Thursday, October 25, 2007

Enemy Casualty Lists: Week 43

Today, we lack metrics to know if we are winning or losing the global war on terror. Are we capturing, killing or deterring and dissuading more terrorists every day than the madrassas and the radical clerics are recruiting, training and deploying against us?
-October, 2003, SecDef RumsfeldNajef Police Graduation, October 25th


Counted Enemy Casualties, IRAQ
Counted Captured: 264; Killed: 85; High-value: 2
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Five al Qaeda operatives were killed and 11 arrested in raids in central and northern Iraq.
Thursday, October 18, 2007: Captured: 25; Killed: 3
Iraqi police killed three al Qaeda fighters and captured 10 north of Fallujah. Fifteen al Qaeda operatives were captured in raids throughout Iraq. US forces uncovered a large EFP cache in Northern Babil province. US forces are conducting operations to clear al Qaeda in Miqdadiyah.
Friday, October 19, 2007: Captured: 10; Killed: 5
Coalition special operations forces killed five al Qaeda and captured two in raids across the country. US troops captured six IED emplacers in northern Babil and captured two insurgents in Mahmudiyah ['triangle of death' area, South of Baghdad]. Iraqi forces captured two IED facilitators in Anbar and Bahgdad.
Saturday, October 20, 2007: Captured: 49; High value: 1
Iraqi forces captured 34 al Qaeda operatives in Baghdad, while three police were killed and nine wounded. US forces killed Thamir Aziz Abbas Ashuri, an al Qaeda leader of an IED cell of 250 terrorists in the Baqubah area. Eleven al Qaeda suspects were captured in raids in central Iraq. US forces captured an 11-man al Qaeda cell near Salman Pak, while four militia leaders were captured in Iskandariyah. Over 41,000 pounds of explosives were seized in a raid in Salahadin.
Sunday, October 21, 2007: Captured: 46; Killed: 4; High value: 1
Daoud Ouhnane, one of the masterminds behind the Madrid train bombings in 2004, was reported killed in Iraq in late 2006. Coalition forces killed four wanted al Qaeda operatives and detained 11. US troops captured seven insurgents in Adwaniyah. Police captured 35 Shia insurgents suspected of firing Katyusha rockets in Karbala.
Monday, October 22, 2007: Captured: 2; Killed: 67
Over 60 were killed in clashes between the Islamic Army and al Qaeda in Khannasa. Two Mahdi Army terror cell leaders were captured in New Baghdad, and one cell member was killed. Six Mahdi Army fighters and one policeman were killed during fighting in Karbala.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007: Captured: 52; Killed: 3
Two al Qaeda operatives were killed and 38 captured during a series of raids over the past several days. A US helicopter attack on an IED cell in Samara resulted in at least six civilians and one insurgent killed. Forty-six insurgents were captured during two raids in Kirkuk.
src Bill Roggio - Read - Support


Counted Enemy Casualties, Afghanistan
Counted Captured: 5; Killed: 88; High-value: 0
Friday, October 19, 2007; Killed: 4
ZabulFour Taliban were captured in the Shajoy district of Zabul.
Saturday, October 20, 2007; Killed: 16
HelmandNATO and Afghan forces killed over 12 Taliban during a firefight in the Musa Qala Wadi region of Helmand Province. Afgan police killed four Taliban in Logar province.
Sunday, October 21, 2007; Killed: 56
Helmand; KunarAfghan and NATO forces killed over three dozen Taliban during fighting in the Musa Qala Wadi region of Helmand province. US forces killed 20 Taliban during a battle in the Korengal Valley in Kunar province on the border with Pakistan; three civilians were killed and eight wounded during the battle.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007: Captured: 5; Killed: 12
Kandahar; WardakTwelve Taliban were killed in Wardak province and five were captured in Kandahar province.
src Bill Roggio - Read - Support

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