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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 16 November: 3 killed

Baghdad: 3 killed in clashes in Shula.

Sunday 15 November: 3 killed

Mosul: 2 young men's bodies found.

Baghdad: 1 killed by AED in Madain.

Friday 13 November: 4 killed

Al-Abara: 1 policeman killed by IED.

Al-Rumaitha: 1 child killed by gunfire.

Muqdadiya: 1 teacher killed by gunmen.

Baghdad: 1 killed by gunmen in Jurf al-Naddaf.

Wednesday 11 November: 2 killed

Baghdad: 1 body found in Ma'amil;
1 killed by gunmen in Hurriya.

Tuesday 10 November: 2 killed

Maysan: 1 killed by gunmen.

Basra: 1 killed by gunmen.

Monday 9 November: 2 killed

Amara: 1 killed by gunmen.

Baghdad: 1 child killed by gunmen in Amin.

Sunday 8 November: 11 killed

Sinjar: 5 members of Sinjar Protection Unit killed by Turkish airstrikes.

Baghdad: 6 killed by grenades and shooting in Radwaniya.