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 (see About IBC). You can contribute to IBC's work in several ways, including with a donation.

From the Database View database
Recent events

Thursday 21 May: 25 killed

Hawija: 12 executed.
Fallujah: 6 killed in bombardment exchanges.
Baghdad: 1 by IED; 5 bodies.
Baquba: 1 body.

Wednesday 20 May: 17 killed

Baghdad: 6 by IEDs, gunfire; 2 bodies.
Fallujah: 6 in bombardment exchanges.
Balad: 1 body.
Basra: 1 cleric by gunfire.
Anbar: 1 15-year-old boy in clashes.