Iraq Body Count maintains the world’s largest public database of violent civilian deaths since the 2003 invasion, as well as separate running total which includes combatants.

IBC's data is drawn from cross-checked media reports, hospital, morgue, NGO and official figures or records (see About IBC). You can contribute to IBC's work in several ways, including with a donation.

From the Database View database
Recent events

Tuesday 1 September: 18 killed

Makhoul: 11 killed in air strikes.
Baghdad: 7 by IEDs, gunfire.

Monday 31 August: 38 killed

Baghdad: 8 by gunfire, IEDs; 3 bodies.
Baiji: 5 policemen in clashes; 4 burnt alive.
Rutbah: 7 executed for demonstrating.
Baghdad, Nasiriyah, Basra: 4 killed for organising protests.
Fallujah: 1 by mortars.
Suq: 1 policeman in clashes.
Khalidiya: 2 by mortars.
Baquba: 1 body.
Mukhisa: 1 by gunfire.
Yusufiya: 1 policeman by IED.

AUGUST TOTAL: 1,535 civilians killed.