Monday, December 5, 2022

Violence In Iraq At An All-Time Low  


Violence in Iraq remains at an all-time low. In November there were only 23 security incidents reported. That was the same amount as October. Those were the lowest monthly totals since 2003.

 

All 23 incidents were done by the Islamic State. They took place in Babil (2), Baghdad (1), Diyala (10), Kirkuk (1), Ninewa (2), Salahaddin (6), and Sulaymaniya (1).

 

They led to 10 killed made up of 3 civilians, 3 Hashd al-Shaabi, and 4 members of the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) and 28 wounded consisting of 3 civilians and 25 Hashd. Diyala had 20 casualties, while the other provinces were in single digits.

 

Of the 23 incidents only 3 were offensive. The rest were aimed at keeping people out of IS areas. These are all in rural, mountainous, and desert regions of the country. Those are the only places where the Islamic State is operating now showing how marginalized it is. The group is barely holding on and is having no real impact upon Iraq anymore.

 

Security Incidents In Iraq By Province

Province

Nov 1-7

Nov 8-14

Nov 15-21

Nov 22-28

Nov 29-30

Totals

Babil

2

-

-

-

-

2

Baghdad

-

1

-

-

-

1

Diyala

2

1

6

1

-

10

Kirkuk

-

-

1

-

-

1

Ninewa

-

1

1

-

-

2

Salahaddin

2

3

-

1

-

6

Sulaymaniya

1

-

-

-

-

1

TOTAL

7

6

8

2

-

23

 

Casualties In Iraq By Province

Province

Nov 1-7

Nov 8-14

Nov 15-21

Nov 22-28

Nov 29-30

Totals

Babil

3 (3W)

-

-

-

-

3 (3W)

Diyala

1 (1K)

1 (1K)

18 (3K, 15W)

-

-

20 (5K 15W)

Kirkuk

-

-

4 (4K)

-

-

4 (4K)

Ninewa

-

1 (1W)

2 (2W)

-

-

3 (3W)

Salahaddin

-

7 (7W)

-

1

-

8 (1K, 7W)

TOTAL

4 (1K, 3W)

9 (1K, 8W)

24 (7K, 17W)

1 (1K)

-

38 (10K 28W)

 

Security In Iraq 2022

Week

Security

Incidents

(Total/By IS)

Dead

(Total/By IS)

Wounded

(Total/By IS)

Jan 1-7

18/9

3

4

Jan 8-14

35/21

3

18

Jan 15-21

12/5

17

12

Jan 22-28

16/3

8

19

Jan 29-31

6/2

2

6

JAN

87/41

33

59

Feb 1-7

11/3

1

10

Feb 8-14

14/6

8

3

Feb 15-21

9/1

-

11

Feb 22-28

8/4

1

5

FEB

42/14

10

29

Mar 1-7

7/3

1

-

Mar 8-14

18/3/1

6

5

Mar 15-21

10/4

5

6

Mar 22-28

6/1

7

4

Mar 29-31

4/1

-

5

MAR

46/12/1

19

21

Apr 1-7

16/8

-

6

Apr 8-14

21/7

8

25

Apr 15-21

22/2

10

22

Apr 22-28

44/4

14

44

Apr 29-30

6/1

2

6

APR

111/22

34

103

May 1-7

31/3

8

25

May 8-14

9/2

2

7

May 15-21

18/6

10

6

May 22-28

13/1

21

11

May 29-31

2/1

-

2

MAY

73/13

41

51

Jun 1-7

6/2

-

8

Jun 8-14

12/4

1

9

Jun 15-21

10/2

5

2

Jun 22-28

12/6

1

14

Jun 29-30

-

-

-

JUN

40/14

7

33

Jul 1-7

7/1

6

11

Jul 8-14

3

-

2

Jul 15-21

11/2

14

16

Jul 22-28

18/7

9

21

Jul 29-31

4

4

4

JUL

43/6

33

54

Aug 1-7

9/1

6

15

Aug 8-14

14

2

14

Aug 15-21

7/2

-

6

Aug 22-28

23/4

14

15

Aug 29-31

4

2

4

AUG

57/7/1

24

54

Sep 1-7

11/1

3

20

Sep 8-14

5

-

12

Sep 15-21

12

4

14

Sep 22-28

10/2 M

2

16

Sep 29-30

3/1 M

-

2

SEP

41/1/3 M

9

64

Oct 1-7

9/2 M

6

16

Oct 8-14

8/2/1 M

5

19

Oct 15-21

6

4

7

Oct 22-28

3

2

1

Oct 29-31

2

-

2

OCT

28/2/3 M

17

45

Nov 1-7

7

1

3

Nov 8-14

6

1

8

Nov 15-21

8

7

17

Nov 22-28

2

1

-

Nov 29-30

-

-

-

NOV

23

10

28

 

Violence By Province Nov 2022

Province

Violence

2018 Avg

2019 Avg

2020 Avg

2021 Avg

2022 Avg

Anbar

-

12.6 incidents/

month

8.6 incidents/ month

7.0 incidents/ month

4.6 incidents/ month

2.1 incidents/month

Babil

2 Incidents

3 Wounded

3 Hashd

 

1 IED

1 Sticky Bomb

4.0 incidents/month

3.0 incidents/month

2.75 incidents/month

2.5 incidents/month

1.8 incidents/month

Baghdad

1 Incident

 

1 Shooting

33.0 incidents/month

11.6 incidents/month

7.3 incidents/month

5.6 incidents/ month

3.5 incidents/month

Diyala

10 Incidents

5 Killed

2 Hashd

3 Civilians

15 Wounded

15 Hashd

 

6 Shootings

3 IEDs

34.5 incidents/month

30.0 incidents/month

30.6 incidents/month

23.2 incidents/month

13.0 incidents/month

Kirkuk

1 Incident

4 Killed

4 ISF

 

1 Shooting

36.5 incidents/month

18.6 incidents/month

13.9 incidents/month

11.6 incidents/month

8.3 incidents/month

Ninewa

2 Incidents

3 Wounded

3 Civilians

 

2 IEDs

20.0 incidents/month

14.0 incidents/month

10.6 incidents/month

8.4 incidents/month

5.8 incidents/month

Salahaddin

6 Incidents

1 Killed

1 Hashd

7 Wounded

7 Hashd

 

3 Shootings

2 IEDs

21.7 incidents/month

10.6 incidents/month

11.2 incidents/month

11.5 incidents/month

5.7 incidents/month

Sulaymaniya

1 Incident

 

1 Shooting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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