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

07/31/05A car bomb near an Iraqi police checkpoint has killed at least five civilians, police say. The device was detonated remotely near the town of Haswa, about 50km (30 miles) south of Baghdad. Two policemen were among the 10 wounded505
07/31/05An Iraqi translator for the U.S. military was shot dead by gunmen as he was leaving his house in Kirkuk, 250 km (150 miles) north of Baghdad, police said101
07/31/05bodyguard of Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Chalabi was killed Sunday and three others wounded in an attack on their convoy south of Baghdad, a Baghdad emergency police official said. The official said Chalabi was not in the convoy. 101
07/31/05Elsewhere in Baghdad, an Iraqi soldier in civilian clothes was assassinated Sunday in the western neighborhood of Iskan, police said. 011
07/31/05Gunmen opened fire on a group of cooks leaving a military base in Baquba, killing one and wounding three in the town 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad, police said101
07/31/05Gunmen opened fire on the convoy of Ibrahim Issawi, senior adviser to the minister of environment, killing one of his security guards and wounding three on Saturday. The attack took place in the southern Shi'ite town of Kufa.101
07/31/05Insurgents attacked a minibus transporting Iraqi civilians working at an American base, killing three and critically wounding three others in Baiji, 180 km (112) north of Baghdad, on Saturday night.303
07/30/05A car bomb has exploded near a theater in Iraq, killing seven people and injuring 25. The blast in Baghdad apparently was aimed at police. Officials say three policemen were killed and four wounded.4711
07/30/05A roadside bomb killed an Iraqi civilian and wounded three in a car on a road south of Baghdad, police said. A roadside bomb targeting a U.S. military convoy killed one Iraqi civilian in the Doura district of Baghdad, police said.202
07/30/05Also Saturday, the death toll from a suicide bomb attack on army volunteers in a town near the Syrian border rose to 52 from 25 after some of the wounded died overnight, police said. [added 12 from previous total]12012
07/30/05Police and hospital officials say the bodies of two Baghdad International Airport employees and their driver have been discovered in a field in southwestern Baghdad. 202
07/29/05A suicide attacker detonated an explosives belt in a crowd of Iraqi army recruits Friday in a town near the Syrian border, killing at least 25 and wounding 35, a police general said. The U.S. military put the toll at 20 dead and 25 injured. 02525
07/29/05An Iraqi civilian working as a translator at a US base was killed in Ouja village, 10 km south of Tikrit, said the US coordination centre.101
07/29/05One person was killed and 10 others injured when a car bomb exploded near a group of Iraqis drinking on the banks of the Tigris river in Baghdad, police said. The vehicle exploded near a bridge in the Attafiyah district of the capital. 101
07/29/05The death toll from a suicide bombing in northern Iraq on Friday climbed to 40, police said on Saturday. [15 added to previous total]01515
07/29/05The murder victims were five police officers and two Iraqi civilians who worked for the US Army. Doctors said the killing appeared to have taken place about three days ago, and the bodies showed signs of torture. 257
07/28/05An Iraqi soldier was killed and four others, including a civilian, were injured in the blast. But the five-man train crew escaped unhurt. 011
07/28/05In Kirkuk gunmen assassinated Saleh Jabbouri, a member of the local Arab Consultative Council. Also, 10 employees of the Ministry of industry were wounded when gunmen sprayed them with automatic rifle fire in a northern suburb of Baghdad. 101
07/28/05Six Iraqi soldiers were killed in clashes with insurgents in two towns north of Baghdad on Thursday, security sources said. The fighting began when guerrillas fired mortars and light arms at three checkpoints in Baquba and two in Khan Bani Saad. 066
07/28/05The assistant chief of Haditha police station 200 km (125 miles) northwest of Baghdad was shot dead, the head of Haditha hospital Dr Waleed al-Hadithi said.011
07/28/05Three Iraqis were killed and eight others were injured in separate attacks against two checkpoints in the city of Baakooba, north-east of Baghdad, a police source said Thursday. 033
07/27/05A mortar round explosion at a crowded garage in central Baghdad on Wednesday left three civilians dead and 37 wounded, police said.303
07/27/05A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a Baghdad hospital on Wednesday, killing at least five people and wounding 10, police sources said.505
07/27/05An Iraqi soldier was killed and five others wounded when a roadside bomb they were trying to dismantle exploded near Kirkuk in north Iraq.011
07/27/05At least two people were killed and another 20 were injured after Iraqi insurgents opened fire at a bus station in Baghdad today, According to the information the bus station was situated at about 1 km in the strictly guarded Green Zone.202
07/27/05Seven Iraqi soldiers were killed in Taji, north of Baghdad on Tuesday when about 20 insurgents in four cars attacked them with assault rifles, the Ministry of Defence said.077
07/27/05Three armed men, in a BMW car, opened fire on a Trade Ministry car taking employees home in al-Zuhoor intersection in Baghdad's western Mansur district. The driver of the car was killed and two female employees were injured in the attack. 101
07/27/05Three Iraqi soldiers died in a bomb attack on their patrol in Samarra, north of Baghdad and three more were killed when a suicide bomber walked up to them in Balad, also north of the capital, the army said.066
07/27/05Two Iraqi soldiers were killed when gunmen fired on their patrol near the northern Iraqi town of Baiji.022
07/27/05Two suicide attackers who apparently targeted the Iraqi military blew themselves up in quick succession on Wednesday outside a hospital in northern Baghdad, killing two soldiers and wounding eight, police Maj. Suleiman Abdul-Wahed said.022
07/26/05A paramedic and an Iraqi woman were killed and six civilians injured during clashes between the Iraqi army and insurgents in the predominantly Arab district of Risala, in southern Mosul, according to a hospital official.202
07/26/05An aide of the radical Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr was shot dead while stepping out of his car in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) north of Baghdad. A police source said Saad Younis al-Difa'ie was head of Sadr's office in the town.101
07/26/05An Intelligence officer was assassinated by unknown militants who opened fire in the heart of Basra Tuesday and a child was killed and three civilians were injured in the shooting.112
07/26/05Gunmen in southern Basra attacked a police patrol, killing a policeman and a civilian. 112
07/26/05Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying employees home from a factory in Abu Ghraib, west of Baghdad, on Tuesday. A source at a Baghdad hospital said it had received the bodies of 17 people killed in the attack. Police said 12 people had been killed. 17017
07/26/05In Irbil, seven people including a police man were killed in clashes between the Iraqi police and gunmen. Others were injured in the same attack. Another group of militants killed a Kurdish man in the same area. 617
07/26/05Three Ministry of Health employees were assassinated when gunmen opened fire on their car in the capital's eastern district of New Baghdad.303
07/26/05Two police were killed by a mortar on Baghdad's southern outskirts, and three more were killed by a rocket attack in Hilla, a town further south, police said.055
07/25/0512 Iraqi civilians were killed when a suicide car bomber blew up his minivan outside a hotel in central Baghdad, the defence ministry said.12012
07/25/05A suicide car bomber killed three Iraqi commandos and injured six when he struck their compound in Nisour Square, western Baghdad, police and hospital officials said.033
07/25/05Gunmen stormed a house in the southern Baghdad district of Dora killing four, including two women, and injuring three, including a child, police said.404
07/24/0522 people have been killed and 25 wounded after a suicide bomber blew up a truck full of explosives outside a police station in Baghdad...bodies of the victims, many of whom were policemen, were completely burnt by the blast. [# of policemen unknown-ed]22022
07/24/05A former provincial council member was gunned down on Saturday in the town of Balad, north of Baghdad, police said. Khalis al-Halloub was also the leader of the small Mjemai tribe.101
07/24/05A young girl was killed and six civilians wounded south of Baghdad, near the Shi'ite city of Hilla, when a roadside bomb exploded near a minivan carrying passengers, police said101
07/24/05An Iraqi policeman was killed Sunday morning when a mortar shell was fired at government buildings in the centre of Baghdad, an interior ministry official said.011
07/24/05Gunmen assassinated Police Lieutenant-Colonel Nour -al-Din Mohammed in Kirkuk, a police spokesman said.011
07/24/05gunmen killed the leader of the city council in the insurgent-riddled city of Samarra, 60 miles north of Baghdad, police said. Council chairman Taha al-Hinderah and a companion were gunned down as they walked in the Albu Rahman neighborhood Sunday evening202
07/24/05Gunmen shot to death Saad Kadhim, a captain in the new Iraqi intelligence service, in the western Baghdad neighbourhood of Jihad, according to Captain Talib Thamir of the Amil police station.011
07/24/05Lieutenant Imad Hatam, deputy director of the Kazimiyah police station in northern Baghdad, was killed by unknown gunmen as he was leaving his home for work, Dr Muhannad Jawad of Yarmouk Hospital confirmed.011
07/23/05and an Iraqi solider was killed and three wounded when their patrol was hit by a roadside bomb in the town of Samarra, north of Baghdad, police said011
07/23/05Outside Baghdad, police found the blindfolded body of a man, his corpse riddled with bullets. No word on who he was or who killed him.101
07/23/05Police also found the bodies of a policeman and a truck driver near Fallujah, the former rebel bastion, northwest of Baghdad, both shot dead.112
07/23/05Police in Baghdad say gunmen in two cars opened fire on an Interior Ministry police colonel last night, killing him. Police also say gunmen have ambushed several Iraqi police patrols throughout Baghdad today, injuring at least three officers.011
07/23/05Three Fallujah police officers have been found shot to death in the nearby town of Karma.033
07/22/05a morning police patrol came under fire in the eastern Ghadeer neighbourhood, leaving two officers dead and another injured, police officials said. The injured officer was taken to Kindi Hospital, said police 1st Lt. Ali Abbas022
07/22/05Another two civilians were killed and three wounded when a bomb exploded on a highway near Latifiyah... Police said the explosion, which damaged three civilians cars, was meant for a nearby Iraqi army convoy which escaped unscathed202
07/22/05Assailants shot dead three policemen in the eastern Mashtal district in Baghdad as they were directing traffic, said police Lt. Osama Adnan.033
07/22/05Four people - one Iraqi soldier and three civilians - were killed in Samarra, 95km north of Baghdad, during clashes there, police said.314
07/22/05Gunmen also fired on a car carrying a newlywed couple and their families, killing the bride and her mother. The assault in the southern Dora neighbourhood also wounded the groom and his brother, said Lt. Col. Assad al-Ghurari.202
07/22/05In another incident, one policeman was killed and two others injured during a drive-by shooting in eastern Baladiyat, according to Capt. Maher Abdel-Satar.011
07/21/05A second Iraqi army checkpoint in the southern Baghdad suburb of Bueitha was also hit by a suicide car bomber, killing one soldier. Six other soldiers were injured. 011
07/21/05A suicide car bomber rammed into an Iraqi army checkpoint south of Baghdad, killing six soldiers in Mahmoudiyah, about 30 kilometres south of the capital.066
07/21/05In another incident, unidentified gunmen assassinated three members of the Qadisiyah provincial council as they were heading towards an Internet cafe in the western neighborhood of Khadhra. 303
07/21/05In Baghdad's Shiite enclave of Sadr City, an employee of the Ministry of Trade was killed in a drive-by shooting."Salman Lazim Shikara was heading to work when gunmen in a speeding car sprayed him with machine guns inside his car," 101
07/21/05Meanwhile, a roadside bomb targetting an Iraqi patrol detonated at dawn in Latifiyah, killing three and injuring another three soldiers. 011
07/20/05As many as 10 people were killed Wednesday when a suicide bomber detonated outside a military recruiting centre in Baghdad. More than 20 people were injured in the blast, which happened at the entrance to the building, said Iraqi police.10010
07/20/05In a separate attack, gunmen attacked an Iraqi police lieutenant colonel's vehicle in Mosul, killing the driver and wounding the officer.011
07/20/05Insurgents using machine guns ambushed an Iraqi police patrol moving toward western Mosul on Wednesday afternoon, killing seven officers and wounding one. 077
07/20/05Vice president of Basra municipality was shot dead by gunmen in the city 550 km (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad. Basra's province council said Hussein Hameed al-Darraji was killed early this morning while leaving his home. 101
07/19/05A roadside bomb struck a police patrol in the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit on Tuesday, killing a police officer, police said. 011
07/19/05Gunmen shot and killed three Sunni Arab members of the committee drafting Iraq's new constitution as they left a Baghdad restaurant on Tuesday. Police sources named the victims as Sheikh Mujbil al -Sheikh Isa, Aziz Ibrahim and Dhamin Hussein Ileywi.303
07/19/05THIRTEEN Iraqi workers were killed in a bus ambush today as insurgent attacks showed no sign of a let-up while President Jalal Talabani signalled that a new constitution could be ready ahead of time.13013
07/19/05two people were killed and four others wounded when an Iraqi police patrol was hit by a roadside bomb in the northern oil centre of Kirkuk... One of the dead was a policeman, while the other was a member of Mr Talabani's Patriotic Union of Kurdistan.112
07/19/05Two policemen were killed and four injured when a roadside bomb targeted their patrol on a road between Mahmudiya and Latifiya. One policeman was killed when gunmen fired on his vehicle in the center of Samarra.033
07/18/05a car bomb targeted U.S. and Iraqi troops in Rawah, 175 miles northwest of Baghdad, witnesses reported. At least one person, believed to have been a civilian, was killed, the witnesses said.101
07/18/05In the north, gunmen killed two Iraqi soldiers in eastern Mosul and assassinated Abdul-Ghani al-Naimi, whose brother is a member of the Iraqi parliament.123
07/18/05In the same area [Dora] Iraqi police found the body of an unidentified man with multiple gunshot wounds dumped on a highway, police 1st Lt. Thaer Mahmoud said.101
07/18/05Insurgents also attacked government workers, killing a worker for the Iraqi Trade Minister in the southern neighborhood of Dora, Dr. Muhanad Jawad of the Yarmouk hospital said.101
07/18/05Insurgents in a car opened fire Monday on a police patrol in the eastern New Baghdad neighborhood of the capital, killing two policemen, police 1st Lt. Ali Abaas said.022
07/18/05One policeman was killed in a shootout between insurgents and security forces just north of Baghdad in Taji, police said. A police colonel was killed while driving his car in Samarra, 95 kilometers (60 miles) north of the capital...022
07/18/05The deadliest attack Monday was in the western Baghdad district of Khadra, where eight policemen died in a gunbattle with insurgents, police said. It was unclear if the insurgents suffered casualties.088
07/17/05About an hour later a suicide car bomber attacked a police convoy near a bus station in southern Baghdad, killing three police commandos and four civilians, police Capt. Talib Thamir said.437
07/17/05Another suicide car bomber missed a U.S. convoy but blasted two minibuses, killing six civilians in Mahmoudiya, about 20 miles south of Baghdad, police Capt. Rashid al-Samarie said.606
07/17/05In another suicide attack, insurgents dumped two bodies on the road, then struck police who stopped to inspect them, the U.S. military said. Two policemen and one civilian were killed in the explosion.123
07/17/05one car bomber Sunday struck the offices of Iraq's electoral commission in eastern Baghdad, killing five election employees and one policeman. 516
07/17/05The first bombing, which took place in southern Baghdad, left two police commandos and a civilian dead and 13 injured, including nine policemen. Shortly afterwards in the west of the city, another bomb killed a commando and wounded three civilians.448
07/16/05A second Baghdad suicide bomber blew up a car in an attack targeting a passing US military convoy. One civilian was killed, the interior ministry said. There was no immediate word on any US casualties. 101
07/16/05A suicide bomber in a fuel truck killed at least 60 people near a crowded vegetable market in a town south of Baghdad on Saturday and al Qaeda warned of more violence in a bid to seize the Iraqi capital. 60060
07/16/05An Iraqi civilian was killed by crossfire between terrorists and Coalition Forces in Samarra about 12:00 p.m. July 15. The vehicle the civilian was in passed between the terrorists and TFL Soldiers, who were responding to a RPG and small-arms attack.101
07/16/05At least eight Iraqis have been killed after two bombers blew themselves up inside a mosque near al-Hilla city, south of Baghdad, while afternoon prayers were under way.808
07/16/05Death toll hits 98 after Iraq fuel truck attack...Stricken townspeople swept away the wreckage of a fuel truck bomb that killed 98 people south of Baghdad [38 added to previous total - 60] 38038
07/16/05Gunmen killed two policemen and wounded three on the highway between Hilla and Mahaweel, south of Baghdad, a police source said. 022
07/16/05In Baghdad's district of Dura, a second bomber attacked police commandos with a vehicle packed with explosives. One commando and three civilians were killed 314
07/16/05In Mosul, a bomber walked into a police station and detonated his charge, killing four policemen.044
07/16/05In the normally quiet southern city of Nasiriyah, judge Nurredin Ahmed, a Kurd from the northern oil centre of Kirkuk, was shot dead at his home on Friday evening, police said.101
07/15/05And six people were killed and 17 wounded in a suicide attack on an army roadblock in Iskandariyah, south of Baghdad, police said.606
07/15/05And three people were killed and three wounded when gunmen opened fire on their car in Latifiyah, in the so-called Triangle of Death south of Baghdad, police added.303
07/15/05another bomber attempted to ram a pickup truck through the main gate of an army camp in Bab al-Moadham, the former defense ministry. The blast killed two Iraqi soldiers and wounded 14, mostly soldiers, the defense ministry said.022
07/15/05Around midday, at least eight people were killed and 15 wounded when a suicide car bomber struck an Iraqi army checkpoint in Ash-Shab, in the north of the capital, according to the defense ministry. Most victims were soldiers.268
07/15/05In northern Iraq, two Iraqi soldiers were killed and one wounded when a suicide bomber, driving a motorbike, rammed a checkpoint in Al-Sharqat, 200 kilometres (120 miles) north of Baghdad, the army said.022
07/15/05Later in the afternoon, five Iraqi soldiers were killed and 41 injured by a motorcycle bomb in the southwestern district of Al-Bayaa.055
07/15/05One Iraqi was killed and nine people injured, including four US soldiers, by another suicide car bomber in the western district of Amariyah, according to local firemen and US First Lieutenant Shawn Joyce011
07/15/05Police said a suicide bomber on foot injured five people at a Shi'ite mosque at Jabila, south of Baghdad. Two Iraqi policemen were killed and a third injured by gunmen just north of Baghdad. 022
07/14/05A roadside bomb kills two policemen between the towns of Samawa and Diwaniya, police said. Gunmen killed an Iraqi army soldier and seriously wounded another female soldier in central Kirkuk in a drive-by shooting.033
07/14/05A suicide car bomb exploded Friday evening in western Baghdad targeting a police commando patrol, killing six policemen and wounding 11, police Capt. Taleb Thamer said.066
07/14/05At least two suicide bombers attacked an entrance to Baghdad’s Green Zone government compound on Thursday, killing two bystanders and wounding 13.202
07/14/05In northern Iraq, a soldier acting as escort was killed when gunmen opened fire on a minibus ferrying civilians to work at army headquarters in the oil centre of Kirkuk, police captain Firas Hamud said.011
07/14/05In other violence Thursday, Another group of assailants killed police Capt. Manhal Salim, an expert in defusing bombs. The body of another policeman with gunshots to the head was found late Wednesday, also in western Baghdad. 022
07/14/05In other violence, two policemen were killed and four wounded when gunmen opened fire on their convoy in west Baghdad.022
07/14/05Near the northern oil capital of Kirkuk, where ethnic tensions between Arabs and Kurds are running high, gunmen killed three policemen and wounded two when they shot up their car in the town of Rashad.033
07/14/05Police said gunmen killed five Iraqi employees of an American base in Baqouba, 35 miles northeast of Baghdad. The shootings occurred while the victims were driving outside the base. 505
07/14/05Security forces have discovered the bodies of 10 men handcuffed, blindfolded and shot in the head, police said Thursday. The bodies of men aged between 25 and 35 were found Wednesday night in the Maamel area on the eastern outskirts of Baghdad10010
07/13/05A bomb has exploded at a Sunni mosque in eastern Iraq, killing two people and wounding 16. Police say witnesses have told them the blast occurred on Tuesday night in Jalowla...Six of the wounded are in a serious condition. 202
07/13/05Authorities have revised the death toll from the suicide bomb attack in a Baghdad neighbourhood up from 24 to 32. [Update 8 added to total]808
07/13/05Gunmen killed an Iraqi soldier while he was driving in western Baghdad, police said. Two other Iraqi soldiers, including one lieutenant, were killed in a gunfight in another west Baghdad neighborhood. 033
07/13/05In a separate attack Wednesday, a roadside bomb exploded near an American patrol in eastern Baghdad, killing a 7-year-old child and seriously wounding a woman, police said.101
07/13/05The commander of a Rapid Intervention Forces unit in Diyala province, Colonel Shalan Abd al-Khaliq, died of injuries he sustained a few days ago when fighters attacked his car.011
07/13/05Twenty-four people were killed and at least 18 wounded by a suicide car bomb on Wednesday near U.S. forces in Baghdad, police sources said.24024
07/13/05US soldiers shot dead one Iraqi soldier and wounded another when the car they were travelling in failed to stop at a checkpoint in Fallujah, west of Baghdad, the US military said.011
07/12/05A car bomb has exploded in the industrial district of Kirkuk in northern Iraq, killing at least three people and wounding 15...car was parked in the southern neighborhood when it exploded as people were passing in the street303
07/12/05An Iraqi policeman was killed and two others wounded in Baghdad when an explosive device blew up in the centre of the city. 011
07/12/05And in fresh violence, the US military said four suspected insurgents and an Iraqi policeman were killed in clashes in the restive northern city of Mosul011
07/12/05Armed men stormed a house in Baghdad on Tuesday, killing four Iraqi human rights activists and wounding another, a member of the group said. The victims belonged to the local International Organization for Human Rights. 404
07/12/05Gunmen stormed the offices of a construction company in western Baghdad, killing four people and wounding one, police said. The manager of the firm and the director of a human rights charity were among the dead.404
07/12/05Gunmen today assassinated a police colonel, Amir Mirza, in a market in Baghdad's Wahda district. An Iraqi civilian was killed and nine were wounded in a blast in Tal Afar when someone placed a suspicious object in the trunk of a car and fled the scene.112
07/12/05In Baghdad, armed men killed an Iraqi police officer who used to accompany the technical undersecretary for the Iraqi interior ministry. 011
07/12/05In Beiji north of Baghdad armed men assassinated the liaison officer between the US army and the Iraqi police in the town. 011
07/12/05Meanwhile, a Sunni Muslim religious official said the tortured bodies of 11 Sunni Arabs, who had been killed execution-style with a bullet to the head, were found in Baghdad Tuesday after having been arrested by police commandos two days earlier.11011
07/12/05The headless body of a man was found in Musayyib on Monday morning. An Iraqi was killed when a roadside bomb blew up next to his car in the northern town of Tal Afar, police said. Four women and children were wounded in the blast.202
07/11/05At 6:30 a.m., a car bomb parked alongside a road exploded as an Iraqi army patrol passed, killing two soldiers and wounding another, al-Shimmari said. 022
07/11/05In the troubled northern town of Tal Afar, between Mosul and the Syrian border, hospital officials said five civilians including a child were killed and 18 wounded in shelling overnight. They said it was unclear where the firing came from.505
07/11/05Insurgents stormed an Iraqi army checkpoint north of Baghdad as dawn broke on Monday, killing seven soldiers, police sources said. 077
07/11/05Police said they found four corpses riddled with bullets floating in a river Monday in Latifiyah, about 20 miles south of Baghdad.404
07/11/05South of the capital, two soldiers were shot dead as they searched homes near the town of Al-Azisiyah for a fugitive suspect, the army said.022
07/11/05The body of the chairman of the Iraqi federation of taekwondo, Ali Chaker, was found stabbed to death after he was kidnapped three days ago. 101
07/11/05Three Iraqi truck drivers, who were believed to have worked for US forces, were found murdered near Dujail. One Iraqi soldier was shot dead while on patrol near Baquba, and three more Iraqi servicemen were wounded by a booby-trapped tractor near Tuz314
07/10/05a man strapped with explosives blew himself up at a west Baghdad airfield now used as a military recruiting center...reports varied, with a hospital official saying at least 16 died while a Defense Ministry employee reported up to 25 killed.02525
07/10/05Also Sunday, two suicide car bombers killed at least seven Iraqi customs officials along the Syrian border, the U.S. military said, forcing the temporary closure of the checkpoint707
07/10/05Eight members of a Shiite family, including a 2-year-old, were shot to death in their sleep early Sunday, police said. The father suspected it was a sectarian crime. 808
07/10/05Four policemen were killed and three injured when the driver of a pickup truck loaded with freshly-cut hay blew himself up alongside a convoy escorting a police colonel, near Mosul, in northern Iraq, police colonel Saed al-Juburi told AFP.044
07/10/05In a third attack, a suicide car bomber struck a highway in Kirkuk, 290 kilometers, or 180 miles, north of Baghdad, killing at least three civilians and wounding 16, the police said. The bomber appeared to be targeting civilians...303
07/10/05The body of the kidnapped Iraqi karate association chief has been found floating in a river southeast of Baghdad with several gunshot wounds, police and sports officials said Sunday.101
07/10/05Two other suicide car bombers struck near Fallujah, killing an Iraqi civilian and wounding a Marine, the U.S. Marines said. 101
07/09/05A family of four were shot dead on Saturday in the northern town of Baiji when gunmen stormed their house at dawn and killed a husband, wife and their children, five and two years old, police Major Ali al-Qeysi said.404
07/09/05An Iraqi civilian was killed by a roadside bomb 8 km (5 miles) east of Baquba while driving an old white pick-up truck on the road, police said. No military targets were nearby at the time of the blast.101
07/09/05In one attack, four civilians travelling from Baghdad were dragged out of their car and shot in the south of the city404
07/09/05Saturday, gunmen using three cars killed police Capt. Saad Mihsin Abdul Sadah in Amiriyah, some 40 kilometres west of Baghdad. He was on his way to work at the Interior Ministry, police said.011
07/09/05two soldiers and a police officer -- were shot dead throughout the northern flashpoint city of Mosul in separate attacks on Friday, hospital officials said.033
07/08/05A car bomber struck a joint U.S.-Iraqi military patrol late Friday killing two Iraqi soldiers and injuring three in Fallujah. 022
07/08/05Dr Hussein Al-Shamari from his clinic in the central city of Samarra on Friday, police Captain Laith Mohammed said. His body was later found with several bullet wounds, he said.101
07/08/05Gunmen kidnapped and killed a university professor in southern Iraq...Jumhour Karim Khammas was kidnapped and his body was found on Friday with three bullet wounds,Lieutenant Colonel Karim al-Zubaidi said.101
07/08/05In Tikrit...a photographer in Reuters TV said that the Iraqi police clashed with some 1,000 demonstrators who controlled the headquarters of the police in the city. A government's spokesman said that one police man killed and wounded three demonstrators 011
07/08/05Insurgents fired mortar shells on a police station in western sector of the northern city of Mosul on Friday killing four people and wounding 17 others, the Multi-National Forces said in a statement. 404
07/08/05To the north of Baghdad unidentified gunmen killed a member in the municipal council of Salah Eddine governorate.101
07/07/05A group of gunmen have killed three barbers and wounded two people in southwest of Baghdad..."A group of armed men in a vehicle gunned down three barbers and wounded two in their shop in Baghdad's district of al-Shurta al- Khamsa on July 5..."303
07/07/05A local government spokesman said one policeman was killed and three demonstrators injured in the clash, which took place after the former head of the local council was shot dead by gunmen on Wednesday evening at a farm east of the town.011
07/07/05Armed men killed the head of Salah al-din's provincial council, police said on Thursday. Ali Ghalib Ibrahim was shot on Wednesday evening as he was driving in the provincial capital, Tikrit. 101
07/07/05Five decapitated bodies were located Thursday on a road in northwestern Iraq, police said. The bodies were found on the road between Rawah and Ramadi, police Maj. Hashim Mohammed said. 505
07/07/05Heavy mortar strikes targeting the local government headquarters in Iraq's northern city of Mosul hit nearby shops, killing at least three people and wounding 46 people, hospital officials said on Thursday.303
07/07/05Thirteen people have been killed and 27 wounded in car bomb attacks, the Iraqi police reported on Thursday... in Jbeila a car, a blue Opel, exploded in front of a commercial building, late on Wednesday. Another car bomb exploded seconds later.13013
07/06/05"A suicide bomber drove an explosive-laden vehicle into the Mashrou military checkpoint near Kirkuk and blew it up, killing a soldier and wounding four others," the ministry said in a statement.011
07/06/05A suicide car bomber struck an Iraqi army convoy, killing at least three civilians and possibly causing military casualties, witnesses and a hospital official said. 303
07/06/05Also Wednesday, a member of the biggest Shiite militia, the Badr Brigade, was killed in an ambush in south Baghdad, police said. An Iraqi civilian who had been "co-operative" with the Americans was shot dead on his way to work north of Baghdad202
07/06/05In Baghdad, gunmen killed Capt. Hazim Jabbar, a member of the police special commando brigade, in the west of the city, police said. Jabbar had worked as a bodyguard for a consultant to former interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi, police said.011
07/06/05In Bayji...five insurgents opened fire and killed two Iraqi soldiers and one civilian Wednesday, said a report by the Joint U.S. Coordination Centre. The report said the two soldiers were shopping when attacked. The shop owner was also killed. 123
07/06/05Police also report a car bomb explosion in the city of Kirkuk. They say one person was killed and another wounded -- and that they apparently were rigging the car with explosives when the bomb went off prematurely.101
07/06/05Thirteen people were killed and 30 wounded in two almost simultaneous car bombings in Mashruh, about 60 kilometres south of the Iraqi capital, police said...Thirteen of the wounded were in serious condition, a hospital source said. 13013
07/06/05Three other police, including two commandoes, were killed in separate incidents in another west Baghdad neighborhood, police said. Nine police, including a brigadier general, were injured in a series attacks throughout the capital, officials said.033
07/05/05A mortar attack missed a U.S. military base and struck central Samarra, killing a 13-year-old girl and wounding four civilians, police said.101
07/05/05A roadside bomb blast and a subsequent firefight killed two Iraqi soldiers and wounded seven others on Baghdad's outskirts in the Abu Ghraib district, police and hospital officials said. 022
07/05/05A soldier of the Iraqi army was killed Tuesday and at least one another was injured when a booby trapped car exploded south of the northern Iraqi city of Kiruk, said the new commander of the army Anwar Amein.011
07/05/05Another mortar attack killed two sisters, ages 20 and 30, doctors said, in an area just north of Ramadi, the capital of the volatile western Anbar province. It was not known who fired the mortar. 202
07/05/05Iraqi Police Tuesday reported the killing of four Iraqi female workers employed at Baghdad International Airport and injury of three others in Al-Aamiriyyah, Western Baghdad.404
07/04/05A car bomb in Baghdad has killed two civilians and wounded four more, police have said. The car bomb was parked on a street in the capital's western area and was detonated by remote control, police said. One of the victims was a woman. 202
07/04/05four gunmen killed a senior member of the Kurdish Democratic Party's Mosul branch, a party spokesperson said. Jirjis Mohammed Amin was shot inside his sister's home in the northern city.101
07/04/05gunmen in Baghdad killed an Iraqi painting contractor who worked with a US military base, doctors said. Omar Othman and a friend were driving on Baghdad's dangerous airport road Monday morning when the assailants opened fire.101
07/04/05gunmen in Mosul killed a bodyguard of the provincial Nineveh governor, police said. He was killed in front of his home in the eastern part of the city, which is the capital of Nineveh province101
07/03/05a car bomb killed three Iraqi policemen north of Baghdad on Sunday, officials said. A police general and the government's industry minister escaped assassination in attacks on their vehicles, officials said Sunday.033
07/03/05A joint U.S.-Iraqi patrol came under fire Sunday south of Baghdad, killing five Iraqi soldiers and wounding three, the U.S. military said Monday.055
07/03/05Also in Baghdad, gunmen killed Shiite cleric Adil al-Janabi and one of his bodyguards in a drive-by shooting Saturday night, police said.101
07/02/05A bomb exploded Saturday in a vegetable cart in a market in Mahmoudiya, a religiously mixed flashpoint town about 12 miles south of Baghdad, killing two people and injuring 10 others, hospital officials said.202
07/02/05A SUICIDE bomber killed at least 12 people at a police recruitment centre in Baghdad today...The toll was later revised down to at least 12 killed and 21 wounded by the Al-Yarmuk hospital12012
07/02/05Another suicide bomber blew up a car bomb at a police checkpoint just south of the city, killing five and wounding 12...a senior police officer...said police and civilians were among the five dead235
07/02/05authorities in Switzerland said a Swiss citizen of Iraqi origin was shot and killed in Iraq. According to Swiss media reports, the 49-year-old was apparently killed after being accidentally shot by a U.S. soldier. 101
07/02/05Police in Kirkuk, northern Iraq, said they had recovered three headless bodies, one also lacking legs, at two locations in the city.101
07/02/05Suicide bombers struck twice Saturday in this Shiite city south of Baghdad, killing six policemen and injuring 26 people, including police and bystanders who had rushed to the scene of the first attack, police said. 066
07/02/05Two Iraqi policemen were killed and three others were wounded on Saturday during an assault on their patrol vehicle in the area of Bijji, northern Iraq, police sources said.022
07/02/05Two police colonels were gunned down in their cars in separate incidents, one in the northern city of Mosul, another in Musayyib just south of Baghdad.022
07/02/05Two policemen and two civilians were killed when gunmen opened fire on a patrol in the northern city of Kirkuk. Eight people were wounded including three police by a remote control bomb near a patrol in the capital's New Baghdad district. 224
07/01/05A military spokeswoman says two died in one of the bombings, in Ramadi. Two people were also wounded. A civilian also died in the second bombing in the New Baghdad district of the capital. There's no word of any U-S casualties in either attack.303
07/01/05A senior advisor to Shiite spiritual leader Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Sheik Kamaleddin al-Ghuraifi, was shot dead with two others in Baghdad on his way to Friday prayers, the defence ministry and Sistani's office said. 101
07/01/05A suicide bomber detonated his car outside the party offices of Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari on Friday, killing one guard and wounding at least one. The prime minister was not in the building in Baghdad's Mansour neighborhood at the time. 011
07/01/05Other attacks in Baghdad, and in and around the restive city of Samarra further north, killed 14 police and soldiers and wounded at least seven, police and army sources said.01414
07/01/05Unidentified gunmen opened machinegun fire at relative of Iraqi National Security advisor and MP Muwaffaq Al-Rubaye and killed him instantly.101

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)