Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Weekly Casualty Lists: Week 41

Groups: MFN-Iraq, MNF-Afghan, Iraqi Civilian Casualties Count, Journalists (Iraq)

August wounded: 558 [a new section for wounded forthcoming]

Personnel not on the military lists include some tragic casualties from Afghanistan. Steven Thomas (Tom) Stefani, A USDA forest service worker, was killed in a roadside blast. An Italian intelligence agent rescued in an operation on September 24, succumbed to the wounds from that op.


-------Name, AgeSrv BranchHometown

Rank, Unit

Location; Circumstance of Death

Jeremy W. Burris, 22U.S. MarineTacoma, WA
Lance Corporal, 1st BN, 4th Marine Reg, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
Al Anbar Province; 08-Oct-07; Hostile - hostile fire

Benjamin C. Dillon, 22U.S. ArmyRootstown, OH
Corporal, 3rd BN, 75th Ranger Reg
Nothern Iraq; 07-Oct-07; Hostile - hostile fire - small arms fire

Name Not Released YetU.S. Armyn.a.
Not reported yet, Multi-National Division - Baghdad
Baghdad (southern part); 06-Oct-07; Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack

Rachael L. Hugo, 24U.S. Army ReserveMadison, WI
Specialist, 303rd Military Police Company, 97th Military Police BN, 89th Military Polic
Bayji; 05-Oct-07; Hostile - hostile fire - IED, small arms fire

Joseph B. Milledge, 23U.S. ArmyPointblank, TX
Sergeant, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Reg, 1st Armored Division
Baghdad (southeast part); 05-Oct-07; Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack

Jason N. Marchand, 26U.S. ArmyGreenwood, WV
Specialist, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Reg, 1st Armored Division
Baghdad (southeast part); 05-Oct-07; Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack

Vincent G. Kamka, 23U.S. ArmyEverett, WA
Specialist, 1st BN, 505th Parachute Infantry Reg, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division
Baiji; 04-Oct-07; Non-hostile

Ricardo X. Rodriguez, 23U.S. ArmyArecibo, PR
Sergeant, 2nd Bn, 325th Airborne Infantry Reg, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Divisio
Bayji; 04-Oct-07; Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack

Avealalo Milo, 23U.S. ArmyHayward, CA
Specialist, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Reg, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division
Baghdad (southern part); 04-Oct-07; Hostile - hostile fire - small arms fire

Bartosz Orzechowski, 29Polish GovernmentZamosc-POL
Plutonowy, Government Protection Bureau (Biuro Ochrony Rzadu)
Baghdad; 03-Oct-07; Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack


------Name, AgeSrv BranchCountry

Rank, Unit

Location; Circumstance of Death
David Pearce, 41Australian ArmyLiverpool-Australia
Trooper, 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment
Oruzgan province; 08-Oct-07; Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Adam D. Quinn, 22U.S. ArmyOrange City, FL
Specialist, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 82nd Airborne Division
Bagram (Forward Operating Base Phoenix); 06-Oct-07; Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Alexis Roberts, 32British ArmyKent-UK
Major, 2nd BN (with 1st BN) The Royal Gurkha Rifles
Kandahar; 04-Oct-07; Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Lorenzo D'Auria, 33SISMICampania-Italy
Maresciallo Capo, Intelligence agency
Policlinico Militare del Celio (Rome); 04-Oct-07; Hostile - hostile fire - small arms fire


Counted Civilian Casualties: 259 this week; 489 last week; 345 prior week.
Counted bodies found: 54 this week; 53 last week; 119 prior week.
Tuesday 9 October: 77 dead
Afghanistan:As many as 250 people have been killed in recent days in fierce combat between Pakistani security forces and Islamic militants along the rugged Afghan border in some of the deadliest clashes in years, army officials said Tuesday.
Baghdad: bombs and shootings kill 31 people in Jisr Diyala, Shaab, al-Khilani mosque, al-Binook, Karrada, Zafaraniya, Saidiya, al-Jedidah, Talibiya, Dora and Ur. Among the victims 2 women shot dead by a security company convoy: 49-year-old Marony Ohanis, a widow raising her 3 daughters by driving a taxi, and 30-year-old Geneva Jalal Entranic, a friend and passenger. 2 children were riding in the back, one of whom was shot in the arm. Among the Baghdad victims also a man shot dead with his sons as they step out of their house. 8 bodies.
Baiji: two suicide car bombers kill 22. The targets: the Baiji police commander and tribal chiefs fighting al-Qaeda. Among those killed 3 children.
Tuz Khurmato: a bomb outside a house kills 2 children from the same family.
Qassim: 3 bodies.
Hawija: 2 bodies.
Basra: 2 bodies -husband and wife.
Mosul: 2 bodies.
Monday 8 October: 36 dead
Afghanistan:A suicide bomber wounded three civilians in Lashkar Gah
Baghdad: bomb attacks in al-Arasat, Kamaliya and Sinaa st. 7 dead; 7 bodies.
Tikrit: suicide car bomber kills 3 policemen at police checkpoint.
Dijla: suicide car bomber kills 14 outside police station.
Hawija: roadside bomb kills policeman.
Amara: law professor's body found tortured and shot 2 days after his abduction.
Sunday 7 October: 22 dead
Baghdad: 11 die in bombings in Dora, Baladiyat, Salhiya; 6 bodies.
Mosul: 2 paramedics killed by US forces inside ambulance.
Mussayab: 2 bodies pulled out of the Euphrates.
Babil: body found.
Saturday 6 October: 11 dead
Afghanistan:A suicide car bomb attack killed four Afghan civilians and one US soldier in Kabul today. This is the third suicide attack inside Kabul in eight days.
Baghdad: mortars kill 1, Madaen; 5 bodies.
Kirkuk: car bomb kills civilian; gunmen kill policeman, west of Kirkuk.
Mahaweel: gunmen kill policeman.
Iskandariya: beheaded body found.
Mussayab: young student's body found, bound and tortured.
Friday 5 October: 33 dead
Afghanistan:A group of civilians, including several men, a woman and a child, were killed in a raid by Afghan and U.S.-led coalition forces on a compound used by militants in eastern Afghanistan, the American military said.
Baghdad: 4 bodies.
Kifil: 2 bodies.
Basra: lecturer is shot dead.
Kirkuk: civilian killed in bomb explosion.
Jizani al-Imam: 25 reported killed (7 of them children) in US raid on village.
Thursday 4 October: 51 dead
Baghdad: 10 killed in bomb attacks and shootings in Zafaraniya, Waziriya, Wihda and Ur; 8 bodies.
Iskandariya: Abbas al-Khafaji, member of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council and Deputy Governor of Iskandariya, is killed with 5 of his guards after the explosion of a roadside bomb; 1 body found.
Riga: Sheikh Muawiya Jebara, senior member of the Salahuddin Awakening Council, and 5 of his guards are killed by roadside bomb.
Tal Afar: car bomb kills 3 in market.
Shirqat: gunmen kill 3 policemen.
Dawr: gunmen kill 2 policemen.
Samarra: 2 policemen are killed during clashes with insurgents.
Arbil: body of young woman found.
Hilla: body found.
Samarra: policeman' body found, following his abduction.
Abu Lukah: 3 members of Northern Babil Awakening Council ( a group of Iraqis who have turned against extremists) shot dead by US forces near checkpoint. Five council members were guarding a deserted road into their village at about 2 a.m. when U.S. troops fired on them from a watchtower at a nearby military base. Three guards were killed, another was wounded and the fifth man fled on foot.
Wednesday 3 October: 29 dead
Baghdad: roadside bombs targeting the Polish Ambassador's convoy kill 2 Iraqis -a shopkeeper and a taxi driver who jumps out of his vehicle after the blast and is shot by Polish convoy guards; car bomb kills 2, Fadhil; 6 bodies.
Ifach: local council member is shot dead.
Baquba: 3 killed in clashes; 3 killed by mortars.
Kirkuk: roadside bomb kills policeman; 2 bodies found burnt.
Samarra: 3 killed by mortars.


None this week

src: MNF-I, MNF-A, journalists from; Iraqi Civiilan:; Afghan events from Bill Roggio, other sources
note: some weekly events from Afghanistan are now collated, but those killed are not yet added to the weekly counts.

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