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

03/31/09BAGHDAD - A Sunni Arab official who looks after mosques was killed by a bomb planted under his car in northern Baghdad's Adhamiya district, police said.101
03/31/09MOSUL - Seven people were killed, including four police officers, and 40 others wounded when a suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden truck into the compound of a police station in Mosul, north of Baghdad, police said.347
03/30/09BAGHDAD - A bomb attached to the car of an intelligence officer in the interior ministry killed him and another passenger and wounded eight passers-by on Sunday in Adhamiya district, northern Baghdad, police said.011
03/30/09BAQUBA - A bomb attached to a bicycle killed three labourers and wounded eight others in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police said.303
03/30/09MOSUL - A bomb targeting a police patrol killed one policeman and wounded four others in western Mosul, police said.011
03/30/09MOSUL - A roadside bomb killed one soldier and wounded two others, including a major, when it struck their patrol in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
03/30/09MOSUL - Gunmen in a car shot dead Abdullah Al-Sebaawi, a local leader of the Iraqi Islamic Party, on Sunday in the city of Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said101
03/30/09MOSUL - Gunmen in a moving car shot dead a civilian in western Mosul, police said.101
03/30/09MOSUL - Gunmen shot dead a senior official in the Mosul branch of Displacement and Migration Office and seriously wounded his aide as they left their office in northern Mosul, police said.011
03/29/09BASRA - A roadside bomb killed five people and wounded nine when it targeted a patrol of oil installation police south of the city of Basra, 420 km (260 miles) south of Baghdad, police said. The dead included one of the police officers.505
03/28/09BAGHDAD - Three people were killed in hours of clashes between Iraqi security forces and Sunni Arab neighbourhood guards in Baghdad, and the guards captured five soldiers, medical and security sources said. At least 15 people were wounded in the clashes.303
03/27/09JALAWLA - Gunmen shot dead Sunni tribal leader Abdul-Kareem Juma and wounded seriously his son as they were leaving a mosque after finishing their night prayers in Jalawla, 115 km (70 miles), northeast of Baghdad, on Thursday, police said101
03/26/09Baghdad - A car bomb ripped through a crowd in Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 20 people, including women and children, a day after the US military said violence in Iraq was at its lowest in six years. 20020
03/26/09Mosul - A joint Iraqi police and Iraqi army patrol opened fire upon a suspect speeding car that wouldn't stop at the checkpoint in al Jamiaa neighbourhood...injuring the driver and accidentally killing a female student who was passing by101
03/26/09Mosul - Gunmen attacked and killed a store owner in his store in Faisaliyah neighbourhood, central Mosul at 11.30 a.m. Thursday.101
03/25/09BAASHIQA - Police said they found the body of a man shot dead in the town of Baashiqa, 30 km (20 miles) east of Mosul.101
03/25/09KIRKUK - Gunmen shot dead a civilian on Tuesday in central Kirkuk, 255 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. (Editing by Jon Boyle)101
03/25/09MOSUL - Gunmen killed a policeman on Tuesday in central Mosul, police said.011
03/25/09MOSUL - Three boys were killed and another wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near a U.S. military patrol in northern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said303
03/24/09Haditha - Gunmen killed a man in downtown Haditha (west of Ramadi) around 4 p.m. The man was released from Bucca prison in Basra two day ago and he was accused of killing some people in Haditha a year ago, police said.101
03/24/09Mosul - Gunmen targeted a policeman on his annual vacation in al Najafi Street, central Mosul at 1.30 p.m. Tuesday, killing him straight away.011
03/23/09BAGHDAD - A bomb at a bus terminal killed nine people and wounded 23 on Monday in Abu Ghraib, western Baghdad, police said.909
03/23/09JALAWLA - A suicide bomber blew himself up at a Kurdish funeral, killing 25 people and wounding 45 in Jalawla, 115 km (70 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police said.25025
03/23/09TAL AFAR - A suicide bomber killed an off-duty policeman and wounded five civilians in Tal Afar, 420 km (260 miles) northwest of Baghdad, police said.011
03/22/09MOSUL - Police said they found the body of an Iraqi soldier on Saturday in southern Mosul. 011
03/21/09MOSUL - Iraqi police said they found the body of an ex-army officer dumped in central Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad.101
03/20/09FALLUJA (near) - A suicide bomber shot dead a policeman and wounded two civilians with his AK-47 before detonating his explosive belt near a tribal leader's house, near Falluja...police said. No one was hurt by the ensuing blast.011
03/19/09BAGHDAD - Gunmen shot and wounded two Interior Ministry personnel during an attack on their vehicle in central Baghdad, on Wednesday, police said.101
03/19/09KIRKUK - Gunmen killed a man and his wife when they stormed their house just south of Kirkuk, 255 km (155 miles), north of Baghdad, on Wednesday, police said202
03/19/09MOSUL - Gunmen killed a civilian in a drive-by shooting, south of Mosul on Wednesday, police said.101
03/19/09MOSUL - Gunmen killed the mayor of a village east of Mosul, police said.101
03/19/09MOSUL - Police found the body of a man shot in the head and chest in a town near Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
03/18/09MOSUL - A suicide car bomber attacked a police patrol, killing one policeman and seriously wounding two others in eastern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
03/18/09MOSUL - Gunmen shot dead a soldier at an army checkpoint in eastern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. 011
03/18/09SAADIYA - A roadside bomb killed a man and his wife when it blew up their car in the town of Saadiya, 150 km (90 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police said.202
03/17/09Mosul - Gunmen killed a civilian in the New Mosul neighborhood in southern Mosul in the morning.101
03/17/09Mosul - Gunmen killed a soldier near a check point in Mosul around 6:15 p.m. 011
03/17/09Mosul - Gunmen killed a university student in the New Mosul neighborhood around noon.101
03/17/09Qayara - Police found a dead body for a soldier in Qayara (about 50 miles south of Mosul). The soldier had got two shots, one in the head and the other was in the chest.011
03/17/09Salahuddin - Police found two dead bodies for two young men of 16 and 18 years in a deserted area in AlUthaim(north of Baquba) in Diyala province and few miles east of Dhuluiyah ...the place where the two young men were kidnapped in three days ago. 022
03/16/09Diyala - Iraqi Police found three dead bodies in Albu Khumaisa village of Muqdadiyah town, about 22 miles to the northeast of Baquba, Monday morning.303
03/16/09MOSUL - A civilian woman was killed and an Iraqi security forces official was wounded on Sunday during a raid by Iraqi and U.S. forces in Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, the U.S. military said in a statement.101
03/16/09NINEVEH PROVINCE - U.S. forces accidentally shot dead a 12-year old girl while firing at a vehicle that accelerated towards them in Iraq's northern Nineveh province, the U.S. military said in a statement. She was behind the vehicle, it said101
03/15/09Baghdad - A gunman was killed and three other people were wounded when a grenade detonated in the gunman’s hand before he threw on a crowd near a juice bar in Mansour neighborhood in western Baghdad around 6:45 p.m.101
03/15/09Kirkuk - Police found three unidentified dead bodies in Shbaija village (19 miles south of Kirkuk) in the morning.303
03/15/09Mosul- Gunmen killed a police officer in downtown Mosul in the afternoon. Lieutenant colonel Dhafir Kashmoula has been killed in Maydan neighborhood who has transferred from the traffic police to the local police directorate recently.011
03/14/09Baquba (near)- A roadside bomb targeted an Iraqi army patrol on the main route between Baquba and Mendili, 55 km to the east of Baquba at 2.30 a.m. Saturday killing two servicemen, injuring another.022
03/14/09MOSUL - Gunmen shot dead an off-duty policewoman in a market in central Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
03/13/09Baghdad - A woman was killed and a man was injured by a roadside bomb in Doura neighborhood in south Baghdad around 9 a.m. 101
03/13/09Baquba - Gunmen assassinated a school guard east of Baquba around 6 a.m. Sahwa members clashed with the insurgents after the incident. One Sahwa member was injured during the clashes.101
03/13/09Baquba - Gunmen killed a bus driver in Imam Wis area east of Baquba around 2 p.m.101
03/13/09Mosul - A policeman was killed by a roadside bomb which targeted a police patrol in south Mosul on Thursday evening.011
03/13/09Mosul - Gunmen killed a policeman near his house in east Mosul.101
03/12/09BASRA - Sheikh Abdullah Adnan al-Tamimi, a Sunni religious leader who was a candidate in January's local elections, was killed by armed men near his home south of Basra, 420 km (260 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.101
03/12/09MOSUL - A roadside bomb killed one policeman in southern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.011
03/12/09MOSUL - Armed men killed a policemam near his home in eastern Mosul, police said.011
03/12/09MOSUL - Police found a body of a man who had been shot in the head on chest in eastern Mosul, police said. BAGHDAD - Gunmen in a car shot dead two people in central Baghdad's Saadoun Street, police said.101
03/11/09KIRKUK - Two people were killed and seven were wounded when a car bomb exploded near a police patrol in Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.202
03/11/09MOSUL - A car bomb near an Iraqi army patrol killed three soldiers and wounded 10 people, including two soldiers, in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.033
03/10/09BAGHDAD - At least 33 people were killed and 20 wounded in a suicide car bombing targeting a national reconciliation conference in Baghdad, an Interior Ministry official told CNN.33033
03/10/09MOSUL - a suicide car bomber in the al-Hamdaniya district east of Mosul attacked a police patrol, killing three people, including an Iraqi army soldier who was standing near the explosion. Several others were wounded.213
03/10/09MOSUL - Gunmen killed a woman when they stormed her house in western Mosul, police said.101
03/10/09MOSUL NEAR - A bomb blast killed a young girl west of Mosul, police said.101
03/09/09MOSUL - Gunmen shot dead a college student in central Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, on Sunday evening, police said.101
03/09/09MOSUL - Two policemen were killed when gunmen opened fire at their checkpoint in western Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, on Sunday evening, police said.022
03/08/09Baghdad - A suicide bomber riding a motor- bike filled with explosives targeted a crowd of recruiters for police in front of the police academy in Palestine street...At least 28 people were killed (including five policemen and three traffic policemen)20828
03/08/09Diyala - Police found eight mass graves in the orchards of the Al-Bu Tumaa village of Khalis (about 10 miles north of Baquba). There were 25 dead bodies in those graves who were killed by the Qaida which was controlling Diyala province.25025
03/08/09Mosul - Gunmen killed a young man in downtown Mosil around 8:30 p.m. The young man was a student at the technical institution in Mosul.101
03/08/09Mosul - Gunmen killed a young man in downtown Mosil around 8:30 p.m. The young man was a student at the technical institution in Mosul.101
03/08/09Mosul - Gunmen opened fire at two soldiers in Mithaq neighborhood in Mosul on Saturday night. The two soldiers who were killed, were going to buy some food stuff from the commercial shops near their military check point in the area022
03/07/09Baghdad - Two roadside bombs went off simultaneously in Palestine Street near al Khayma ...in east Baghdad at 8. 15 p.m. targeting a police patrol. The explosion killed one civilian and injured three policemen and five civilians.101
03/06/09Qadisiyah - Two people were killed when their car detonated due to two road side bombs which were in the car near the Qadisiyah police station (about 4 miles east of Tikrit) on Thursday night.202
03/05/09Babil - 14 civilians were killed and 55 others were injured by a parked car bomb in near a livestock market in Hamza al Gharbi area south of Hilla city around 8 a.m. 14014
03/05/09Baghdad - A member of awakening council was killed and three civilians were injured by a roadside bomb in Saidiyah neighborhood around 7 p.m.101
03/05/09Mosul - A sniper shot dead an Iraq soldier in west Mosul city on Wednesday evening.011
03/05/09Mosul - An Iraq soldier was killed and seven people were injured by a suicide car bomb in north Mosul city around 3 p.m.011
03/05/09Mosul - An Iraqi soldier was killed by a roadside bomb that targeted a vehicle for the Iraqi army in west Mosul around 8 p.m.011
03/04/09BAGHDAD - Three people were killed and 10 others were wounded in a suicide attack targeting a police patrol in the Karrada area of central Baghdad, police said.303
03/04/09KIRKUK - Gunmen shot dead a lawyer after storming his office in central Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
03/04/09MOSUL - A sniper attacked an Iraqi army patrol killing a soldier in western Mosul, police said.101
03/04/09MOSUL - Gunmen in drive by shooting killed a civilian in southern Mosul, police said101
03/04/09MOSUL - Two policemen were killed and 21 people were wounded, including eight policemen, when a suicide car bomb exploded near a police checkpoint in northern Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.022
03/04/09YATHRIB - A roadside bomb killed a tribal leader, his wife and two children in Yathrib, 90 km (56 miles) north of Baghdad, Yathrib police chief, Major Abdul-Wahab Mohammed, said.404
03/03/09Baghdad - One unidentified body was found in Shaab, northern Baghdad. The body was cut up in many pieces and dumped.101
03/03/09Kirkuk - Gunmen driving a speeding car opened fire upon Werya Fattah Agha al Kakai, brother to Adnan Agha al Kakai, prominent notable of al Kakai clan in Kirkuk, and killed him, on his door step straight away.101
03/03/09Nineveh - Gunmen riding motorbikes opened fire upon a civilian in al Shaareen marketplace, central Mosul and killed him instantly.101
03/02/09BALAD RUZ - A roadside bomb targeting an army patrol killed two soldiers and wounded three others in Balad Ruz, 90 km (55 miles) northeast of Baghdad.022
03/02/09KHALIS - A bomb planted on motorcycle exploded outside a mosque, killing three civilians and wounding 16 others in Khalis, 80 km (50 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.303
03/02/09MOSUL - Gunmen killed a man as walked through central Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.101
03/01/09FALLUJA - A suicide bomber killed the cousin of Ifan al- Issawi, head of a U.S.-backed neighborhood patrol, when he managed to entered Issawi's house in Falluja, police said. 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)