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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.

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Recent events

Sunday 31 December: 40 killed

Rashidiya: 25 bodies of local policemen discovered in mass grave.

Farhatia: 7 killed in armed attacks.

Baghdad: 4 killed by unknown gunmen in the east and centre of the city.

Najaf: 3 family members stabbed to death.

Baquba: 1 policeman killed during attack on police station.

Saturday 30 December: 2 killed

Mosul: 1 killed in armed attack.

Kirkuk: 1 body found decapitated.