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

Friday 19 June: 18 killed

Baghdad: 6 by IEDs, gunfire; 2 bodies.
Fallujah: 5 in bombardment exchanges.
Abu Saida: 2 by IED.
Hit: 3 executed.

Thursday 18 June: 18 killed

Fallujah: 9 in bombardment exchanges.
Baghdad: 5 by IEDs, gunfire.
Amiriyat al-Fallujah: 4 in mortar attacks.

Wednesday 17 June: 23 killed

Baghdad: 8 by IEDs, gunfire; 1 body.
Amiriyat al-Fallujah: 5 by mortars.
Fallujah: 7 in bombardment exchanges.
Mosul: 2 executed.

Tuesday 16 June: 25 killed.

Baghdad: 3 by gunfire, IEDs; 3 bodies.
Mkhisa: 5 by IED.
Amiriyat Al-Fallujah: 3 in bombing.
Fallujah: 4 in bombardment exchanges.
Mahmudiya: 2 by IED.
Latifiyah: 1 Sahwa member by gunfire.
Taji: 1 by rocket.
Madain: 1 by AED.
Baiji: 1 policeman in clashes.
Kut: 1 body found.

Monday 15 June: 23 killed

Sinjar: 10 by mortars.
Baiji: 3 in clashes.
Mosul: 2 women executed.
Baghdad: 2 by IED; 3 bodies.
Fallujah: 2 in bombardment exchanges.
Yusufiya: 1 policeman by IED.

Sunday 14 June: 75 killed

Mosul: 25 security members executed; 3 killed in bombardment exchanges.
Fallujah: 19 clerics executed.
Baghdad: 15 by IEDs, car bombs, gunfire; 4 bodies.
Al-Chelam: 3 policemen shot at fake checkpoint.
Baiji: 1 body.
Rifai: 1 body in car.
North of Tikrit: 4 policemen by gunfire.

Saturday 13 June: 16 killed.

Baghdad: 4 by IEDs; 2 bodies.
Al-Hajjaj: 4 by suicide bombers.
Fallujah: 4 in bombardment exchanges.
Tuz: 1 by IED.
Qara Tapa: 1 by gunfire.