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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.

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From the Database View database
Recent events

Thursday 31 May: 2 killed

Bakhmakh: 1 killed by gunfire at border with Iran.

Nasiriyah: 1 teenager killed in knife attack.


Wednesday 30 May: 3 killed

Erbil: 1 imam killed in knife attack.

Baghdad: 1 ministry of education employee killed in Rusafa.

Bani Saad: 1 body found.