieutenant in Baquba, 60 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
01/15/06Gunmen in Baghdad killed five civilians, two police and a former Iraqi army officer in separate incidents. 628
01/15/06January 15 - Insurgents attacked a checkpoint installed to monitor an oil pipeline, killing one guard and injuring three others south of Baghdad.101
01/15/06KIRKUK - An Iraqi engineer was found shot dead in the city, police said. A second engineer was abducted by gunmen between the town of Taza and Kirkuk, police said.101
01/15/06MAHAWIL - A body, gagged and bound and shot dead, was found in Mahawil, 75 km (50 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.101
01/15/06Three bodies were found at a sewage plant in southeastern Baghdad. 303
01/15/06ULWIYA - Gunmen shot dead a police brigadier and major after abducting them on Saturday in the village of Ulwiya near Hawija...southwest of Kirkuk, police said. 022
01/14/06A roadside bomb explodes near an Iraqi police patrol in Baghdad killing two officers. Chelsea Edwards reports. The bomb went off near a transport station in Al-Masjhtal neighbourhood. Four policemen and six civilians were wounded.022
01/14/06BALAD - An Iraqi soldier was killed and another wounded on Saturday when a roadside bomb went off near their patrol in the city of Balad, 90 km (55 miles) north of Baghdad, police said011
01/14/06One Iraqi civilian was killed and two wounded when a roadside bomb targeting a U.S. convoy exploded on a main road east of the Shi'ite city of Hilla, police said. 101
01/14/06Unknown gunmen, on Saturday, murdered in Hurriya in central Baghdad, the Imam of Al Mahdi Mosque, Shaikh Mahdi Al Wa'eli. A number of armed people in a car who were dressed in black attacked Shaikh Al Waeli at 8:40 a.m today near his house101
01/13/06A police patrol found the body of a policeman blindfolded and with his hands tied behind his back near the town of Iskandariya, 40 km (25 miles) south of Baghdad. He had been shot in the head, police said.011
01/13/06Two policemen were killed and five wounded when a car bomb struck their patrol in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.022
01/12/06An Iraqi working as a translator for US forces in the north of the country was found murdered today two weeks after his kidnap, police said. The body of Ziyad Hamdi, who had been shot, was found south of the city after his family had paid kidnappers...101
01/12/06Gunmen killed four people near Mosul on Wednesday, including a former senior member of Saddam Hussein's outlawed Baath Party.404
01/11/06A roadside bomb exploded next to a police patrol outside Samarra, about 60 miles north of Baghdad, killing two policemen, police Capt. Laith Mohammed said.022
01/09/06A car bomb exploded west of Baqouba, killing two civilians. And a doctor were slain in separate attacks. 202
01/09/06Five bodies, bound and blindfolded, were found shot in Baghdad last night, police said. 505
01/09/06In Baghdad, gunmen fired on three people working on Iraq's de-Baathification commission, killing one, police Capt. Qassim Hussein said. Gunmen also killed an Iraqi intelligence officer in western Baghdad112
01/09/06In other violence, an Iraqi judge responsible for investigating terrorist-related crimes was killed as he left for work in the northern city of Kirkuk, police said. 101
01/09/06Two suicide bombers wearing police uniforms and holding security passes tried to attack National Police Day celebrations Monday, with police shooting one to death and the other exploding his vest, killing 29 people, authorities said. 92029
01/08/06A suicide car bomb struck a convoy of security officials in southern Baghdad on Sunday, killing two of them and wounding five others, an Interior Ministry source told Xinhua. 022
01/08/06HILLA - Gunmen shot dead a former senior Baath party member who was also a colonel in the dissolved Iraqi army in Hilla, 100 km (62 miles) south of Baghdad, police said. 101
01/08/06KIRKUK - Two civilians were killed and two wounded when gunmen opened fire from their car at a crowd in Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police sources said.202
01/08/06One Iraqi policeman was killed and 13 wounded during clashes with gunmen in the Adil district of the capital, police said.011
01/08/06Unidentified gunmen attacked police patrols in western Baghdad on Sunday, killing one policeman and wounding 13 others, an Interior Ministry source told Xinhua011
01/07/06Doctor Ali Hussein, an employee at Falluja hospital, was killed by gunmen in the city police said. 101
01/07/06One civilian was killed and another wounded when U.S. soldiers opened fire on their car as it approached a checkpoint on a main road in Baiji101
01/06/06Demonstrations in the Iraqi town of Nasiriyah turned violent Friday leaving two dead and two dozen injured202
01/06/06In new violence Friday, a suicide car bomber struck a police patrol in Baghdad, killing one Police officer, Col. Noori Ashur said.011
01/06/06Iraqi police found seven bodies on Friday near the Rustumiya reservoirs at the Diyala River, southern Baghdad. the bodies showed signs of gun wounds, and had been bound and blind-folded 707
01/06/06One Iraqi civilian was killed Friday and three others were wounded when a booby-trapped car went off as an Iraqi military parade passed nearby in the Zaafaranyia area , to the south of Baghdad. 101
01/05/06a car bomb went off in central Baghdad--a suicide car bomb in the east of the city which wounded three police officers. A third suicide bomber near a bridge in the centre of the capital, killing an Iraqi soldier and a civilian and wounding three people.112
01/05/06a suicide car bomb killed three Iraqi soldiers in Baghdad, Lt. Col. Thamir al-Gharawi said, and gunmen killed three people in separate incidents, police said336
01/05/06At least 50 people were killed and 80 wounded by a suicide bomb attack in the Iraqi city of Karbala...south of Baghdad, police said. The explosion occurred near a major Shia shrine, the Imam Hussein mausoleum, in the centre of the city. 50050
01/05/06four policemen were killed and four wounded when rebels attacked two patrols with small arms fire just outside Baquba, 60 kilometres (35 miles) northwest of Baghdad.044
01/05/06Gunmen ambushed a convoy carrying Lieutenant-Colonel Adel Abdul Karem, head of criminal intelligence in Dialah province, 65 km (40 miles) east of Baghdad, seriously wounding him and killing three bodyguards.303
01/05/06RAMADI - A suicide bomb attack in the city of Ramadi killed more than 70 and wounded 65, said Mahmoud al-Dulaimi, a doctor at Ramadi's main hospital.70070
01/04/06A senior official from Iraq`s oil ministry and his son were shot dead Wednesday in Baghdad...Rahim Ali Sudani, a director-general at the oil ministry, and his son were killed in a drive-by attack on their car in the west of the capital. 202
01/04/06A suicide bomber killed 36 people and wounded 40 at a Shi'ite funeral on Wednesday and a car bomb exploded in the lately peaceful holy city of Kerbala, ratcheting up tension between Iraq's Muslim sects. 36036
01/04/06At least eight people were killed and 12 wounded when a car bomb exploded in southern Baghdad. The car was parked close to a busy commercial market in the Doura district, they said. Earlier, three people were killed when a car bomb went off... 808
01/04/06At least three people were killed and 13 wounded when a car bomb exploded outside a police station in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, officials said. Witnesses said both police and civilians were among the casualties in the mainly Shia district of Kadhimiya. 303
01/04/06BAGHDAD - Two guards of Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, the leader of one of Iraq's most powerful Shi'ite political parties, were shot dead on Tuesday while attending a funeral in southern Baghdad, police said.202
01/04/06BAGHDAD - Two police commandos were killed and nine others wounded when mortar rounds landed on their checkpoint in western Baghdad, a hospital source said.022
01/04/06Gunmen in Mosul attacked the political offices of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, killing a civilian, Dr. Bahaldin al-Bakri said. A roadside bomb in Baqouba killed a woman, the Diyala police said. 202
01/04/06In the capital, gunmen in separate incidents killed a former army captain. In Aziziyah, 35 miles southeast of Baghdad, gunmen fired on a police patrol, killing one policeman, Hadi al-Itabi of the Kut morgue said. 112
01/04/06MAHAWIL - The bodies of two people, bound, gagged and shot dead, were found in Mahawil, about 75 km west of Baghdad, police said. 202
01/04/06NEAR BAGHDAD - Gunmen ambushed a convoy of 60 fuel tankers on a road just north of Baghdad, destroying 20 and killing a driver and three members of the convoy's security team, police and oil officials said. A101
01/04/06Three civilians are dead in Kirkuk after their car was hit by a bomb intended for a U-S patrol.303
01/03/06A senior official in a government auditing body was killed when gunmen opened fire on his car as he headed to work, police said. Tahsin Hadi Ali was the third senior official from the body to be killed, they said.101
01/03/06A U.S. air strike killed 14 members of one family in the oil refining town of Baiji in northern Iraq, an Iraqi security force spokesman said on Tuesday.14014
01/03/06Also in the capital, authorities say gunmen killed two Interior Ministry bodyguards riding in a car. Police say three civilians elsewhere in Baghdad were shot to death.505
01/03/06gunmen attacked a car carrying construction workers in western Baghdad, killing three and wounding two, police Capt. Qasim Hussein said. Gunmen in the same neighborhood fired on a car carrying civilians, killing two and wounding three. 505
01/03/06Three Iraqi Police were killed and 14 others wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his vehicle-borne IED alongside a bus in Baqubah today.033
01/03/06Unidentified gunmen shot dead Dr. Hussein Naji Salam, a senior surgeon in the Adnan Hospital in the Iraqi capital on Tuesday, interior ministry sources told KUNA. The gunmen attacked the surgeon in Yarmouk west of Baghdad and died on the spot101
01/02/06BAGHDAD - Two Iraqi policemen were killed in a clash with insurgents in western Baghdad, police said.022
01/02/06Gunmen attacked a car carrying a family of four, killing two children and wounding the parents as they drove on the road between Tikrit and the northern oil city of Kirkuk, police said. The motive of the attack was not clear. 202
01/02/06Gunmen shot dead the driver of an ambulance in Kirkuk, police said. An Iraqi civilian was seriously wounded when a makeshift bomb targeting a U.S patrol in Kirkuk exploded, police said. 101
01/02/06In the capital, gunmen in two cars opened fire on laborers, killing five, police Capt. Qasim Hussein said.505
01/02/06Iraqi authorities say at least seven police recruits have been killed by a suicide car bomber who drove into the recruits' bus. Officials say another 13 recruits were wounded in the attack Monday, which occurred on a road near Baquba, north of Baghdad. 077
01/02/06Police found the bodies of eight civilian men handcuffed, shot and dumped at a sewage plant in southeast Baghdad. The body of a policeman shot in the head was found in western Baghdad. 819
01/02/06Police found three bodies in Iskandariyah, 50 kilometers (30 miles) south of Baghdad, police Capt. Mothana Khalid said. 303
01/02/06Two Iraqi soldiers died when their patrol was hit by a roadside bomb near Dujail, north of Baghdad. Another soldier was killed and an officer wounded in a drive-by shooting on the road between Baiji and Tikrit.033
01/02/06Two policemen were killed in an exchange of gunfire with rebels in Baghdad and another by a car bomb blast in Tikrit.022
01/01/06A roadside bomb struck an Iraqi army patrol on Sunday in the western flashpoint city of Fallujah, killing four soldiers, witnesses and medical sources said.044
01/01/06An Iraqi soldier was killed and three wounded when their patrol hit a roadside bomb in Ishaki district near Balad, 90 km (55 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
01/01/06Insurgents also shot dead a policeman in the main northern city of Mosul and wounded two more in a roadside bombing to its east.011
01/01/06JURF AL-SAKHAR - The bodies of two people were found bound, gagged and shot in Jurf al-Sakhar, about 80 km (50 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.202
01/01/06Security forces killed two people and wounded three when they fired on protesters in Rahinawa...Sunday... The protesters202
01/01/06The bodies of four people were found bound and shot near Rutba, near the Syrian border, police said.404

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)