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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.

IBC's data is drawn from cross-checked media reports, hospital, morgue, NGO and official figures or records (see About IBC). You can contribute to IBC's work in several ways, including with a donation.

From the Database View database
Recent events

Monday 31 May: 2 killed

Muqdadiya: 1 killed by gunmen.

Khanaqin: 1 shepherd killed by IED.

MAY TOTAL: 49 civilians killed.

Saturday 29 May: 1 killed

Qara Tabeh: 1 Kurdish policeman executed by Islamic State, 18 months after being abducted.