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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

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.

Saturday 7 November: 1 killed

Al-Busif: 1 child killed by IED.

Friday 6 November: 1 killed

Basra: 1 protester killed.

Thursday 5 November: 5 killed

Zahra: 4 (3 women and 1 policeman) killed by IED.

Rutba: 1 engineer working for UNDP abducted and executed by IS.