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Iraq Body Count (IBC) is an analytical project, not a news portal. Our procedure is to collect and reconcile every available, distinct report about each incident. For larger events, stories may run into the dozens and continue to emerge for days or weeks. This, and the inexorable rise in daily violent incidents, means that there is a considerable gap between the initial reporting of events and their first appearance in the IBC database.

However, we obtain an early impression of events within about 48 hours of first reports. This page provides our news gatherer's account of such recent events, but please keep in mind that these are not our final database entries. Rather, they should be considered an early update on civilian casualties.

Recent Events

Monday 26 June : 3 killed

Bu-Isa: 2 by airstrikes.
Babil: 1 by suicide bomber.

Sunday 25 June: 16 killed.

Mosul: 5 killed by airstrikes.
Hawija: 7 beheaded.
Baiji: 3 by mortars.
Yayji: 1 executed.

Saturday 24 Jun: 67 killed.

Mosul: 25 by airstrikes; 8 by suicide bomber; 1 journalist injured a few days earlier by IED.
Hawija: 14 bodies; 10 by IED.
Qara Tapa: 2 women by mortars; 3 executed.
Mutaibija: 1 child executed.
Baiji: 2 children by mortars.
Babal: 1 by gunfire.

Friday 23 June: 50 killed

Mosul: 16 killed by suicide bombers; 10 by missile; 5 by airstrike; 4 prisoners executed; 1 mukhtar by gunfire.
Al-Baghdadi: 8 by suicide bomber.
Baghdad: 2 by car bomb.
Mutaibija: 4 executed.

Thursday 22 June: 15 killed

Mosul: 5 by IED.
Hamam Ali-Alil: 2 executed.
Baghdad: 3 by gunfire, IED; 1 body.
Mahmudiya: 1 body.
Hawija: 2 by IED.
Tarmiya: 1 by IED.

Wednesday 21 June: 11 killed

Mosul: 6 by government bombing.
Rutba: 4 by airstrikes.
Kirkuk: 1 by stabbing.

Tuesday 20 June: 10 killed

Mosul: 7 killed by airstrikes; 2 by IED.
Sinjar: 1 by gunfire.