Friday, June 9, 2017

2,001 Killed, 1,459 Wounded In Iraq In May 2017


There were 520 security incidents in Iraq in May 2017 leading to 2,001 deaths and 1,459 wounded. The disparity between the dead and injured, the latter should be 2-4 times higher than the former, is due to incomplete reporting on casualties in Iraq, especially when it comes to government losses that Baghdad is censoring. As the Mosul battle has winded down so have the number of incidents. 520 were the fewest recorded in the year. Casualties have slowly gone down as well in 2017.

Broken down by province there were 268 in Ninewa, 96 in Baghdad, 44 in Diyala, 43 in Anbar, 29 in Salahaddin, 21 in Kirkuk, 9 in Basra, 6 in Babil, 2 in Dohuk, 2 in Kurdistan, and 1 in Muthanna. Ninewa has led the nation in incidents since the Mosul campaign started in October 2016. As a result, violence has dropped off in the rest of the country, especially in Baghdad that has remained at an all time low. There were just an average of 3.0 incidents per day in the capital governorate when there used to be 8-9. There was also a rare incident in Muthanna where several car bombs were discovered and disarmed. They were going to be used against Shiite pilgrims.

Security Incidents In Iraq By Province May 2017
Ninewa 268
Baghdad 96
Diyala 44
Anbar 43
Salahaddin 29
Kirkuk 21
Basra 9
Babil 6
Dohuk 2
Kurdistan 2
Muthanna 1

The 2,001 dead were made up of 1 general from the Iranian Revolution Guard, 2 Sahwa, 3 Peshmerga, 13 fighters from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), 53 Hashd, 192 members of the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF), and 1,737 civilians. The PKK fighters were killed in several air raids by Turkey into Kurdistan. 1,591 of the fatalities occurred in Ninewa, along with 106 in Baghdad, 99 in Anbar, 72 in Kirkuk, 57 in Salahaddin, 32 in Diyala, 24 in Basra, 15 in Kurdistan, 3 in Dohuk, and 2 in Babil. There were also 3 Sahwa, 32 Peshmerga, 45 Hashd, 134 ISF, and 1,245 injured during the month.

Casualties In Iraq By Province May 2017
Ninewa 2,448 (1,591 Dead, 857 Wounded)
Baghdad 400 (106 Dead, 294 Wounded)
Anbar 220 (99 Dead, 121 Wounded)
Salahaddin 104 (57 Dead, 47 Wounded)
Kirkuk 90 (72 Dead, 18 Wounded)
Diyala 85 (32 Dead, 53 Wounded)
Basra 68 (24 Dead, 44 Wounded)
Kurdistan 19 (15 Dead, 4 Wounded)
Babil 16 (2 Dead, 14 Wounded)
Dohuk 10 (3 Dead, 7 Wounded)

Security In Iraq 2017
Date
Incidents
Dead
Wounded
Jan 1-7
188
509
1,346
Jan 8-14
168
371
1,036
Jan 15-21
137
583
1,264
Jan 22-28
145
289
310
Jan 29-31
74
127
338
JAN
712
1,879
4,294
Feb 1-7
123
388
176
Feb 8-14
164
434
390
Feb 15-21
146
383
505
Feb 22-28
185
647 + 399
1,390 + 1,634
FEB
618
1,852 + 399
2,461 + 1,634
Mar 1-7
179
749
622
Mar 8-14
171
551
614
Mar 15-21
142
560
1,166
Mar 22-28
152
1,233
575
Mar 29-31
71
374 + 278
288 + 2,925
MAR
715
3,467 + 278
3,265 + 2,925
Apr 1-7
174
903
487
Apr 8-14
126
599
669
Apr 15-21
107
477
347
Apr 22-28
122
698
328
Apr 29-30
39
138
51
APR
568
2,815
1,882
May 1-7
105
396
463
May 8-14
109
601
386
May 15-21
132
363
224
May 22-28
105
427
150
May 29-31
69
214
236
MAY
520
2,001
1,459

Weekly Violence By Province In Iraq, May 2017

May 1-7
May 8-14
May 15-21
May 22-28
May 29-31
Anbar
8 Incidents
32 Killed
14 ISF
18 Hashd
40 Wounded
15 ISF
25 Civilians
3 Shootings
2 IEDs
1 Suicide
   Bomber
1 Suicide Car
   Bomb
1 Mortar
1 Rockets
2 Suicide
   Bombers
   Killed
12 Incidents
27 Killed
2 ISF
25 Civilians
31 Wounded
31 Civilians
6 IEDs
2 Suicide
   Bombers
   Killed
1 Suicide Car
   Bomber
   Arrested
4 Car Bombs
   Destroyed/
   Dismantled
14 Incidents
13 Killed
2 Sahwa
4 ISF
7 Civilians
15 Wounded
3 Sahwa
5 Civilians
7 ISF
6 Shootings
4 IEDs
1 Grenade
5 Suicide
   Bombers
   Killed
   Arrested
1 Suicide Car
   Bomber
  Arrested
7 Incidents
10 Killed
10 Civilians
1 Shooting
3 IEDs
2 Suicide
   Car
   Bombs
   Destroyed
5 Car
   Bombs
   Destroyed/
  Dismantled
2 Incidents
17 Killed
1 Civilian
16 ISF
35 Wounded
35 Civilians
1 Suicide
   Bomber
1 Suicide Car
   Bomber
   Arrested
Babil
3 Incidents
2 Killed
1 Hashd
1 Civilian
10 Wounded
10 Hashd
1 IED
1 Suicide
   Bomber
1 Incident
2 Wounded
2 ISF
1 IED
1 Incident
2 Wounded
2 Civilians
1 Grenade
1 Incident
-
Baghdad
22 Incidents
11 Killed
1 Hashd
2 ISF
8 Civilians
36 Wounded
1 Hashd
3 ISF
32 Civilians
3 Shootings
9 IEDs
2 Sticky
   Bombs
2 Suicide Car
   Bombs
   Destroyed
19 Incidents
15 Killed
15 Civilians
35 Wounded
3 ISF
32 Civilians
3 Shootings
7 IEDs
3 Sticky Bombs
2 Car Bombs
1 Suicide
   Bomber
   Killed
29 Incidents
42 Killed
2 Hashd
3 ISF
37 Civilians
63 Wounded
3 Hashd
8 ISF
52 Civilians
7 Shootings
15 IEDs
1 Sticky
   Bomb
3 Suicide
   Car Bombs
1 Car Bomb
1 Suicide
   Car
   Bomber
   Killed
1 Car Bomb
   Dismantled
18 Incidents
10 Killed
10 Civilians
33 Wounded
2 ISF
8 Hashd
23 Civilians
4 Shootings
22 IEDs
1 Sticky
   Bomb
7 Incidents
28 Killed
28 Civilians
127 Wounded
3 Hashd
124 Civilians
3 IEDs
2 Suicide Car
   Bombs
1 Mortar
1 Car Bomb
   Dismantled
Basra
3 Incidents
3 Killed
1 ISF
2 Civilians
1 Wounded
1 Civilian
2 Shootings
1 Mortar
2 Incidents
3 Killed
3 Civilians
2 Wounded
2 Civilians
1 Shooting
2 Incidents
18 Killed
3 ISF
15 Civilians
41 Wounded
3 ISF
38 Civilians
1 Shooting
1 Suicide
   Car Bomb
1 Suicide
   Car
   Bomber
   Killed
1 Incident
1 IED
1 Incident
1 Sound Bomb
Diyala
7 Incidents
2 Killed
1 Hashd
1 Civilian
3 Wounded
3 Hashd
4 Shootings
3 IEDs
3 Car Bombs
   Destroyed
9 Incidents
5 Killed
2 Civilians
3 ISF
3 Wounded
1 ISF
2 Hashd
4 Shootings
5 IEDs
1 Sticky Bomb
13 Incidents
2 Killed
1 ISF
1 Civilian
7 Wounded
3 Civilians
4 ISF
2 Shootings
9 IEDs
2 Mortars
3 Car Bombs
   Destroyed/
   Dismantled
9 Incidents
15 Killed
3 Civilians
12 ISF
29 Wounded
11 ISF
18 Civilians
3 Shootings
2 IEDs
1 Suicide
   Bomber
1 Mortar
5 Suicide
   Bombers
   Killed
6 Incidents
8 Killed
1 ISF
3 Civilians
4 Hashd
11 Wounded
2 Hashd
3 ISF
6 Civilians
3 Shootings
2 IEDs
1 Sticky Bomb
Dohuk
1 Incident
1 Killed
1 Civilian
7 Wounded
7 Civilians
1 Turkish
   Air Strike
-
1 Incident
2 Killed
2 Civilians
1 Turkish
   Air Strike
-
-
Kirkuk
5 Incidents
10 Killed
2 Peshmerga
8 Civilians
7 Wounded
7 Peshmerga
3 Shootings
1 IED
2 Suicide
   Bombers
8 Incidents
38 Killed
1 ISF
37 Civilians
3 Wounded
1 Peshmerga
2 Civilians
5 Shootings
1 Mortar
1 Incident
1 Killed
1 Civilian
1 Shooting
2 Incidents
18 Killed
18 Civilians
1 Shooting
5 Incidents
5 Killed
1 Civilian
4 ISF
8 Wounded
2 Civilians
6 ISF
3 Shootings
1 IED
KRG
-
-
-
1 Incident
13 Killed
13 PKK
1 Turkish
   Air Strike
1 Incident
2 Killed
2 Civilians
4 Wounded
4 Civilians
1 Turkish
   Air Strike
Muthanna
-
-
1 Incident
5 Car Bombs
   Destroyed


Ninewa
50 Incidents
332 Killed
31 ISF
301 Civilians
354 Wounded
6 ISF
348 Civilians
7 Shootings
1 Suicide
   Bomber
4 Suicide Car
   Bombs
1 Car Bomb
2 Rockets
7 Mortars
18 Suicide
   Bombers
   Killed
5 Suicide Car
   Bombs
   Destroyed
57 Car Bombs
   Destroyed
51 Incidents
509 Killed
3 Hashd
7 ISF
499 Civilians
309 Wounded
13 ISF
296 Civilians
8 Shootings
5 IEDs
1 Rockets
6 Mortars
25 Suicide
   Bombers
   Killed
5 Suicide Car
   Bombs
   Destroyed
69 Car Bombs
   Destroyed
61 Incidents
241 Killed
8 Hashd
49 ISF
184 Civilians
68 Wounded
1 Hashd
25 ISF
42 Civilians
11 Shootings
1 IED
2 Suicide
   Bombers
8 Suicide
   Car Bombs
4 Mortars
15 Suicide
   Bombers
   Killed
1 Suicide
   Car Bomb
   Destroyed
73 Car
   Bombs
   Destroyed
61 Incidents
356 Killed
1 IRGC
13 Hashd
15 ISF
327 Civilians
82 Wounded
9 Hashd
73 Civilians
14 Shootings
2 IEDs
4 Suicide
   Bombers
2 Suicide
   Motorcycle
   Bombs
1 Suicide
   Car Bomb
7 Car Bombs
2 Mortars
22 Suicide
   Bombers
   Killed
1 Suicide
   Car Bomb
   Destroyed
63 Car
   Bombs
   Destroyed
45 Incidents
153 Killed
1 Hashd
21 ISF
131 Civilians
44 Wounded
22 ISF
22 Civilians
7 Shootings
1 IED
4 Suicide
   Bombers
1 Suicide
   Car Bomb
3 Car Bombs
16 Suicide
   Bombers
   Killed
48 Car Bombs
   Destroyed
Salahaddin
6 Incidents
3 Killed
1 Peshmerga
2 ISF
5 Wounded
2 Peshmerga
3 Hashd
4 Shootings
1 IED
2 Suicide
   Bombers
3 Suicide
   Bombers
   Killed
7 Incidents
4 Killed
4 Civilians
1 Wounded
1 Peshmerga
5 Shootings
1 Mortar
9 Incidents
44 Killed
19 Hashd
25 Civilians
28 Wounded
13 Civilians
15 Peshmerga
7 Shootings
1 iED
1 Suicide
   Bomber
5 Incidents
5 Killed
5 Civilians
6 Wounded
6 Peshmerga
2 Shootings
1 IED
1 Rockets
2 Suicide
   Bombers
   Killed
2 Incidents
1 Killed
1 Civilian
7 Wounded
7 Civilians
2 Shootings
1 Drone
   Strike

Violence By Province May 2017
Province
Violence
Anbar
43 Incidents
99 Killed; 2 Sahwa, 36 ISF, 61 Civilians
121 Wounded; 3 Sahwa, 22 ISF, 96 Civilians
10 Shootings
15 IEDs
2 Suicide Bombers
1 Suicide Car Bomb
1 Mortar
1 Rockets
1 Grenade
9 Suicide Bombers Killed/Arrested
5 Suicide Car Bombers Arrested
9 Car Bombs Destroyed/Dismantled
Babil
6 Incidents
2 Killed; 1 Hashd, 1 Civilian
14 Wounded: 2 ISF, 2 Civilians, 10 Hashd
2 IEDs
1 Suicide Bomber
1 Grenade
Baghdad
95 Incidents
106 Killed; 3 Hashd, 5 ISF, 98 Civilians
294 Wounded: 15 Hashd, 16 ISF, 263 Civilians
17 Shootings
56 IEDs
7 Sticky Bombs
1 Sound Bob
5 Suicide Car Bombs
3 Car Bombs
1 Mortar
1 Suicide Bomber Killed
3 Suicide Car Bombs Destroyed
2 Car Bombs Dismantled
Basra
9 Incidents
24 Killed: 4 ISF, 20 Civilians
44 Wounded: 3 ISF, 41 Civilians
4 Shootings
1 IED
1 Sound Bomb
1 Suicide Car Bomb
1 Mortar
1 Suicide Car Bomber Killed
Diyala
44 Incidents
32 Killed: 5 Hashd, 10 Civilians, 17 ISF
53 Wounded: 7 Hashd, 19 ISF, 27 Civilians
16 Shootings
21 IEDs
2 Sticky Bombs
1 Suicide Bomber
3 Mortars
5 Suicide Bombers Killed
6 Car Bombs Destroyed
Dohuk
2 Incidents
3 Killed: 3 Civilians
7 Wounded: 7 Civilians
2 Turkish Air Strikes
Kirkuk
21 Incidents
72 Killed: 2 Peshmerga, 5 ISF, 65 Civilians
18 Wounded: 4 Civilians, 6 ISF, 8 Peshmerga
13 Shootings
2 IEDs
2 Suicide Bombers
1 Mortar
KRG
2 Incidents
15 Killed: 2 Civilians, 13 PKK
4 Wounded: 4 Civilians
2 Turkish Air Strikes
Muthanna
1 Incident
5 Car Bombs Destroyed
Ninewa
268 Incidents
1,591 Killed: 1 IRGC, 25 Hashd, 123 ISF, 1,442 Civilians
857 Wounded: 10 Hashd, 66 ISF, 781 Civilians
47 Shootings
9 IEDs
11 Suicide Bombers
2 Suicide Motorcycle Bombs
14 Suicide Car Bombs
11 Car Bombs
3 Rockets
19 Mortars
96 Suicide Bombers Killed
12 Suicide Car Bombs Destroyed
310 Car Bombs Destroyed
Salahaddin
29 Incidents
57 Killed: 1 Peshmerga, 2 ISF, 19 Hashd, 35 Civilians
47 Wounded: 3 Hashd, 20 Civilians, 24 Peshmerga
20 Shootings
3 IEDs
3 Suicide Bombers
1 Mortar
1 Rockets
1 Drone Strike
5 Suicide Bombers Killed

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