Friday, January 25, 2008

Weekly Casualty Lists: Week 4, Year A+7

WEEKLY CASUALTY LIST: MNF-IRAQ

-------Name, AgeSrv BranchHometown

Rank, Unit

Location; Circumstance of Death

Michael R. Sturdivant, 20U.S. ArmyConway, AR
Sergeant, 431st Civil Affairs BN, U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne)
Kirkuk; 22-Jan-08; Non-hostile - vehicle accident

Justin R. Whiting, 27U.S. ArmyHancock, NY
Staff Sergeant, 3rd BN, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Mosul; 19-Jan-08; Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack

James M. Gluff, 20U.S. MarineTunnel Hill, GA
Lance Corporal, 1st BN, 8th Marine Reg, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Al Anbar Province; 19-Jan-08; Hostile - hostile fire

Richard B. Burress, 25U.S. ArmyNaples, FL
Specialist, 1st BN, 30th Infantry Reg, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division
Arab Jabour; 19-Jan-08; Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack

Jon M. Schoolcraft Iii, 26U.S. ArmyWapakoneta, OH
Specialist, 1st BN, 27th Infantry Reg, 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
Taji; 19-Jan-08; Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack

WEEKLY CASUALTY LIST: ISAF-AFGHANISTAN

------Name, AgeSrv BranchCountry

Rank, Unit

Location; Circumstance of Death
√Čtienne Gonthier, 21Canadian Armyn.a.-Canada
Corporal, 5th Combat Engineer Regiment
Panjwayi District (Kandahar Province); 23-Jan-08; Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Darryl Gardiner, 25British ArmySalisbury-UK
Corporal,
Musa Quala; 20-Jan-08; Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack

WEEKLY CASUALTY LIST: IRAQI CIVILIAN, counted by large event

Counted Civilian Casualties: 158 this week; 98 last week; 271 prior week.
Counted bodies found: 34 this week; 38 last week; 71 prior week.
Wednesday 23 January: 49 dead
Afghanistan:The Taliban killed two truck drivers, wounded two, and torched 13 trucks belonging to a road construction company in the Girshk district in Helmand. President Karzai said the Afghan war threatens to spread throughout the region.
Baghdad: gunmen kill the head of dentistry at Baghdad university; 4 bodies.
Ninewa
Mosul: 37 die in explosion that brings down building.
Kirkuk
Dibis: car bomb kills 7, including a child.
Tuesday 22 January: 21 dead
Baghdad: roadside bomb kills 1; 3 bodies.
Diyala
Baquba: suicide bomber blows himself up in school, kills 1; gunmen kill man near clinic.
Buhriz: 7 bodies of men belonging to the same family are found.
Ninewa
Shirqat: gunmen kill police chief's bodyguard.
Mosul: gunmen kill university professor; body found.
Basra
Basra: gunmen kill policeman.
Kirkuk
Bardi Bridge: body found.
Wassit
Hilla: 2 bodies found.
Maysan
Amara: child killed in missile explosion.
Monday 21 January: 39 dead
Baghdad: man killed by US forces in the course of a raid, Amil; 7 bodies.
Salahuddin
Hajaj: suicide bomber blows up 17 people at funeral, in village near Baiji.
Samarra: explosion near car kills 2.
Ninewa
Qaiyara: car bomb kills 2.
Mosul: US air strike kills 2 policemen; 2 bodies.
Sulaimaniya
Kalar: gunmen attack house, kill mother and 13-year-old daughter.
Anbar
Falluja: gunmen attack police patrol, kill 4 Awakening members.
Sunday 20 January: 17 dead
Afghanistan:The Taliban assassinated the provincial head of Afghanistan's National Reconciliation Commission in Zabul. Taliban attacks in Helmand, Kandahar, and Zabul provinces claimed 12 lives.
Baghdad: roadside bomb kills 1, Zayouna; 2 bodies.
Diyala
Saad Camp: roadside bomb kills 2.
Muqdadiya: man is killed by gunmen.
Baquba: 2 children die in bomb explosion by their house; gunmen kill Awakening member.
Anbar
Falluja: teenage suicide bomber kills 6 at Awakening feast.
Kirkuk
Hawija: tribesman dies in drive-by shooting.
Salahuddin
Samarra: gunmen kill former Baath member.
Saturday 19 January: 32 dead
Baghdad: roadside bomb kills 2 in restaurant, Sadr City; 2 bodies.
Anbar
Ramadi: suicide bombers kill 6 policemen.
Falluja: 2 bodies.
Salahuddin
Balad: mortars target Ashura pilgrims, kill 5, including 2 children.
Ninewa
Tal Afar: rocket kills 7 at Ashura gathering.
Mosul: bomb explosion kills woman.
Kirkuk
Kirkuk: bomb under pile of rubbish kills 2.
Diyala
Wajihiya: roadside bomb targeting governor's convoy kills 3 bodyguards.
Dhi Qar
Nasiriya: 2 policemen killed in clashes.
Friday 18 January: 37 dead
Baghdad: roadside bomb kills woman and child, Ur; 2 bodies.
Basra
Basra: 7 killed in clashes, most of them policemen; sniper kills doctor.
Dhi Qar
Nasiriya: 16, including 2 children, killed in clashes with Soldiers of Heaven cult during Ashura festival.
Diyala
Buhruz: 2 policemen die in booby-trapped house.
Wajihiya: 2 policemen are killed in clashes.
Baquba: 2 children die in booby-trapped house.
Shirween: 3 bodies.
Thursday 17 January: 36 dead
Baghdad: 3 bodies.
Diyala
Baquba: suicide bomber kills 11 outside Shia mosque.
Diyala River Valley: US forces kill 3 (2 women and 1 man) during raid.
Jalawla: US and Iraqi forces kill 7 during overnight raid -5 of them a family of Kurds living in Shaykh Bawa village. When the family did not open their door out of fear, the forces broke down the door and opened fire.
Ninewa
Mosul: car bomb kills policeman; gunmen kill another civilian and another policeman; roadside bomb kills 2; another roadside bomb kills 3; car bomb outside church kills 1.
Basra
Basra: gunmen kill policeman.
Salahuddin
Policeman killed during clashes.
Tikrit: gunmen kill policeman.

WEEKLY CASUALTY LIST: JOURNALISTS IN IRAQ

NameDate
Circumstances
None counted this week.

src: MNF-I, MNF-A, journalists from icasualties.org; Iraqi Civiilan: iraqbodycount.org; Afghan events from Bill Roggio, other sources

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