Dead Terrorist Counter
Iraq: 3579
Afghanistan: 4815
Total Dead: 8394
All the kills since al-Zarqawi assumed room-temperature

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11 2007-10-23 1 (Coalition Forces engage enemy ) A suspected insurgent and improvised explosive device cell member was identified among the killed in an engagement between Coalition Forces and suspected IED emplacers just north of Samarra Oct 23. During the engagement, insurgents used a nearby house as a safe haven to re-engage coalition aircraft.  A known member of an IED cell was among the 11 killed during the multiple engagements.  facts
5 2007-10-23 2 (Several militants, one child killed, four children wounded in Zabul Province) While conducting an operation to disrupt extremist activities in Zabul Province today, Coalition forces were attacked by militants resulting in the death of several militants and one child and the wounding of four children. While performing a search of the area, Coalition forces came under small-arms fire from militants in the area. Coalition forces returned fire, killing five militants. facts
1 2007-10-22 1 9Coalition forces disrupt al-Qaeda networks; one terrorist killed, 28 detained) Coalition forces killed one terrorist and detained 28 suspects during operations Monday and Tuesday to disrupt terrorist networks in central and northern parts of Iraq. The ground force detained one of the individuals who was armed with a pistol, ammunition and a military-style assault vest, while the other individual continued to evade the ground force. Perceiving hostile intent, supporting aircraft engaged, wounding the suspect. The individual was immediately transported to a military medical facility for treatment and died at the hospital. facts
1 2007-10-22 1 (Attack aviation crews engage extremists placing roadside bomb ) Multi-National Division-Baghdad attack helicopter crews killed one extremist and injured five Oct. 22 in a northern section of the Iraqi capital after the insurgents were observed trying to place a roadside bomb. The Apache helicopter crews from the 1st “Attack” Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, worked with the ground forces from 2nd SCR to gain positive identification of the extremists placing the roadside bomb. After being cleared to fire by the ground unit, the Apache crews engaged the emplacers, killing one and injuring five. facts
1 2007-10-21 1 (Iraqi Special Operations Forces detain two suspected terrorist operatives, kill one) Iraqi Special Operation Forces, advised by U.S. Special Forces, detained two officials of Jaysh al-Mahdi’s al Habibiyah Office, who are accused of conducting criminal activity despite Muqtada al-Sadr’s request to cease such activity. The individuals were detained during an intelligence-driven raid Oct. 21 in New Baghdad. While approaching the target house, the assault force was confronted by an individual who exhibited hostile intent with an AK-47 assault rifle.  In response to the threat, the assault force engaged the terrorist, killing him. facts
49 2007-10-21 1 (Coalition forces target Special Groups member, kill 6 criminals) In an intelligence driven operation this morning in Sadr City, Coalition forces were engaged in a firefight that resulted in the killing of an estimated six criminals. Upon arrival, the ground force began to clear a series of buildings in the target area when they were engaged by machine gun fire and rocket propelled grenades from adjacent structures. Supporting aircraft was called in to suppress the enemy fire, killing an estimated 10 criminals. All total, Collation forces estimate that 49 criminals were killed in three separate engagements during this operation. Ground forces reported they were unaware of any innocent civilians being killed as a result of this operation. facts
2 2007-10-21 2 (Two militants killed in fire fight with Coalition forces) Two militants were killed in a fire fight with Coalition forces today in Konar Province. “Militant extremists opened fire on Coalition forces operating in the Berkani District,” said Maj. Chris Belcher, Combined Joint Task Force 82 spokesperson.  “Coalition forces returned fire killing two militants in the process.  The remaining militants broke off the attack and fled the area.” facts
1 2007-10-21 1 (Coalition forces disrupt al-Qaeda networks; one terrorist killed, 10 detained) Coalition forces killed one terrorist and detained 10 suspects during operations Oct. 20-22 to disrupt terrorist networks in central and northern parts of Iraq. As Coalition forces continued searching the area Sunday, they were engaged by three armed men.  The ground force returned fire killing one and wounding another, who was subsequently detained along with the third man, who surrendered.  facts
1 2007-10-20 1 (Raids result in capture of suspected Al Qaeda leaders ) In a series of early morning raids Oct. 20, Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers killed one and captured several other individuals who are believed to be ranking members of Al Qaeda in Iraq terrorist cells operating in Doura, a southern district in the Iraqi capital. When the troops entered the target house, one of the individuals later identified as a high-value individual began to surrender but then pulled out a pistol and shot one of the Soldiers. The terrorist was killed in the subsequent exchange of small arms fire. facts
36 2007-10-20 2 (ANSF, Coalition forces defeat insurgents for second time in 2 days) Afghan National Security and Coalition forces engaged and killed nearly three dozen Taliban fighters in a second day of sustained fighting near the Musa Qaleh Wadi region of Helmand Province today. The Taliban continued attempting to reinforce their ambush positions for several hours. The Coalition used accurate small-arms, machine gun, mortar fire and precise close-air support to destroy Taliban fighters. facts
2 2007-10-19 1 (Polish helicopters engage extremists in Ad Diwaniyah) Two Polish helicopters from Multi-National Division – Central South provided key air support following an improvised explosive device and small-arms fire attack on Coalition Forces Oct. 19 in eastern Ad Diwaniyah. Upon arrival to the scene, the Quick Reaction Force engaged the target, killing two extremists. facts
1 2007-10-19 1 (Coalition forces positively identify terrorist killed in recent raid) A terrorist killed in Baqubah Friday has been positively identified as Thamir Aziz Abbas Ashuri. As the ground force cleared the target building, they discovered a woman in a room and directed her to get down. Aziz fired shots at the ground force from a corner of that room, they returned fire and killed him. The woman was not harmed during the engagement and one other suspect was detained. facts
5 2007-10-19 1 (Five terrorists killed, two suspects detained during Coalition operations) Coalition forces killed five terrorists and detained two suspects Friday during operations targeting al-Qaeda networks throughout Iraq. facts
13 2007-10-19 2 (ANSF, Coalition forces disrupt terrorist actions ) The combined ANSF and Coalition force was conducting a reconnaissance patrol in northern Helmand, when insurgents attacked them with small-arms and RPG fire. ANSF and Coalition forces immediately maneuvered and engaged the enemy with small-arms, close air support and artillery fire easily repelling the initial attack. Taliban forces attempted to reinforce their positions with additional fighters and weapons for several hours but were repeatedly neutralized by friendly forces. “I did it for the honor of my family and the honor of my country,” said Baresh, when he met with Col. Terry Ferrell, commander of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division. facts
2 2007-10-17 1 (Operation Greywolf Hammer II clears al-Suk, Muqdadiya ) During the five-day operation, ISF and CF Soldiers killed two unknown enemy forces and detained three others. facts
11 2007-10-15 1 (Coalition forces disrupt al-Qaeda seeking refuge: 11 killed, two detained) Coalition forces killed 11 terrorists and detained two suspects during an operation Oct. 15-18 near Samarra along the Tigris River Valley. facts
1 2007-10-14 1 (72-year-old concerned citizen takes down suicide bomber ) A 72-year-old man stopped a suspected suicide bomber from detonating himself at a checkpoint in Arab Jabour Oct. 14. Baresh, a tribal commissioner and member of the Arab Jabour Concerned Citizens program, said he ordered the man to lift his shirt - using training received from Coalition Forces - when he did not recognize him as a local villager. The suspect refused to lift his shirt.  Baresh repeated the command again, and the suspect exposed his suicide vest, running toward the checkpoint. Baresh opened fire which caused the vest to detonate, killing the suspect facts
3 2007-10-13 1 (Three terrorists killed, 20 detained during operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq) Coalition forces killed three terrorists Saturday while conducting an operation to deny sanctuary to al-Qaeda in Iraq and foreign terrorists Southwest of Samarra. During the course of operations, Coalition forces observed an individual, who emerged from the target area, get into a nearby boat and meet up with another boat carrying several individuals.  Coalition forces further observed the group beginning to transfer equipment and weapons.  Perceiving hostile intent, supporting aircraft engaged, killing three terrorists. facts
1 2007-10-13 1 (Coalition forces disrupt terrorist operations; one killed, 17 detained) During an operation in Mosul, Coalition forces targeted an individual (Abu Duha) believed to be an al-Qaeda in Iraq leader responsible for terrorist security in the city. As Coalition forces entered the target building, the wanted individual fired a pistol at the ground force. Responding in self-defense, Coalition forces engaged, killing the armed terrorist. facts
15 2007-10-10 1 (Update: Killed terrorists responsible for Imam’s assassination are positively identified) Three of the al-Qaeda in Iraq members killed in a Coalition air strike Wednesday following their assassination of a local Imam have been identified as Abu Rami, Ammar Fadhil Kadhim and Fadil Salman, who is also known as Abu Ra’ad. Supporting aircraft and ground forces engaged and killed 13 terrorists, and the nephew of the Iraqi targeted for assasination killed two more. facts
6 2007-10-08 1 (Six IED emplacers killed, planned attack disrupted) Coalition Force helicopters killed six enemy fighters attempting to plant an improvised explosive device Oct. 8 near a major road in east Mosul. “These enemy fighters were in the act of placing an IED when our helicopters positively identified them, killed them and maintained observation on the area until ground forces arrived and removed the device, saving countless Iraqi and Coalition lives,” said Maj. Roderick Cunningham, spokesperson for the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. facts
1 2007-10-08 1 (Iraqi Forces, U.S. Special Forces detained 11 suspected terrorists, kill one) During one operation, Iraqi Security Forces and Iraqi Army Soldiers detained 6 suspected insurgents while targeting terrorists in a village near Bi’aj, who are believed to be linked to the al-Qaeda in Iraq network in Sinjar. During the operation, one of the terrorists struggled and assaulted a Soldier as he was being detained. Responding to the threat, the forces engaged the terrorist, killing him. facts
9 2007-10-08 1 (Coalition forces kill nine terrorists; detain 21 suspects) Coalition forces killed nine terrorists and detained 21 suspects during operations Monday and Tuesday to disrupt al-Qaeda in Iraq networks operating in central and northern parts of the country. facts
5 2007-10-08 1 (Coalition forces target Special Groups member; five killed, three detained) Coalition forces killed five gunmen and detained three suspected Special Groups members early Monday in Eastern Baghdad during an operation conducted to assist in the local reconciliation efforts. facts
1 2007-10-07 1 (Iraqi Forces, U.S. Special Operations Forces dismantle terrorist cells, kill one insurgent ) During three separate operations Oct. 7, Iraqi Security Forces, with U.S. Special Operations Forces as advisers, detained 14 suspected terrorists and killed one insurgent throughout Iraq. facts
37 2007-10-07 1 (Coalition forces disrupt al-Qaeda operations in the Diyala River Valley) Coalition Forces killed an estimated 37 terrorists, detained 25 suspects and found several weapons caches during an operation Oct. 4-7 targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq safe havens in the Diyala River Valley. During the four-day operation, Coalition forces had numerous contacts with enemy personnel. In several of these engagements, the actions resulted from terrorists firing on ground forces, enemy personnel conducting surveillance activities on Coalition force positions, individuals attempting to unearth weapons caches, and individuals setting up mortar firing devices. facts
5 2007-10-06 1 (ISF, USSOF destroy explosive production facility; kill five following suicide-vest attack ) In two separate operations Oct. 6, Iraqi Security Forces, with U.S. Special Operations Forces as advisers, destroyed a homemade explosive production facility near Fallujah and killed five insurgents after a suicide-vest attack in Baghdad. facts
1 2007-10-06 1 (Coalition forces kill one terrorist, detain nine suspects) Coalition forces killed one terrorist and detained nine suspects during operations Saturday and Sunday to disrupt al-Qaeda in Iraq networks operating in central and northern parts of the country. facts
6 2007-10-06 1 (Six terrorists killed, 18 suspects detained in Coalition forces operations ) Coalition forces killed six terrorists and detained 18 suspects Saturday while conducting operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq in the northern and central parts of the country.  facts
25 2007-10-05 1 (Statement from Multi-National Force – Iraq: Coalition forces engaged terrorists near Baqubah ) Media have been reporting that the 25 individuals killed in an operation early Friday morning at a location near Baqubah were innocent civilians. This is not true. During an operation to locate a Special Groups leader believed to be associated with members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps – Quds Force, ground forces came under heavy fire from a large number of individuals. Air support was requested to suppress the threat, resulting in 25 terrorists killed. facts
12 2007-10-05 1 (Coalition forces target foreign terrorist facilitators: 12 killed, four detained) Coalition forces killed 12 terrorists and detained four suspects Friday while conducting operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq in the northern and central parts of the country.  facts
25 2007-10-05 1 (Coalition forces target Special Groups member, kill 25 terrorists) Coalition forces were engaged in a heavy firefight Friday morning, killing an estimated 25 criminals during operations west of Baqubah. Upon entering the target area, Coalition forces received heavy fire from a group of armed men fighting from defensive positions.  Responding in self-defense, the ground force returned fire. Enemy fire intensified and supporting aircraft were called in an attempt to suppress the threat. facts
5 2007-10-05 2 (Several militants killed in Paktika Province) Several anti-Coalition militants were killed by Afghan and Coalition Forces early this morning in Paktika Province during an operation to disrupt extremist activities in the area. “While conducting a search of a compound in Waza Khawa District, Taliban fighters opened fire and threw several grenades at Afghan and Coalition forces,” said Maj. Chris Belcher, a Combined Joint Task Force 82 spokesperson. “Afghan and Coalition forces countered the attack with a combination of small-arms fire and precision munitions strikes effectively neutralizing the threat to the team.” facts
8 2007-10-04 1 (4th Iraqi Army Division accomplishes independent assault) Iraqi Security Forces and Concerned Local Citizens, in response to local citizens’ tips, conducted a unilateral operation 15 miles southwest of Samarra in the early morning of Oct. 4. Several terrorists were killed, 27 hostages were rescued, and a sizable cache of weapons and equipment were discovered during the operation. facts
3 2007-10-03 1 (Ground, helicopters team to kill 3 extremists during raid) Attack helicopter pilots, supporting Soldiers from Company A, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, killed three extremists and wounded two others during an air assault into a suspected enemy sanctuary the night of Oct. 3 near Al-Bawi. facts
2 2007-10-03 1 (Iraqi Army Scouts, U.S. Special Forces detain five, kill two) Iraqi Army Scouts, with U.S. Special Forces as advisers, detained five and killed two suspected al Qaeda in Iraq terrorists during an early morning raid Oct. 3 near Balad.  facts
1 2007-10-03 1 (Coalition forces kill one terrorist, detain eight suspects ) Coalition forces killed one terrorist and detained eight suspects Wednesday and Thursday while conducting operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq in the northern and central parts of the country.  facts
1 2007-10-02 1 (Coalition forces disrupt al-Qaeda network: one killed, 10 detained) Coalition forces conducted a precision operation targeting associates of al-Qaeda in Iraq senior leaders in Kirkuk. When the ground force arrived at the target building, they called for the building's occupants to come out and an armed man emerged. Perceiving hostile intent, Coalition forces engaged and killed the armed terrorist. facts
4 2007-10-02 1 (Video Available: Al-Qaeda tries and fails to stand up to concerned citizens ) An al-Qaeda in Iraq effort to reestablish a position in the southern Baghdad province town of Hawr Rajab was repulsed when concerned local citizens engaged the terrorists with small-arms fire and called in U.S. forces for assistance Oct. 2. The U.S. Soldiers moved into town to find the concerned citizens already engaged in small-arms fire with AQI terrorists hiding in a boys’ school.  After the brief engagement, the terrorists were observed fleeing the scene in a blue truck. An air weapons team was called in to pursue the vehicle and later destroyed the truck and killed four terrorists. The engagement also destroyed two AK-47s and a 23 mm anti-aircraft machine gun in the back of the van. facts
4 2007-10-02 1 (Video Available: Al-Qaeda tries and fails to stand up to concerned citizens ) An al-Qaeda in Iraq effort to reestablish a position in the southern Baghdad province town of Hawr Rajab was repulsed when concerned local citizens engaged the terrorists with small-arms fire and called in U.S. forces for assistance Oct. 2. While two concerned citizens were wounded in fighting and treated at a nearby hospital, four enemy fighters were killed, an additional two wounded, and multiple insurgent weapons destroyed. U.S. forces detained one of the enemy wounded and transported the other for medical treatment at Camp Cropper. facts
3 2007-10-02 1 (Coalition forces disrupt al-Qaeda killing six terrorists, two suspects detained) Coalition forces killed six terrorists and detained two suspects during operations Monday and Tuesday targeting associates of al-Qaeda in Iraq in the central part of the country. That afternoon, surveillance elements witnessed three men emplacing several IEDs along a canal road. Again, perceiving hostile intent, Coalition forces called an air strike on the time-sensitive target, killing the three terrorists. facts
6 2007-10-02 1 (Coalition forces disrupt al-Qaeda killing six terrorists, two suspects detained) Coalition forces killed six terrorists and detained two suspects during operations Monday and Tuesday targeting associates of al-Qaeda in Iraq in the central part of the cou West of Balad Tuesday, Coalition forces conducted an operation targeting associates of an al-Qaeda in Iraq member believed to be the key communications link between senior leaders of al-Qaeda and al-Qaeda in Iraq.  When the ground force approached the target, they were engaged by an armed man who emerged from a vehicle. Responding in self-defense, Coalition forces returned fire, killing two terrorists, and igniting the vehicle. facts
7 2007-10-01 1 (Coalition forces disrupt al-Qaeda leadership: seven killed, 11 detained) Coalition forces killed seven terrorists and detained 11 suspects Sunday and Monday during operations to disrupt al-Qaeda in Iraq leadership in central and northern Iraq. facts
20 2007-10-01 2 (Afghan, Coalition forces kill 20 militants in Helmand Province) Approximately 20 anti-Coalition militants were killed early this morning in Helmand Province during an Afghan and Coalition forces operation to deter hostile activities in the area. Acting on credible intelligence sources, Afghan and Coalition forces made their way to Reeg District where extremist forces were hiding. During the course of operations, the combined force came under attack by anti-Coalition militants using automatic and small-arms weapons.  Precision munitions and small-arms fire were used to suppress the attacks, killing more than 20 combatants. facts
2 2007-10-01 2 (Two militants killed, one wounded in Zabul Province operation) Two militants were killed, one wounded and detained and six more detained by Afghan and Coalition forces early this morning in Zabul Province during an operation to disrupt extremist activities in the area.  facts
30 2007-10-01 2 (Taliban killed during failed ambush attempt in Uruzgan Province) The ANA-led force was conducting a combat patrol nine-kilometers (5.4 miles) northwest of Firebase Cobra in northwestern Uruzgan Province when more than 30 insurgents attacked the patrol. The insurgents employed small-arms, machine gun, RPG and mortar fire from multiple prepared fighting positions as the friendly patrol neared Sarsina Village. Elements of the 1st Brigade, 205th Afghan National Army Corps, advised by Coalition forces, defeated an insurgent ambush today as they conducted a combat patrol in Uruzgan Province. facts
5 2007-10-01 1 (Attack aviation crews kill roadside bombers) Multi-National Division-Baghdad attack helicopter crews engaged a vehicle carrying roadside bombers west of Baghdad Oct. 1. The Apache helicopter crews from the 4th “Guns” Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, received confirmation from the ground unit on the target vehicle and engaged it, destroying the vehicle and killing five insurgents. facts
7 2007-10-01 1 (Coalition forces disrupt al-Qaeda leadership: seven killed, 11 detained) Coalition forces killed seven terrorists and detained 11 suspects Sunday and Monday during operations to disrupt al-Qaeda in Iraq leadership in central and northern Iraq. facts
3 2007-09-30 1 (Iraqi Security Forces kill three al-Qaeda terrorists outside of Tikrit) Soldiers from 1st Brigade, 4th Iraqi Army Division and Iraqi policemen from the Emergency Response Unit in Tikrit, killed the three known al-Qaeda terrorists and captured four more. facts
20 2007-09-29 1 (1st CAV air assets engage, kill Al Qaeda extremists after receiving RPG, small arms fire) Multi-National Division-Baghdad air assets engaged more than 20 Al Qaeda insurgents approximately 28 kilometers northwest of Baghdad Sept. 29 after the insurgents fired a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) and small arms at the aircraft. The resulting firefight ended with more than 20 of the Al Qaeda cell members being killed and four of their vehicles being destroyed. facts
2 2007-09-29 1 (Coalition forces disrupt al-Qaeda network; two killed, 21 detained) In a village southwest of Samarra, Coalition forces conducted several coordinated operations Sunday targeting individuals believed to be close associates of an al-Qaeda in Iraq senior leader. As Coalition forces approached one of the target areas, an armed individual emerged and maneuvered toward a nearby palm grove. Perceiving a hostile threat, Coalition forces engaged the terrorist, killing him. As the ground force secured the area, another armed man emerged and maneuvered toward them. Responding in self-defense, Coalition forces engaged, killing him. facts
1 2007-09-29 1 (Coalition forces target al-Qaeda in Iraq: 1 killed, eight detained) Coalition forces conducted another operation targeting an associate of al-Tunisi west of Yusufiyah. When Coalition forces called to the target buildings’ occupants to come out, four individuals emerged and maneuvered toward a nearby palm grove. The ground force repeatedly called for the individuals to stop, but they refused to comply. Perceiving a hostile threat, Coalition forces engaged the terrorists, killing one and wounding another. facts
1 2007-09-28 1 (Iraqi Army, Coalition Forces conduct air assault vehicle interdiction) After the detonation, the driver of the vehicle was seen moving and reaching around his dish-dash displaying hostile intent and was engaged with direct fire and killed.  facts
5 2007-09-28 1 (Five terrorists killed, 19 suspects detained during operations targeting al-Qaeda) In another precision operation in Samarra Friday, Coalition forces were engaged by small arms fire when they approached a target building. The ground force continued to receive fire from the building and, responding in self-defense, called for close air support to defend against the enemy force, killing five terrorists. facts
3 2007-09-27 1 (Iraqi Army, U.S. Special Operations Forces detain 17 suspected terrorists, kill three armed insurgents) In another operation, an air weapons team supporting U.S. Special Operations Forces in the Diyala Province, near Dali Abbas village, killed three enemy combatants Sept. 27. Three individuals carrying weapons were observed by the air weapons team as they maneuvered toward a landing zone being used by U.S. Special Forces Soldiers. The air weapons team engaged the armed individuals, killing them. facts
1 2007-09-27 1 (Coalition forces capture suspected Special Groups members) Coalition forces killed one terrorist and detained two suspected Iraqi Special Groups members during an operation in northern Baghdad early Thursday. During the operation, Coalition forces discovered a suspected terrorist making threatening movements on top of a building. After repeated attempts to direct the man to discontinue his actions, the individual did not comply. Perceiving a hostile threat, the ground force engaged the terrorist, killing him. facts
2 2007-09-27 2 (2 militants killed, 4 detained in Helmand Province) Two militants were killed and four suspected militants were detained in an operation conducted by Afghan and Coalition forces today in Helmand Province. During the course of the operation two individuals who posed a threat to the combined forces were killed. facts
1 2007-09-27 1 (Iraqi Security Forces kill foreign fighter near Salman Pak) Iraqi policemen from the 1st Brigade, 1st National Police Division killed a foreign fighter from Yemen Sept. 27 southwest of Salman Pak. The Yemenese-born fighter, Abu Muhammad Al-Yameni, was armed with a PKC machine gun and grenades at the time of his death.  facts
3 2007-09-26 1 (Three terrorists killed, eight suspects detained in Coalition raids) Southwest of Kirkuk, Coalition forces targeted an al-Qaeda in Iraq leader in the Rashad Area of the Kirkuk Province who has been connected to numerous other members of the al-Qaeda network. As Coalition forces arrived at the target location, they were engaged by armed men inside a building. The ground force, responding in self-defense, returned fire and killed three terrorists. facts
3 2007-09-25 1 (Iraqi Army engages, kills 7 IED emplacers, discovers cache) Soldiers from the 3rd Iraqi Army Division, supported by Coalition helicopters, killed seven unknown enemy fighters after they were observed emplacing an improvised explosive device near a culvert Sept. 25 near Tal’Afar. After positively identifying the group and engaging them, the CF aircraft radioed for an IA patrol to proceed from the ground. As they approached, the IA patrol killed two enemy fighters attempting to flee the culvert IED site. IA soldiers confirmed three additional terrorists were killed in the earlier engagement by CF aircraft.  As the IA soldiers began to investigate the culvert, they repelled an ambush by two enemy fighters, killing both. facts
3 2007-09-25 1 (U.S. Air Force F-16 Air strike kills 3 terrorist leaders) A U.S. Air Force F-16CJ Fighting Falcon dropped precision munitions near Al Nussayyib, Iraq Sept. 25, killing Abu Nasr al-Tunisi and two other Al Q’aeda in Iraq operatives. They were killed when the aircraft, assigned to U.S. Central Command Air Forces, dropped two laser guided 500 lb Joint Direct Attack Munition GBU-12 bombs, destroying the terrorist safe house where the three were meeting. facts
3 2007-09-25 1 (Three terrorists killed, 2 suspects detained) Recent intelligence revealed the location of a known al-Qaeda meeting place. Reporting indicated that several suspected al-Qaeda terrorists with ties to senior leadership were present and supporting aircraft struck the building. Following the strike, ground forces found weapons, including one suicide vest and safely destroyed them on site.  facts
5 2007-09-25 1 (Five terrorists killed, 22 suspects detained during operations targeting al-Qaeda) Coalition forces killed five terrorists and detained 22 suspected terrorists Tuesday during operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq in central and northern parts of the country. facts
43 2007-09-25 2 (UPDATE: ANSF, Coalition inflict heavy insurgent losses in Helmand province) Members of the 205th Afghan National Army Corps, advised by Coalition forces, killed more than 100 insurgents in an engagement, which has been on-going since yesterday morning near the Musa Qalah Wadi, Helmand Province. The combined force is conducting combat patrols in the vicinity of Regay village in an effort to clear the wadi area of extremist Taliban.  The engagement began yesterday when several dozen insurgents attacked the convoy from an extensive trench system and several compounds with small-arms, machine gun, mortar and rocket propelled grenade fire.  Taliban fighters reinforced their positions from the village of Musa Qalah.  facts
65 2007-09-25 2 (ANSF, Coalition discover attempted ambush, kill scores of insurgents near Kakrak village) Elements of the 1st Brigade, 205th Afghan National Army Corps, advised by Coalition forces, made contact with a large group of insurgents prior to an attempted ambush while conducting a combat patrol near Kakrak village, Oruzgan Province last night. More than 80 Taliban fighters battled with ANSF forces throughout the engagement.  The insurgents continued to attack the ANA-led patrol with small-arms, machine gun, rocket propelled grenade and mortar fire from multiple bunkers in the vicinity of Kakrak village during the six-hour battle. Coalition artillery and close air support was requested by the ground force commander to repel the enemy reinforcements. Precision-guided munitions were employed on positively identified Taliban positions, killing more than 65 insurgents. facts
61 2007-09-25 2 (ANSF, Coalition inflict heavy insurgent losses in Helmand province) Members of the 205th Afghan National Army Corps, advised by Coalition forces, killed more than 60 insurgents during combat operations near the Musa Qalah Wadi in Helmand Province today. Coalition aircraft and artillery effectively engaged the positively identified Taliban positions.  The initial estimate by the ground force commander assessed that more than 61 insurgents were killed in the engagement. facts
4 2007-09-24 1 (Extremist militants responsible for IED strike killed ) An IED struck the 82nd Support Brigade, attached to 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, while the unit was traveling south on Route Tampa, a main thoroughfare to and from Baghdad from the south. Aerial surveillance observed the four militants in a nearby canal moments before the IED detonated. The Apaches engaged and killed the militants. facts
3 2007-09-24 1 (Three terrorists killed, 21 suspects detained during operations targeting al-Qaeda) Coalition forces targeted al-Qaeda in Iraq senior leadership and foreign terrorist facilitators in operations east of Tikrit. When Coalition forces arrived at the target area, they discovered three armed terrorists in a courtyard. The ground forces called for the individuals to put down their weapons, but they did not comply and one armed man drew his weapon. Responding in self-defense, the ground forces engaged the terrorists, killing three. facts
1 2007-09-24 1 (Coalition Forces target kidnapping cell in Baghdad) As Coalition forces sought to take action against these criminals they were engaged with small arms fire and improvised explosive devices including at least one explosively formed penetrator.  Responding in self defense, the ground forces engaged and killed one individual. facts
2 2007-09-23 1 (Two insurgents killed, one detained during Iraqi Security Forces, U.S. Special Forces mission in Al Qaim) The assault force raided a local quarry where a terrorist cell leader was killed by an Iraqi Security Force member after he disregarded warnings and displayed hostile intent by trying to retrieve an unexploded hand grenade that he had thrown at pursuing forces.  A second insurgent took his own life by detonating a suicide vest. facts
10 2007-09-23 1 (10 terrorists killed, 22 suspects detained during operations targeting al-Qaeda) Coalition forces killed 10 terrorists and detained 22 suspected terrorists Sunday during operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq in the central part of the country. facts
1 2007-09-22 1 (ISF thwart mass kidnapping in Nineveh province) After receiving initial reports, Mosul Iraqi police informed 2nd Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Army Division of the attempted hijacking and a company of Soldiers immediately responded and engaged the terrorists, killing one and injuring another. facts
6 2007-09-21 1 (Soldiers, Iraqi National Police take on insurgents during Operation Blore Heath III) The 3rd Battalion NPs were engaged by small-arms and machine-gun fire. One NP was wounded during the exchange. As the NPs maneuvered on the insurgents, 3rd platoon, Co. A, moved to assist and cleared six buildings from where the fire was originating. A flight of U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons dropped a 500-pound bomb onto the house, killing six insurgents inside. facts
1 2007-09-21 1 (Operation Gecko III A continues) Soldiers from the 8th Iraqi Army Division and Paratroopers with Company B, 1st Battalion, 501st Airborne, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division continued their efforts to support concerned citizens of Jurf As Sukhr during Operation Gecko III A, Sept. 21. During the operation, attack helicopters conducted a precision air strike and killed one al-Qaeda militant as he attempted to flee from combined forces facts
1 2007-09-21 1 (Coalition Forces kill Baghdad car-bombing leader) Coalition forces targeted Taghrid and other al-Qaeda in Iraq leaders associated with the car-bombing network in Baghdad during a raid Sept. 21. When the ground forces entered the target building, Taghrid reached for a weapon and Coalition forces, responding in self-defense, engaged and killed him. facts
8 2007-09-21 1 (Eight terrorists killed, 25 suspected terrorists detained in Coalition raids) Coalition forces killed eight terrorists and detained 25 suspected terrorists Friday and Saturday during operations in the Tigris River Valley to disrupt al-Qaeda in Iraq’s senior leadership. facts
1 2007-09-21 1 (One terrorist killed, eight suspected terrorists detained) Coalition forces killed one terrorist and detained eight suspected terrorists during several operations Friday targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq leaders in the central part of the country. facts
40 2007-09-21 2 (Suspected militants killed in Garmser district) Approximately 40 anti-coalition militants were killed early this morning in the Garmsir district of the Helmand province during an operation to deter hostile activities in the area. During the course of operations the combined force employed precision munitions killing a large number of combatants. facts
7 2007-09-20 1 (Seven terrorists killed, eight captured in Coalition operations) Coalition forces targeted a senior leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq during an operation in Mahmudiyah in continued efforts to boost security in the southern belt around Baghdad. As Coalition forces arrived at the target area, they identified hostile intent from the group of men they were monitoring and called for close air support. Seven terrorists were killed and three suspected terrorists were detained on the scene. facts
3 2007-09-19 1 (Iraqi Special Operations Forces, U.S. Special Forces engage extremists, kill three; detain 14 others) Iraqi Special Operations Forces killed three militant extremists during an early morning intelligence driven operation targeting an extremist Special Groups battalion commander Sept. 19 in the Baya’a area of Baghdad. facts
1 2007-09-19 1 (Coalition forces kill one terrorist, detain 7 suspects) Coalition forces killed one Iraqi terrorist linked to the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps - Quds Force and detained another seven suspected terrorists during pre-dawn operations in Balad Ruz and northern Baghdad Wednesday. When ground forces arrived at the target area, an armed terrorist engaged them with small arms fire. Coalition forces responded in self-defense and returned fire, killing the terrorist. facts
4 2007-09-19 2 (Taliban extremist use children as human shields in Uruzgan Province) conducting a combat patrol 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) northwest of Firebase Cobra in northwestern Uruzgan Province when more than 20 insurgents attacked them. During the engagement, Coalition forces as well as the aircraft identified several insurgents in one compound using children as “human shields.” During the lull in firing, several Taliban attempted to flee the compound on motorcycles and they were engaged by Afghan and Coalition forces. Both motorcycles were destroyed. facts
1 2007-09-18 1 (Iraqi Forces, U.S. Special Forces kill Al Qaeda in Iraq terrorist, detain 18 others in northern Iraq ) During an earlier operation, Iraqi Army forces killed one extremist and detained 14 others after receiving enemy fire during a combat patrol to recover a weapons cache Sept. 17 in the village of Hugna, near Kirkuk facts
3 2007-09-18 1 (Three terrorists killed, 13 al-Qaeda suspects detained in Tigris River Valley) Three operations around Baghdad were aimed at improving security in the city and surrounding area. In an operation in Arab Jabour, Coalition forces targeted a key operative in the al-Qaeda in Iraq network. When the assault force arrived at the target building, armed men attempted to maneuver into position against them. Coalition forces responded to the hostile threat by calling for close air support, and two terrorists were killed by fire from the aircraft. Another man refused to comply with the ground forces’ instructions to surrender. Responding to the hostile threat, Coalition forces engaged the man, killing him. facts
3 2007-09-18 2 (Cache found, several suspected militants killed in Ghazni) The forces suspected the compounds, located in the Gairo district, were providing sanctuary to anti-coalition militants. Several confirmed enemy fighters posed a threat to the forces during the course of operations and were shot and killed. facts
1 2007-09-17 1 (Coalition forces capture 12 suspected terrorists in Baghdad) A vehicle approached the security perimeter of the ground force during the operation. The vehicle, which was out after curfew, was warned with lights and warning shots before Coalition forces engaged the hostile threat with machine gun fire and destroyed it. The ground forces assess the driver was killed. facts
7 2007-09-17 1 (7 terrorists killed, 31 suspects detained in Coalition operations) Coalition forces killed 7 terrorists and detained 31 suspected terrorists during operations in central and northern Iraq Monday targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq operational networks. facts
1 2007-09-17 2 (ANSF destroy IED factory and weapons cache in Kabul province) found and destroyed an IED factory and weapons cache during a two day bilateral operation in the Sorobi District, Kabul province Elements of the 201st Afghan National Army Corps and Afghan National Police, assisted by Coalition Forces facts
2 2007-09-16 1 (Iraqi Special Operations Forces, U.S. Special Forces in Diwaniyah Engage Extremist Insurgents) Iraqi Special Operations Forces, with U.S. Special Forces as advisers, killed two insurgents during an operation targeting an extremist company commander Sept. 16 in ad Diwaniyah. facts
8 2007-09-16 1 (Eight terrorists killed, seven suspects detained) Coalition forces conducting operations to bolster security in Baghdad and the surrounding belts west of Tarmiyah, the Arab Jabour area of southern Baghdad, and in Ramadi. facts
3 2007-09-16 2 (Several suspected militants killed in operation) Afghan and Coalition forces killed several suspected militants during an operation earlier today in Helmand Province using a combination of small-arms fire and precision munitions. The precision munitions were employed on locations in Garmsir District where the combined forces suspected Taliban militants were hiding. facts
43 2007-09-15 1 (Marne Husky ends with capture of insurgent) From Aug. 15 to Sept. 15, troops from 3rd CAB and Co. B, 3-509th PIR, captured 80 suspected insurgents and killed another 43. Pilots flew 420 hours during Marne Husky. facts
1 2007-09-15 1 (Iraqi Army thwarts suicide bomber) The Soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Army Division noticed the individual suspiciously approaching their position. They began shouting at the suspect and fired warning shots. The suicide bomber immediately detonated his vest. There were no injuries to civilians or ISF. Self inflicted splodytard. facts
3 2007-09-15 1 (Iraqi Special Operations Forces, U.S. Special Forces detain two key extremist militant leaders) During the operation, enemy fighters initiated an attack on Iraqi and U.S. Forces with an improvised explosive device, small arms and machine gun fire. The forces (Iraqi Special Operations Forces, with U.S. Special Forces as advisers) returned well-aimed and proportional fire to eliminate the threat, killing three enemy fighters and wounding several others. facts
14 2007-09-15 1 (14 terrorists killed, 17 detained in Coalition operations) Iraqi and Coalition forces killed 14 terrorists and detained 17 suspects during operations Saturday targeting senior leaders of al-Qaeda in Iraq and their facilitation networks in central and northern Iraq. facts
12 2007-09-15 2 (ANAP, Coalition forces defeat insurgent attack in Helmand Province) The initial extremist Taliban attack began when 12 fighters engaged the ANAP-led force from three sides with small arms, heavy machine gun, mortars and RPG fire as the patrol neared Shalban Village, Musa Qalah District. The combined force called in Coalition close air support to destroy the positively identified and exposed insurgents. facts
5 2007-09-14 1 (Coalition forces target foreign terrorist facilitators; 5 killed, 21 detained) Near Yusufiyah, Coalition forces targeted the network that facilitates the movement of foreign terrorists in the southern belts around Baghdad. Responding to the hostile threat, Coalition forces engaged the armed men and called in close air support to assist them. facts
3 2007-09-14 2 (Suspected militants killed in Helmand) Early today Afghan and Coalition forces killed several suspected militants and detained two others during an operation in Helmand Province. The forces suspected the targeted compounds, located in the Garmser District, were housing a weapons facilitator. Several caches of opium and multiple weapons were found on-site. facts
3 2007-09-14 2 (One detained, several killed in operation) Several suspected militants were killed and one was detained during an operation in Ghazni Province today. Afghan and Coalition forces were led by credible intelligence to Qara Bagh District where they suspected Taliban-affiliated militants were hiding. facts
5 2007-09-13 1 (Five terrorists killed, 11 suspects detained in Coalition operations) Coalition forces killed five terrorists and detained 11 suspected terrorists during operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq leaders and their operatives in central and northern parts of the country. facts
3 2007-09-13 1 (Iraqi Army forces kill three insurgents, three Coalition Forces wounded during raid in Karmah) At the targeted location, individuals who fled from the Mosque engaged and wounded three Coalition Force members while they were being pursued. With ground fire and close air support, Iraqi and Coalition Forces killed the insurgents. facts
4 2007-09-13 1 (Soldiers, aviators engage insurgents in Salman Pak) Soldiers responded to reports of small-arms fire directed against the Joint Security Station in Salman Pak. Soldiers from 1-15 Inf. Regt. coordinated with AH-64 Apache attack helicopters to engage insurgents. The helicopters opened fire on three insurgents after they were detected near a building on the outskirts of the town. facts
1 2007-09-13 1 (Shi’a extremist leader killed, one insurgent detained) Intelligence connects the suspect and his company to various criminal activities including a July mortar attack on the Coalition base in Diwaniyah and a separate attack on a Coalition patrol in the same area The insurgent leader aimed his pistol at the Iraqi and U.S. Forces, displaying hostile intent during the mission.The Iraqi and U.S. team members responded, killing the individual. facts
1 2007-09-12 1 (One terrorist killed, 13 suspects detained as Coalition targets al-Qaeda in Iraq) Coalition forces raided several buildings southeast of Baqubah during an operation targeting an al-Qaeda in Iraq senior leader in the area. When one man refused to follow the interpreter’s instructions and moved to retrieve a weapon, Coalition forces engaged the man in self-defense, killing him. facts
45 2007-09-12 2 (ANA, Coalition eliminate insurgents in Oruzgan battle) The engagement started when insurgents in Aduzay Village, Deh Rawood District attacked a combined ANA and Coalition patrol with rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire. The ANA soldiers cleared extremist Taliban from multiple firing positions located within the village’s green zone.  Coalition aircraft destroyed the positively identified insurgent positions using precision guided munitions. facts
8 2007-09-11 1 (Eight terrorists killed, 15 suspects detained in northern Iraq) Coalition forces conducted two operations targeting the al-Queda in Iraq network that conducts attacks and facilitates the movement of foreign terrorists in northwestern Iraq. Several armed men engaged Coalition forces during a raid in a desolate area six miles from the Syrian border. Coalition forces returned fire in self-defense, killing the armed men. facts
6 2007-09-11 1 (Coalition forces advance Baghdad security, six terrorists killed, five detained) Coalition forces killed six terrorists and detained five suspected terrorists during operations Tuesday to disrupt the al-Qaeda network and boost security in Baghdad. A group of armed men engaged Coalition forces with heavy small arms fire in Southern Baghdad. Coalition forces responded in self-defense, returned fire and called in close air support to engage the enemy force. Coalition forces ground and air fire killed six armed men in the engagement. facts
9 2007-09-11 1 (Coalition forces kill nine terrorists, detain eight while disrupting criminal network) Coalition forces conducted an operation to detain criminals involved in murder, kidnapping, IED and mortar attacks and weapons smuggling. Precise fire support from aircraft destroyed a dump truck being used by the terrorists. facts
4 2007-09-11 2 (Suspected militants killed in Sangin district) The suspected militants were shot and killed after they threatened the force in the Sangin district, Helmand province.  facts
1 2007-09-10 1 (Coalition Forces find caches of terrorist media in Tarmiyah) Coalition forces killed a terrorist emplacing improvised explosive devices and discovered several caches of extremist media and production materials during weekend operations in Tarmiyah. Coalition forces observed a man emplacing IEDs and responded to the hostile threat by engaging and killing him. facts
12 2007-09-10 1 (Iraqi and U.S. Security Forces engage terrorists in Samarra) Iraqi Security Forces, with Coalition Forces as advisers, were engaged by multiple al Qaeda in Iraq terrorists while conducting a helicopter assault raid Sept. 10 outside of Samarra. Iraqi and U.S. ground forces immediately responded with well-aimed, suppressive fire, while U.S. Army AH-64 helicopters provided direct air support, ultimately killing twelve enemy extremists. facts
1 2007-09-10 2 (Two suspected militants wounded in Ghazni operation) Early today in Ghazni, credible intelligence led Afghan and Coalition forces to compounds suspected of housing members of the Taliban militant network. During the course of operations, an armed male did not comply with verbal warnings, threatened the force and was engaged and killed by the force. facts
6 2007-09-09 1 (Six terrorists killed during raids in Tarmiyah) Coalition forces killed six terrorists and detained 21 suspects Saturday and Sunday during operations in the Tarmiyah area and Tigris River Valley to disrupt al-Qaeda in Iraq’s senior leadership. Several synchronized raids in Tarmiyah targeted the al-Qaeda in Iraq network operating in the northern belt around Baghdad, including its leaders. facts
2 2007-09-08 1 (Aviation, Infantry team up in raid) Soldiers of Company A, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment conducted an air assault operation early Sept. 8, in Stiyah, near Salman Pak, detaining 14 men and finding a weapons cache. Two hours after the mission began, 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, engaged two hostile gunmen, killing both. facts
30 2007-09-08 2 (Forces find significant weapons cache) Early Sept. 8 in Helmand province, Afghan and Coalition forces found large weapons caches in three buildings and smaller caches in other buildings. The caches included rockets, anti-tank rockets, and an improvised explosive device, all of which were destroyed by a Coalition airstrike. During the course of operations, the combined force also returned small arms fire and employed precision munitions on locations where suspected militants were hiding. Forces estimate more than 30 suspected militants were killed in the engagement. facts
3 2007-09-07 1 (Safehouse destroyed) Three suspected al-Qaeda insurgent lookouts were killed when an Air Force F-16 jet dropped a joint direct attack munition on a known al-Qaeda safehouse Sept. 7. Following the strike, Soldiers of Company B, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, executed an air movement into the area to conduct a battle damage assessment, confirm the number of insurgents killed and perform sensitive site exploitation of the targeted house. facts
4 2007-09-07 1 (In 24-hr battle, Hawr Rajab turns on al-Qaeda) Over the course of 24-hours across September 6-7, a decisive battle reshaped the security outlook for Hawr Rajab, when more than 80 concerned local citizens swept through the streets looking to drive al-Qaeda elements out of the city. Over the course of the day, four enemy fighters were killed, with an additional 30 suspected al-Qaeda detained. facts
3 2007-09-07 1 (Three terrorists killed, 18 suspects detained in Coalition raids) Coalition forces conducted two operations in Diyala province Friday targeting the senior leadership of al-Qaeda in Iraq. Coalition forces escalated their level of force against the hostile threat and engaged the men, killing two.  As they entered the building to secure it, another man lunged toward the assault force.  Responding to the hostile threat, Coalition forces engaged the man, killing him. facts
1 2007-09-07 1 (Coalition forces kill one militant while detaining four suspects in search for weapons facilitator) In a pre-dawn raid Friday in Baghdad, Coalition forces captured four military-aged males that may be connected to a high-priority insurgent once affiliated with the Mahdi Army. In an attempt to de-escalate the situation and minimize collateral damage, Coalition troops fired several warning shots.  The armed militants continued to maneuver against the tank, firing automatic weapons.  The tank returned fire with small arms fire, killing one of the armed militants. facts
4 2007-09-07 2 (Suspected militants killed in Paktika operation) Afghan and Coalition forces conducted an operation early today to disrupt extremist activity in the Paktika Province. Credible intelligence led the combined force to compounds in the Maka Khan district. During the course of operations, several armed militants threatened the force and were engaged and killed. facts
12 2007-09-07 2 (205th ANA Corps turns the table on an attempted insurgents ambush in Zabul Province) An element of the 2nd Brigade, 205th Afghan National Army Corps, advised by Coalition forces, surprised a large group of Taliban today who were planning an ambush near Wetob Village, Arghandab District, Zabul Province. The ANA called in Coalition close-air support to strike the insurgents before they could launch their attempted ambush.  The Coalition aircraft used a precision-guided munition and machine-gun fire to eliminate the insurgent threat. facts
12 2007-09-06 1 (Iraqi Special Operations Forces, U.S. Special Forces battle Shi’a extremists) conducting an intelligence-driven operation in the Baghdad area Sept. 6 were engaged by a number of Shi’a extremist militants. When Iraqi and USSF members entered the area, they immediately came under fire from more than a dozen extremists firing from the rooftops of surrounding buildings. Iraqi and U.S. Forces then responded with well-aimed and suppressive fire. Forces also directed proportional aerial fires onto targeted buildings against positively identified armed gunmen directing small arms fires onto the assault force. facts
6 2007-09-06 1 (Six terrorists killed, 25 suspects detained, al-Qaeda network disrupted) Coalition forces killed six terrorists and detained 25 suspected terrorists during operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq’s operational networks in the Tigris River Valley and Kirkuk Thursday. Coalition forces conducted two raids in and around Tarmiyah targeting senior members of al-Qaeda in Iraq’s network in the northern belts around Baghdad. facts
21 2007-09-06 2 (More insurgents killed as government forces continue operations in Kandahar Province) A combined force led by an element of the 205th Afghan National Army Corps, advised by Coalition forces, was on a combat patrol near a small village in the Meian Nashin district, when more than 30 enemy fighters attacked from multiple compounds and fighting positions using small-arms fire. The ANA-led force repelled the attempted ambush with accurate small-arms and crew served weapons fire.  As the insurgents continued to reinforce their positions with additional fighters, the ground commander requested Coalition close air support. Coalition aircraft destroyed multiple enemy positions with precision-guided munitions and also killed additional enemy insurgents in hilltop fighting positions with accurate machine gun fire. facts
20 2007-09-06 2 (Government forces continue to kill Taliban during operations in Kandahar Province) The failed insurgent attack took place one kilometer (.6 miles) southeast of an engagement, which occurred earlier yesterday in the Meian Nashin District where more than 20 enemy fighters were killed. The ANA-led force repelled the attempted ambush with accurate small-arms and crew-served weapons. Coalition aircraft, still in the area from the previous fighting, destroyed the enemy fighters with precision guided munitions and machine gun fire directed at the hillside firing positions.  The ANA and Coalition forces counterattack caused the enemy to break and flee from the area. facts
1 2007-09-05 1 (Al-Qaeda leader killed, 18 suspected terrorists detained) Coalition forces killed the al-Qaeda in Iraq emir of the Arab Jabour area, who managed all terrorist attacks in the area south of Baghdad. When Coalition forces approached the target building, they received small arms fire.  Returning fire in self-defense, they killed one terrorist who was later determined to be the terrorist emir.  facts
3 2007-09-05 1 (MND-B Apache crews engage RPG firers) Multi-National Division-Baghdad attack helicopter crews killed three insurgents Sept. 4 in a building in south Baghdad from which rocket-propelled grenades had been fired on Coalition Forces. The crews fired another Hellfire that hit the building, killing three insurgents. facts
5 2007-09-05 2 (Combined forces kill suspected extremists in Ghazni) Early this morning in Ghazni Province, Afghan and Coalition forces conducted operations resulting in the deaths of several militants. Suspected militants fired upon the combined force using small arms, grenades and rocket propelled grenades.  The combined force returned fire and employed precision munitions, resulting in the death of several militants and significant damage to the compound. (5 is my guestimate-GN) facts
24 2007-09-05 2 (ANAP, Coalition forces defeat attack in Helmand Province) Afghan National Auxiliary Police officers, advised by Coalition forces, defeated an attempted Taliban ambush west of the Musa Qalah wadi, Helmand Province, today. The combined force was conducting a combat patrol in the vicinity of Anjir Shali Village, 17 km (10.5 miles) northwest of Sangin District Center, when it came under attack from a squad-size element of extremist Taliban. More than two dozen Taliban insurgents were killed in the fighting. facts
48 2007-09-05 2 (ANSF, Coalition kill nearly four dozen more insurgents in northern Kandahar Province) Afghan National Security Forces, advised by Coalition forces, killed nearly four dozen insurgents in a 12-hour long battle today in northern Kandahar Province. The ANCOP-led force repelled the attack using small-arms, crew served weapons and later called in Coalition close air support.  Coalition aircraft destroyed the positively identified enemy firing positions with precision guided munitions.  facts
4 2007-09-04 2 (Several militants killed in Ghazni operation) Afghan and Coalition forces killed several suspected militants and wounded another early this morning during an operation in Ghazni. During the course of operations, the forces were engaged by small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades.  The forces returned fire, using precision munitions as necessary, resulting in the death of several militants who were armed and wearing ammunition vests.  Mines were also found on-site. facts
10 2007-09-04 2 (Coalition forces fend off enemy attack in Oruzgun Province) Afghanistan – An element of the 1st Brigade, 205th Afghan National Army Corps and Coalition forces thwarted an attack by extremist Taliban fighters at an observation post outside of Firebase Anaconda, Oruzgun Province today. The advancing enemy fighters attacked using small arms, machine gun and rocket propelled grenades in a late morning raid.  The ANA and Coalition force used a combination of small arms and heavy weapons as well as Coalition close air support to repel the enemy advance.  Ten insurgents, including an area Taliban sub-commander, were confirmed killed by direct fire in the attack. facts
24 2007-09-04 2 (Several insurgents killed in failed ambushes in northern Kandahar Province) Two attempted insurgent ambushes failed Sept. 4 as Afghan National Security Forces, advised by Coalition forces, repelled and killed nearly two dozen enemy fighters in separate battles in northern Kandahar Province. Combined force of Afghan National Army and Coalition forces was on a combat patrol near Jalet Push Village, Sha Wali Kot District, and a separate combat patrol near Kabolah Village, Sha Wali Kot District, Kandahar Province, when each patrol cam under attack with small arms and machine gun fire. The patrol took care of bidness. facts
1 2007-09-04 1 (Coalition forces kill one, detain two in search for smugglers of Iranian weapons) Coalition forces detained two suspected weapons smugglers in a pre-dawn raid Tuesday in the village of Qazaniyah, near the Iraqi-Iranian border northeast of Baquba. While conducting the raid, Coalition forces identified an armed gunman maneuvering aggressively against Coalition forces.  In accordance with the rules of engagement, Coalition forces fired in self defense on the armed gunman, killing him. facts
2 2007-09-04 1 (Coalition Forces destroy explosives, kill two terrorists, detain 10 suspects) Coalition forces captured four suspected terrorists in the Rusafa neighborhood of Baghdad, including two key suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq members. One is believed to facilitate the distribution of personnel and weapons for al-Qaeda in Iraq. Another suspect, allegedly nicknamed “the monster,” is associated with the al-Qaeda in Iraq military emir of Rusafa and the former al-Qaeda in Iraq emir of the southern belts, killed during an operation May 23 When the ground forces moved toward the target buildings, they received small arms fire from nearby.  Responding in self-defense, Coalition forces returned fire and killed two terrorists. facts
4 2007-09-04 1 (Coalition Forces engage, kill four insurgents in Samarra) Coalition Force attack helicopters destroyed three vehicles and killed four insurgents after an attack on a U.S. combat patrol in Samarra, Iraq, in Salah ad Din province. Paratroopers from Company C, 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, were investigating an improvised explosive device when they received small-arms fire from unknown insurgents at 11 a.m. The AH-64Ds observed two white cars approaching the U.S. patrol and engaged them with small-arms fire. The CF helicopters destroyed the vehicles observing multiple secondary explosions after both exploded. facts
20 2007-09-03 2 (Over dozen insurgents killed in Kandahar fighting) Over one dozen insurgents were killed after a failed Taliban attack by over 40 enemy fighters on Afghan National Army and Coalition forces during a combat patrol in the Kandahar Province yesterday. An element of the Afghan National Army’s 205th Corps, advised by Coalition forces, was searching for insurgents one kilometer (.6 miles) north of Kharwari Chineh Village, Sha Wali Kot District, when the large Taliban force attacked from compounds and fighting positions using small arms, heavy machine gun and recoilless rifle fire. facts
3 2007-09-03 1 (Coalition forces kill terrorist responsible for Ninawa bombings) Coalition forces positively identified a terrorist killed in an operation Sept. 3 southwest of Mosul as one of the terrorists responsible for the August bombings in Ninawa Province resulting in over 700 casualties. al-Afri was killed during a kinetic strike in a very remote area 70 miles southwest of Mosul.  A fixed-wing aircraft conducted the strike, killing al-Afri and his driver.  Close associates and detainees confirmed that al-Afri was killed during the strike. facts
25 2007-09-02 2 (Suspected insurgents command and control headquarters destroyed southwest of Kandahar City) Afghan National Security Forces, advised by Coalition Forces, conducted a cordon and search operation of an insurgent command and control headquarters southwest of Kandahar City, Afghanistan, early this morning. Credible intelligence led the ANSF and Coalition forces to two compounds in Ashoqeh Village, 17 kilometers (10.2 miles) southwest of Kandahar City. A total of 25 insurgents were estimated killed during the course of the evening’s operations. facts
8 2007-09-02 1 (Coalition Forces liberate nine Iraqis, kill eight terrorists) Coalition Forces killed eight terrorists, detained four suspected terrorists and liberated nine Iraqi hostages during operations Sunday to further secure Baghdad and the northern belt around the city. After liberating the hostages, Coalition Forces moved to secure another building nearby.  Surveillance elements observed five men armed with rifles and machine guns maneuver into tactical positions in a nearby palm grove.  Defending against the hostile enemy force, Coalition Forces engaged the armed men and called in close air support.  Two of the armed terrorists were killed by ground fire, while three were engaged and killed by the aircraft.  In the palm grove, Coalition Forces discovered a bed-down location with two suicide vests and other weapons. facts
5 2007-09-01 2 (Combined force of ANAP, Coalition and ISAF inflict losses on insurgents in Helmand Province) Afghan National Auxiliary Police officers, advised by Coalition forces, successfully defeated another attempted Taliban ambush near the Musa Qalah wadi, Helmand province, today. The combined force was supporting an ISAF unit as they crossed the wadi when they came under attack from more than a squad of Taliban insurgents. The combined ANAP, Coalition and ISAF force immediately returned fire with accurate small-arms and crew-served weapons. Coalition aircraft performed precision air strikes on the compounds, which were positively confirmed as enemy positions. Seven Taliban insurgents were killed during the fighting. facts
1 2007-09-01 2 (One suspected militant killed in Paktika) Afghan and Coalition forces killed one suspected militant during an operation targeting militants associated with the al Qaida network earlier today in Paktika Province. Credible intelligence led the forces to the compounds, located in northern Paktika. A suspected militant was shot and killed after attempting to engage the force.  facts
3 2007-09-01 1 (3 terrorists killed, 5 suspected detained during operations targeting al-Qaeda) Coalition forces killed three terrorists and detained five suspected terrorists Saturday during operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq’s operational and foreign terrorist networks in central and northern Iraq. facts
2 2007-09-01 1 (Hunter UAV kills two enemy fighters during historic flight) A Hunter unmanned aerial vehicle engaged and killed two suspected improvised explosive device emplacers overwatching a major thoroughfare for Coalition Forces during a historic flight near Qayyarah, Iraq, in Nineveh province Sept. 1. The pilots guided the Hunter operator to the scene where it set up for a strike mission and dropped its precision munition, killing both unknown enemies and marking a first in Army Aviation history. facts
5 2007-08-31 2 (ANSF and Coalition forces defeat insurgents again in Helmand province) Elements of the Afghan National Army, advised by Coalition forces, continued an operation to clear the Taliban from both sides of the Musa Qalah wadi during a combat patrol in Helmand province early this morning. The Afghan National Security Force-led patrol was seven kilometers south of Regay village, in nearly the same location as an engagement on Aug. 25, when an unknown number of insurgents began attacking with rocket propelled grenades and small-arms fire. A number of enemy fighters were killed in the engagement. ('5' is just a guess-GN) facts
24 2007-08-31 2 (Scores of insurgents killed in urban combat) Afghan National Auxillary Police, advised by Coalition forces, defeated an insurgent attack Aug. 31 within Regay, Musa Qalah District, Helmand Province. Islamic Republic of Afghanistan forces tactically maneuvered against the Taliban fighters after calling for close air support.  In the fight that ensued, almost two dozen insurgents were killed. facts
4 2007-08-31 2 (Militants detained, killed in Ghazni operation) Credible intelligence led Afghan and Coalition forces to a compound in the Dih Yak district where a cache consisting of mortar and artillery rounds, numerous hand grenades, rocket propelled grenades, small-arms rounds and various ammunition vests was found inside a vehicle and destroyed. Several armed males attempted to flee the area and were tracked down by Coalition forces. Militants engaged Coalition forces with small-arms fire. Coalition forces returned fire and killed the enemy fighters. facts
21 2007-08-31 2 (ANSF kills insurgents, detains suspects in operation to secure Pitigal Valley) Elements from both the Afghan National Police and Afghan National Army, advised by Coalition forces, detained 11 insurgents and killed over 20 others during a targeted strike against three compounds in the Pitigal Valley region of Afghanistan last night. The 2nd Battalion, 1st Brigade, 201st Corps and officers from several district ANP stations in the area, acting on credible intelligence, located and air assaulted into the mountainous region of the Kamdesh district, Nuristan province, approximately 6 km (3.7 miles) from the border with Pakistan.  facts
5 2007-08-31 1 (5 terrorists killed, 13 suspects detained in Tigris River Valley) Coalition Forces targeted an al-Qaeda in Iraq leader southwest of Balad who orders, finances and carries out attacks against Iraqi and Coalition Forces in Salah ad Din province. Intelligence reports indicate he recently assumed a position coordinating terrorist logistics between Baghdad and Mosul, and may be trying to obtain chemical weapons for use in attacks against Coalition Forces. After ground forces secured the target building, they received small arms fire from a nearby building.  Coalition Forces responded in self-defense and returned fire, killing five armed terrorists.  Four additional suspected terrorists were detained. facts
4 2007-08-31 1 (Coalition targets al-Qaeda in Baghdad and northern belts: 4 killed, 10 detained) Coalition forces killed two terrorists, including a member of a group that enforces rules of an illegal terrorist court system in Tarmiyah, during a raid Saturday. Coalition forces conducted a precision raid west of Tarmiyah Friday, targeting associates of the al-Qaeda in Iraq emir of the northern belts around Baghdad, (resulting in 2 more dead terrorists-GN) facts
1 2007-08-31 1 Iraqi Forces, U.S. Special Forces kill one insurgent, detain 17 others during Jazirah Desert patrol) During the assault on a target in Al Wara, U.S. Special Operations Forcespursued a vehicle that fled the scene. When the forces approached one of the vehicles and signaled the driver to stop, he responded with hostile force, firing AK-47 rounds at them. The forces continued to pursue the enemy and engaged the hostile vehicle with fire from a 50-caliber weapon which disabled the vehicle and killed the insurgent. facts
2 2007-08-31 1 (Al-Qaeda in Iraq leader killed) Coalition forces conducted a precision operation west of Tarmiyah Aug. 31. The assault force followed a vehicle containing two suspected terrorists and attempted to get the driver to stop. When the driver resisted capture, the assault force fired on the vehicle. Both the driver and the passenger were killed in the operation. Coalition forces later identified one of the men as Abu Yaqub al-Masri. facts
2 2007-08-30 1 (Two terrorists killed, 29 suspects detained; Coalition disrupts al-Qaeda ops) Coalition Forces killed two terrorists, including a terrorist leader, and captured two other suspected terrorist leaders during raids Thursday targeting the al-Qaeda in Iraq operations network. During an operation south of Tarmiyah, Coalition Forces killed the military emir of Tarmiyah, who was responsible for directing attacks against Coalition Forces and Iraqi civilians in the area. facts
11 2007-08-30 2 (11 Insurgents killed in direct attack on Firebase Anaconda) Insurgents attacked the base from multiple directions with 72mm rockets, small-arms and heavy machine gun fire. Coalition close air support conducted precision air strikes successfully destroying the enemy fighters. Elements of the 1st Brigade, 205th Afghan National Army Corps, along with Coalition forces, repelled a direct attack on Firebase Anaconda, Oruzgan Province, today. facts
13 2007-08-30 2 (More than a dozen insurgents killed in failed Taliban attack near Regay) Afghan National Security Forces, advised by Coalition forces, defeated an insurgent attack Aug. 30 near Regay Village, on the east side of the Musa Qalah Wadi, Helmand Province. Coalition aircraft performed precision air strikes on the insurgents, killing a number of fighters and destroying a truck that was being used as reinforcement transport. Several more insurgents were killed by direct fire during the engagement. facts
2 2007-08-30 1 (Two terrorists killed, 29 suspects detained; Coalition disrupts al-Qaeda ops) During an operation south of Tarmiyah, Coalition Forces killed the military emir of Tarmiyah, who was responsible for directing attacks against Coalition Forces and Iraqi civilians in the area. Another armed man moved to the roof of the target building, where Coalition Forces responded to the hostile threat by engaging and killing him. facts
1 2007-08-30 1 (Iraqi Special Operations Forces, Iraqi Security Forces, U.S. Special Forces detain 11 militant extremists in Karbala) Iraqi Special Operations Forces and Iraqi Security Forces, advised by U.S. Special Forces, detained 11 militant extremists during two separate intelligencedriven operations Aug. 29 and Aug. 30 in Karbala. The forces received enemy small arms fire, during both operations. The forces returned proportional fire, killing one enemy fighter and wounding another. facts
100 2007-08-29 2 (More than 100 insurgents killed during northern Kandahar Province engagement) Afghan National Security Forces, advised by Coalition Forces, engaged and eliminated more than 100 insurgent fighters in a battle that started this morning and is still continuing in northern Kandahar Province. The combined force was on a combat patrol 8 kilometers (5 miles) south of Chenartu Village, Sha Wali Kot District, when they were attacked by a large group of insurgents from reinforced fighting positions using small arms, heavy machine guns, RPGs and mortars. Throughout the battle, insurgents continued to reinforce the area, engaging Islamic Republic of Afghanistan forces in an attempt to overrun their position. The ANSF-led force used small arms and crew-served weapons to repel the enemy attack while calling for close air support, which destroyed the enemy hilltop positions with bombing runs. Coalition aircraft destroyed the reinforced enemy emplacements and sniper positions as well as two trucks used to reinforce and re-supply the insurgent force. Only one ANSF member was killed in the battle and 3 Coalition forces and 3 ANSF were wounded. facts
2 2007-08-29 1 (Coalition Forces target terrorist leaders; 2 terrorists killed, 22 suspects detained) Coalition Forces killed two terrorists and detained 22 suspected terrorists during operations in central and northern Iraq Wednesday targeting senior leaders of al-Qaeda in Iraq and their networks. South of Baghdad, Coalition Forces killed two terrorists as they targeted a Syrian-based explosives expert who facilitates the movement of foreign terrorists in Iraq and is tied to several senior leaders of al-Qaeda in Iraq. facts
12 2007-08-29 1 (Marines kill 12 AQI near Karmah) Marines from Regimental Combat Team 6 observed and engaged an armed group of al Qaeda in Iraq terrorists killing 12 and destroying two vehicles near the town of Karmah Aug. 29. The Marines called for air support and a section of AV-8B Harrier jets dropped two precision-guided bombs, destroying the initial two cargo trucks. Marines called for artillery fire on the dismounted enemy personnel immediately following the air attack. facts
14 2007-08-29 1 (14 terrorists killed, 6 suspects detained near Muqdadiyah) As Coalition forces moved forward on their target, an armed man charged toward the assault force, which responded by engaging and killing the armed terrorist.  The ground forces encountered more small arms fire and returned fire in self-defense.  Coalition forces assessed five terrorists were killed in the engagement.  Four suspected terrorists were detained in the area. facts
2 2007-08-28 2 (Suspected insurgents detained southwest of Kandahar City) Afghan National Security Forces, advised by Coalition forces, detained five Taliban insurgents during an operation southwest of Kandahar City early this morning. Credible intelligence led the ANSF and Coalition forces to a compound suspected of housing the militants.  Two of the insurgents were shot and killed during the course of operations. facts
1 2007-08-28 1 (Dragons found house rigged to explode, caches) Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldiers found a house rigged to explode during clearing operations in the Rashid District of the Iraqi capital, Aug. 28. While cordoning the area off, the troops began taking small-arms fire and killed one insurgent and wounded another as they engaged the enemy. facts
12 2007-08-28 1 (Iraqi Army Scouts, U.S. Special Forces detain key suspected al Qaeda in Iraq terrorists linked to Samarra attack) Iraqi Army Scouts, with U.S. Special Forces as advisers, detained three suspected al Qaeda in Iraq leaders, including the al Qaeda in Iraq Emir for operations in Samarra, during an intelligence driven operation Aug. 28 in Tikrit. The three suspects are linked to the Mosul-based Islamic State of Iraq, an organization established as a front for Al Qaeda in Iraq.  Intelligence indicates the three are linked to an attack on Coalition Forces Aug. 26 in Samarra that killed two Coalition Soldiers and two innocent civilians. Coalition Forces repelled the attack, killing at least a dozen insurgents and capturing 14 others. facts
8 2007-08-28 1 (8 terrorists killed, 11 suspects detained in Coalition operations) Coalition Forces killed eight terrorists and detained 11 suspected terrorists during raids targeting leaders of al-Qaeda in Iraq and their networks Tuesday in central and northern Iraq. During operations southeast of Kirkuk, and 2 coordinated operations straddling the provincial borders of Salah ad Din and at Tamim northeast of Tikrit, close air support engaged and killed the terrorists. facts
1 2007-08-28 1 (Dragons found house rigged to explode, caches ) In the early afternoon, Soldiers from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, attached to the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, responded to a call from Joint Security Station Doura that a house was possibly rigged with explosives. While cordoning the area off, the troops began taking small-arms fire and killed one insurgent and wounded another as they engaged the enemy. facts
15 2007-08-27 2 (Insurgents killed in failed ambush in Helmand province) An element of Afghan National Security Forces, advised by Coalition forces, was on a combat patrol just north of Regay Village, Helmand district. An unknown number of insurgents attacked the ANSF patrol from multiple compounds and trenches using small arms fire, mortars and rocket-propelled grenades. The ANSF-led force repelled the attempted ambush with accurate small arms fire and artillery. A dozen insurgents were killed during the engagement and 3 more killed during a search of an underground bunker. facts
7 2007-08-27 2 (Seven insurgents killed in failed ambush in northern Kandahar Province) The combined force was on a combat patrol near Tughrak Village, Sha Wali Kot District when it spotted 20 insurgents moving into fighting positions. The ANSF-led force used small-arms and crew-served weapons to engage the enemy fighters, killing seven before the remaining insurgents fled.  facts
13 2007-08-27 1 (33 insurgents killed, Khalis waterway open) 5th Iraqi Army Division partnered with Coalition Forces conducted an air assault into the town of Gobia to restore essential services to Khalis, Aug. 27. The pre-dawn assault, involving several hundred Iraqi and Coalition Forces, defeated numerous small-arms attacks throughout the day resulting in a combined 13 insurgents killed. CF attack helicopters and close air support supported the ground forces, killing 20 more. facts
8 2007-08-27 1 (Coalition Forces disrupt al-Qaeda; 8 terrorists killed, 16 suspects detained) Coalition Forces killed eight terrorists and detained 16 suspected terrorists Monday during operations targeting key leaders and facilitators in the al-Qaeda in Iraq network in central and northern Iraq. As the assault force approached the target building, they received small arms fire from adjacent buildings.  Three armed men ran out of the adjacent building toward the assault force.  Coalition Forces responded in self-defense, killing the three armed men.  Three more armed men ran from another nearby building toward the ground forces’ security element.  Coalition Forces again responded by killing the three attackers. facts
3 2007-08-26 2 (Taliban fire mortars at civilians after ANSF find heroin lab near Musa Qalah) The attack on the civilians came about an hour after the combined Islamic Republic of Afghanistan forces defeated an insurgent force, which was later determined to be guarding a large heroin lab. Both attacks followed a night of fighting between insurgents and the same ANSF and Coalition forces that left a number of insurgents dead.  facts
12 2007-08-26 2 (ANA, Coalition forces defeat attempted insurgent ambush) The ANA-led patrol was seven-kilometers (4.2 miles) south of Regay Village, crossing to the east side of the wadi, when more than 15 insurgents ambushed the patrol with RPGs and small arms weapons. Elements of the Afghan National Army, advised by Coalition forces, thwarted an attempted ambush during a combat patrol to cross the Musa Qalah wadi on the western side of the Helmand River, 26-kilometers (16.2 miles) south of Musa Qalah, Helmand province last night. Twelve enemy fighters were killed in the engagement. facts
5 2007-08-26 1 (Iraqi Army Soldiers kill, capture several attackers, eliminate VBIEDS) Iraqi Security Forces repelled a series of attempted insurgent attacks, destroying vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices, capturing small-arms and rocket-propelled grenades, and killing or capturing insurgent gunmen attempting to target ISF in Nineveh province, Aug. 26. An Iraqi Army patrol intercepted a motorcycle SVBIED in eastern Mosul.  An IA soldier engaged the motorcycle, killing the bomber when the SVBIED prematurely detonated. Another IA patrol on the west side of Mosul killed four unknown enemy gunmen in two vehicles, recovering assault rifles and RPG launchers with rockets from the vehicles. facts
12 2007-08-26 1 (Samarra firefight leaves at least a dozen insurgents dead ) Coalition Forces shut down an attack attempted by approximately 30 masked insurgents, killing at least a dozen insurgents and pursuing the rest in Samarra, Sunday. Over the course of the morning, CF pursued and attacked the masked insurgents with ground forces, attack helicopters and U.S. Air Force close air support, which included a precision-guided bomb dropped on an insurgent getaway vehicle beneath a carport. facts
4 2007-08-26 1 (MND-B Apache crews engage roadside bombers) Multi-National Division-Baghdad attack helicopter crews killed four insurgents who were placing a roadside bomb in south Baghdad Aug. 26. The aircrews from 1st “Attack” Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, responded to a call from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, to engage the roadside bombers. facts
11 2007-08-26 1 (11 terrorists killed, six suspects detained in Coalition operations) Coalition Forces killed 11 terrorists and detained six suspected terrorists during operations Sunday targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq senior leaders and their networks in central and northern Iraq. Combination of ground assault and air assets. facts
13 2007-08-25 2 (Mortar, rocket teams eliminated near Pakistan border) Coalition counter fire batteries destroyed the six confirmed insurgent firing sites, three on each side of the Pakistan/Afghanistan border. Elements of the Afghan National Army and Coalition forces killed more than a dozen insurgents today with precision mortar and artillery fire after receiving enemy fire at an observation post southeast of Firebase Shkin, Paktika province. facts
5 2007-08-25 1 (Concerned citizens, Coalition Forces destroy weapons cache, insurgent safe houses ) With help from the concerned citizens of Jurf as Sakhr, Iraqi and Coalition Forces identified and destroyed an enemy fighting position and safehouse Aug. 25 as part of Operation Gecko. Continuing to follow the lead of the concerned citizens, Paratroopers were then taken to an al-Qaeda safehouse where five armed terrorists were hiding. The location was marked and destroyed with a 1,000-pound bomb, killing the five al-Qaeda militants. facts
3 2007-08-25 1 (Iraqi Forces, U.S. Marines, Special Forces detain eight, kill three insurgents ) Iraqi forces, U.S. Marines and U.S. Special Forces conducted a series of raids detaining eight suspected terrorists and killing three, Aug. 25. In Al Kut, members from the 3/8th Iraqi Army Division killed two insurgents during an operation to detain terrorists responsible for recent improvised explosive device and small arms attacks in the area. facts
3 2007-08-25 1 (Iraqi citizens escape makeshift prison, CF find remains) Seven Iraqi citizens made their way to a Coalition patrol base near Khan Bani Sa’ad Saturday, after escaping a makeshift prison. Attack helicopters patrolling the area earlier in the morning observed three armed individuals moving in a tactical formation through a ditch in the area.  After positively identifying the individuals as hostile enemy forces, the helicopter fired on their position, killing all three.  facts
3 2007-08-25 1 (Three terrorists killed, 17 suspects detained in Coalition raids) Coalition Forces killed three terrorists and detained 17 suspected terrorists during operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq activities in the Tigris River Valley Coalition Forces raided several buildings north of Muqdadiyah seeking the area’s al-Qaeda in Iraq media emir.  As the assault force moved to secure the five buildings, they encountered three armed men, each in a different room, who drew their weapons on the assault force.  In each case, Coalition Forces defended against the hostile threat and engaged the armed men, killing them. facts
1 2007-08-24 2 (Two suspected militants detained in Khowst) Credible intelligence led Coalition forces to a compound in the Mando Zayi district. One suspected militant was shot and killed during the course of operation when he reached for a weapon and the other two were detained. Afghan and Coalition forces detained two militants and killed another during an operation in Khowst province early today facts
1 2007-08-24 2 (Suspected militants detained in Nangarhar) During an operation in Nangarhar province, one militant was killed and 11 men were detained for questioning. Credible intelligence led coalition forces to compounds in the Sherzad district that are suspected of providing sanctuary to an anti-coalition facilitator.  An anti-coalition militant was killed while attempting to engage Coalition and Afghan forces. facts
2 2007-08-24 1 (Two terrorists killed, 18 suspects detained in raids against car bomb networks) Information from a raid in Baghdad Aug. 15 led Coalition Forces to a weapons facilitator in the city. Two men in the targeted building refused to comply with the interpreter’s instructions and made threatening movements toward the assault force.  Coalition Forces defended against the hostile threat and engaged the two men, killing both. facts
7 2007-08-24 1 (Al-Qaeda disrupted in Tigris River Valley: 7 terrorists killed, 12 suspects detained) Local Iraqis who had helped Coalition Forces target the cell last week continued to provide information about terrorist operations there. Upon the assault force’s arrival on the scene, two armed men engaged them with small arms fire.  Coalition Forces returned fire in self defense, killing the two terrorists.  As the assault force continued to secure the group of buildings, they encountered five separate armed men, each attempting to barricade himself in a room.  In each case, when the armed men drew their weapons, Coalition Forces defended against the hostile threat and engaged them, killing all five. facts
5 2007-08-23 1 (Iraqi citizens, police stand up to Al-Qaeda attack) Iraqi citizens and police fought back against an al-Qaeda attack on two villages near Kana’an early Thursday morning, brought on because the villagers had begun assisting Iraqi Security Forces in pushing the terrorist group out of the area. An unknown number of terrorists were killed, said Skeik Thar al-Karki, the paramount sheik for the Karki tribe, stating they could not determine the number because AQI members load the bodies in vehicles during attacks. (I'm just guessing at 5-GN) facts
8 2007-08-23 1 (MND-B troops engage militiamen, find cache) Multi-National Division-Baghdad troops were engaged with small arms and machine gun fire by illegal militiamen while searching for a cache in a northwestern neighborhood of the Iraqi capital Aug. 23. Paratroopers from Troop C, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment attached to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, confirmed killing 8 enemy combatants who were engaging a U.S. patrol with small arms and machine gun fire in Baghdad’s Hayy al Shulla neighborhood. facts
1 2007-08-23 1 (One terrorist killed, 10 suspects detained in Coalition operations) During an operation north of Baqubah, Coalition Forces captured an alleged al-Qaeda in Iraq cell leader and two other suspected terrorists. During the operation, the ground forces observed a man maneuvering around them and passing information about the assault force to additional enemy elements.  Coalition Forces, responding to the threat against the force, engaged the man, killing him. facts
1 2007-08-22 1 (Coalition Forces strike al-Qaeda in Iraq; one terrorist killed, 24 suspects detained) Wednesday, Coalition Forces continued targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq with two more operations in Salah ad Din province. In a raid south of Tikrit, ground forces captured an individual believed to use his position with Iraqi emergency response teams to assist al-Qaeda in Iraq terrorists. When the assault force arrived at the target area, they observed several armed men moving into positions around them.  Coalition Forces called in close air support to defend against the armed men, and machine gun fire from the aircraft killed one armed man. facts
23 2007-08-22 1 (Operation Lightning Hammer disrupts al-Qaeda in Diyala) Operation Lightning Hammer concluded Aug. 22 after a 12-day, large-scale operation to disrupt al-Qaeda and other terrorist elements in the Diyala River Valley, a complex area of villages and palm groves in Iraq’s Diyala province. The operation, which involved approximately 16,000 Iraqi and Coalition Forces clearing approximately 50 villages, was a key element in Multinational Corps-Iraq’s overall operation, Phantom Strike; and resulted in 26 al-Qaeda members killed, 37 suspected terrorists detained and the discovery of 10 weapons caches. (3 kills reported 8/14) facts
5 2007-08-21 1 (Iraqi tips aid Coalition Forces; operations kill 5 terrorists, detain 11 suspects) Coalition Forces killed five terrorists and detained 11 suspected terrorists during three operations in central and northern Iraq Tuesday targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq and its supporting terror networks. Iraqi civilians west of Baqubah reported that al-Qaeda in Iraq operatives had moved into the area and forced civilians out of their homes. Coalition Forces responded appropriately to the armed hostile asshats and engaged with small arms fire while close air support aircraft engaged the armed men with machine gun fire. facts
1 2007-08-21 1 (Execution site discovered, eight suspects detained) Coalition Forces uncovered a terrorist execution site and a building suspected of being a car bomb factory during an operation Aug. 21-23 south of Baghdad. As Coalition Forces entered the Arab Jabour area, they immediately received small arms fire.  The assault force returned fire, killing one terrorist. (kewl pics included in this story-GN) facts
3 2007-08-20 1 (Three terrorists killed, 28 detained in operations against facilitators) Coalition Forces killed three terrorists and detained 28 suspects during operations around the country Sunday and Monday to put pressure on terrorists facilitating the movement of al-Qaeda in Iraq senior leaders. On a related mission Monday, a separate assault force closed in north of Hawija while surveillance teams observed several men moving into tactical positions against the assault force.  Coalition Forces responded to defend against the hostile threat by engaging the men, killing three.  facts
3 2007-08-20 1 (Gun battle leaves 3 insurgents dead) Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldiers battled with insurgents in the Doura neighborhood of Baghdad Aug. 20 leaving three suspected terrorists dead. Troops from Company D, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, attached to the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div, heard gunfire near a bridge and went to investigate. facts
8 2007-08-19 1 (Iraqi Forces, U.S. Special Forces Battle Insurgents, Kill 8 Terrorists ) Iraqi Forces, with U.S. Special Forces as advisers, detained 17 rogue Jaysh al-Mahdi militia members during two intelligence driven operations Aug. 19 in the Baghdad area. During the first operation, Iraqi Special Forces detained 6 members of the splinter JAM militia cell in southwestern Baghdad.  As the forces proceeded to the target location, enemy forces engaged them with small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades. Iraqi forces returned with proportional fire, killing eight insurgents. facts
3 2007-08-19 1 (Coalition Forces target al-Qaeda in Iraq; 3 terrorists killed, 21 suspects detained) Coalition Forces killed three terrorists and detained 21 suspected terrorists during operations Sunday to further damage the al-Qaeda in Iraq network in central and northern parts of the country. Based on information from an operation Aug. 11, Coalition Forces targeted the leader of an al-Qaeda in Iraq cell near Muqdadiyah believed to conduct attacks against Iraqi and Coalition Forces.  The ground forces called for the occupants of several buildings to come out, but the occupants did not comply.  After seeing weapons in the window and identifying two men as a hostile threat, Coalition Forces snipers responded in defense of the ground forces and engaged the armed men, killing them.  No other people inside the building were injured, and one suspected terrorist was detained. facts
5 2007-08-18 1 (Marne Soldiers coordinate air support, kills 5 insurgents) Task Force Marne Soldiers and aviators joined forces Aug. 18 to kill five insurgents targeting a combat outpost southeast of Baghdad. The Soldiers on the ground were able to guide 1st Battalion, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade aircraft onto the squad-sized enemy element within minutes of the initial contact. The aircraft engaged and destroyed one truck and one anti-aircraft weapon system. facts
2 2007-08-18 1 (Two terrorists killed, 16 detained in operations against al-Qaeda in Iraq) Coalition Forces killed two terrorists and detained 16 suspected terrorists during operations in central and northern Iraq Saturday targeting senior leaders of al-Qaeda in Iraq and its bombing networks. Coalition Forces raided two buildings in Baghdad looking for a senior leader of the car bombing network there.  As the ground forces arrived at the target location, a man came out of the building brandishing a weapon.  Coalition Forces, responding appropriately to the hostile threat, engaged the man, killing him.  Another armed man maneuvered onto the roof of a nearby building, and Coalition Forces engaged the second armed man as well, killing him. facts
13 2007-08-17 1 (13 terrorists killed, 12 suspects detained east of Tarmiyah) As Coalition Forces approached the targeted area, they immediately received heavy small arms fire from several buildings in the area. The ground forces returned fire, but when the enemy did not yield, Coalition Forces called for close air support. Enemy fire continued from other areas and ground forces used small arms and rocket launchers to return fire. Coalition Forces escalated their level of force, including using airborne firepower against the enemy, until four armed terrorists emerged from the building firing at the ground forces.  The four terrorists, including a female wearing a ski mask and wielding a rifle, were killed by aircraft and sniper fire.  Secondary explosions erupted from the building after it was engaged by the aircraft, indicating explosives stored inside. facts
11 2007-08-17 2 (Third failed attack in as many days yields nearly a dozen dead insurgents in Helmand) Afghan National Auxillary Police, advised by Coalition forces, effectively countered an insurgent attack today, the third in as many days, on the western side of the Helmand River, four kilometers (2.5 miles) from Fire Base Robinson, Helmand province. The ANAP-led force repelled the attack with accurate small-arms fire and artillery.  As insurgents attempted to flee, the combined force successfully cut-off their escape route. Nearly a dozen insurgents were killed during the battle. facts
3 2007-08-16 1 (Coalition Forces Kill Three, Detain Six, Capturing a High-Priority Special Groups Weapons Smuggler ) northeast of Baghdad. On the approach to the objective, Coalition Forces were fired upon by three armed gunmen.  Coalition Forces returned fire, killing the three gunmen. facts
1 2007-08-16 1 (Iraqi Forces, U.S. Special Forces dismantle sniper cell, detain three, kill one in Baghdad ) Iraqi forces, with U.S. Special Forces as advisers, detained three suspected terrorists during a series of operations in the Baghdad area. While traveling to the targeted location, ISOF and USSF identified and engaged a hostile individual pointing an automatic weapon at the lead vehicle in the convoy.  Using well-aimed, proportionate fire, the individual was killed. facts
2 2007-08-16 1 (Insurgents launch attack from mosque) Insurgents launched an attack against Coalition Forces from a Sunni mosque in Tarmiyah, Iraq, in Baghdad Province. The groundskeeper instructed everyone in the mosque to exit the mosque and surrender to CF. The groundskeeper and 20 people exited the mosque. After detaining the 20 individuals, the groundskeeper stated the mosque was empty. Two armed individuals remained on the roof. An air weapons team engaged the armed individuals on the northeast corner of the mosque’s roof with a Hellfire missile. facts
21 2007-08-16 1 (Baqouba Guardians with IP repel al-Qaeda attack) In an unprecedented combined action in Diyala Province, Iraqi police and citizen volunteers defeated a coordinated attack of approximately 40-60 al-Qaeda terrorists in the southern Burhitz area of Baqouba, Wednesday, and killed an estimated 21 insurgents, wounding more. As the terrorists entered the city of Burhitz, a group of concerned local citizens, called ‘Baqouba Guardians,’ and IPs stationed in Burhitz engaged the first wave of attackers, killing seven.  At least two suicide bombers were killed before they reached their intended targets, with the bomb vests detonating prematurely. The IP notified the Provincial Joint Coordination Center and requested Coalition Force attack helicopter support after the first engagement. Attack helicopters arrived and engaged another large group of heavily armed fighters staging near the first attack site, killing or wounding an estimated 14 terrorists. facts
5 2007-08-16 2 (Insurgents suffer losses in Helmand Province) Afghan National Army soldiers, supported by Coalition forces, successfully defeated another attempted Taliban ambush near the Regay Village, Helmand Province, Afghanistan today. The insurgents attacked the patrol with mortar fire and the ANA and Coalition forces immediately returned fire, killing a number of insurgents with accurate small-arms and mortar fire. facts
38 2007-08-15 1 (Operation ‘Lightning Hammer’ pounds al-Qaida in Diyala) Operation Lightning Hammer kicked off with a powerful barrage of artillery fires and air strikes on carefully selected targets in Diyala province, Iraq, Tuesday, sending al-Qaeda in Iraq a strong message that they have no safe haven there. The 5-73 Soldiers defeated several ineffective small arms attacks, killing three al-Qaeda gunmen, detaining eight, and uncovering a weapons cache, numerous IEDs and a booby-trapped house. (Something tells me there were LOTS more deat terrorists that are not being reported --GN) facts
11 2007-08-15 1 (Coalition Forces kill 11 terrorists, detain four) Coalition Forces killed 11 terrorists and detained four suspected terrorists during operations Wednesday targeting al-Qaeda operations in central and northern Iraq. Raids in Baghdad and north of Muqdadiyah, Coalition Forces continued to attack Baghdad’s car bombing network and raided a suspected safe house complex while targeting a foreigner who provides weapons to al-Qaeda in Iraq. Coalition Forces called in close air support to engage the maneuvering terrorists and used small arms to blow away the rest. facts
4 2007-08-15 1 (MND-B aircrews respond to checkpoint attack, kill four insurgents) Multi-National Division-Baghdad attack helicopter crews killed four insurgents at approximately 9 p.m., Aug. 15, north of Baghdad after the insurgents attacked a civilian infrastructure security checkpoint. The ground forces from Troop D, 1-82 FA, cleared the Apaches to engage the insurgents, and the aircrews fired on them – killing four. One insurgent was detained by the ground forces and a civilian security hostage was released. facts
4 2007-08-15 2 (Insurgents killed, wounded in Taliban ambush near Sangin) A combined force led by an element of Afghan National Auxiliary Police, advised by Coalition forces, was on a combat patrol, near the village of Regay, when an unknown number of insurgents attacked from multiple compounds and trenches using small-arms fire, mortars and rocket-propelled grenade launchers. The ANAP-led force repelled the attempted ambush with accurate small-arms fire and artillery.  When the insurgents reinforced their fighting positions with additional fighters, the ANAP requested Coalition close air support.  Coalition aircraft performed precision air strikes on the insurgents who were firing from the compounds and trench line. facts
6 2007-08-14 1 (Six terrorists killed, 5 suspects detained in coordinated operations ) Coalition Forces killed six terrorists and detained 26 suspected terrorists linked to al-Qaeda in Iraq during coordinated operations east of Balad the week of Aug. 9-14. (pics in the story!) Coalition Forces followed up the 24-hour operation with a precision raid Aug. 14.  As they began the operation, surveillance teams observed several men maneuvering into a previously secured area near the assault force.  Coalition Forces, responding to the organized enemy force, requested close air support to engage the men.  After the air strike, ground forces assessed six terrorists were killed in the engagement. facts
4 2007-08-14 1 (Coalition Forces Kill Four Terrorists, Detain Eight in Search for Militant Extremist Leader) Coalition Forces killed four terrorists and detained eight during a raid in Sadr City early Tuesday morning. The rogue Jaysh-al-Mahdi (JAM) leader and his operatives are suspected of coordinating and conducting attacks against Coalition Forces and moderate Iraqis within the Baghdad area. As Coalition Forces armored vehicles were departing the area, they were attacked by two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and small arms fire from multiple locations.  Coalition Forces called for rotary-wing aircraft to fire warning shots in order to allow the ground forces to break away from the firing extremists.  Coalition ground forces also returned fire, killing four armed gunmen. facts
0 2007-08-13 1 (Operation Lightning Hammer pursues al-Qaeda) Operation Lightning Hammer, involving approximately 16,000 Iraqi Security and Coalition Forces, began Aug. 13 with a large-scale offensive to defeat al-Qaeda and other terrorist cells seeking safe haven throughout the Diyala River Valley. This operation is a key part of Multinational Corps-Iraq’s overall operation, Phantom Strike. Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, partnered with members of the 5th Iraqi Army Division, initiated the operation with a late-night air assault into targeted locations to capture or kill al-Qaeda responsible for the violence against Iraqi civilians. (Just noting the start of the operation-GN) facts
5 2007-08-12 1 (Coalition Forces Kill An Estimated Three-to-Five Terrorists, Detain 13) Coalition Forces conducted the raid to capture or kill highly-sought weapons facilitators with connections to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps – Quds Force in Iran. A Coalition air strike also engaged the same light utility truck, destroying the truck and killing an estimated three to five people in the truck believed to be terrorists. facts
8 2007-08-12 1 (Attack helicopters engage and kill eight insurgents) The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade continued its lethal fight against insurgent forces when attack helicopters engaged and killed eight insurgents Aug. 9 in Salah ad Din province. An attack helicopter received a “troops in contact” call from Coalition ground forces. ... Moments later, the team observed 12 gunmen moving tactically near their attack position. After confirming positive identification of the enemy with ground forces, the attack team fired on the gunmen, killing eight. facts
3 2007-08-11 1 (Three terrorists killed, 10 detained in ops against foreign terrorists) Coalition Forces killed three terrorists and detained 10 suspects during raids targeting foreign terrorists in Salah ad Din and at Tamim provinces Saturday. In a raid north of Maqdadiyah, Coalition Forces targeted an individual allegedly leading a terrorist group involved in weapons trafficking and placing improvised explosive devices.  As they entered one building, three armed men drew their weapons on the assault force.  Coalition Forces fired on the three armed men, killing them. facts
4 2007-08-11 2 (Coalition forces suspect probing attacks in Oruzgan province) Elements of the 1st Brigade, 205th Afghan National Army Corps, along with Coalition Soldiers, repelled an unknown number of enemy fighters who were believed to be probing for responses and reaction times this morning at Firebase Anaconda, Oruzgan province. The insurgents attacked the heavily-defended firebase at daybreak using small-arms fire and 107mm rockets.  The combined ANA and Coalition force used accurate small-arms, machine gun and mortar fire to repel the enemy attack.  Four insurgents were confirmed killed in the attack. facts
26 2007-08-11 2 (Insurgents killed in second attack of day at Firebase Anaconda) Elements of the 1st Brigade, 205th Afghan National Army Corps, along with Coalition Soldiers, again repelled enemy fighters who gathered for an attack at Firebase Anaconda, Oruzgan province, this evening. This was the second probing attack of the day. Several Taliban were killed in this latest attack, in addition to the four killed, in this morning’s attack. The insurgents attacked an Afghan National Army patrol that was en-route to Firebase Anaconda. They (the terrorists) were met with crippling direct fire from Afghan National Army and Coalition forces inside the firebase. The Taliban retreated, leaving behind the dead and two-wounded comrades. Recent reporting of insurgent losses from Tuesday’s engagement rose dramatically today; more than 50 insurgents are now believed killed from Tuesday’s failed attack. facts
2 2007-08-10 1 (Coalition targets senior al-Qaeda: 2 terrorists killed, 10 suspects detained) Coalition Forces conducted a precision operation in a rural area southwest of Balad Friday targeting associates of a senior leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq. Coalition Forces followed the suspected terrorists’ vehicle and attempted to get the driver to stop.  The driver refused to comply with Coalition Forces, and appropriately escalated their level of force, firing on the vehicle to stop it. Both the driver and the passenger were killed in the operation.  facts
1 2007-08-10 1 (One terrorist killed, 22 suspects detained in ops targeting al-Qaeda senior leaders ) In Mosul, Coalition Forces conducted two coordinated raids where they captured a suspected vehicle-borne improvised explosive device maker also believed to be involved in kidnappings. As the assault force was leaving the area, an armed man near the target buildings engaged the force with small arms fire.  In defense of the ground force, a Coalition Forces sniper returned fire, killing the armed man. facts
12 2007-08-10 2 (ANSF, Coalition forces defeat insurgent ambush in Kandahar province) Afghan National Security Forces, advised by Coalition forces, were engaged in a day-long battle that began after an attempted Taliban ambush near Saestagul Kalay village, Meyan Nashin district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, today. As the insurgents reinforced their positions with additional fighters, the ANSF-led force requested Coalition close air support to defeat the enemy over the next several hours.  An estimated dozen insurgents were killed in the battle. facts
40 2007-08-09 2 (ANA and Coalition Forces fight large battle near Washir) The ANA-led forces were conducting a combat patrol to clear Taliban fighters in vicinity of Payowak, near the town of Washir, Helmand Province, when they were ambushed by an estimated 50 insurgents using small arms, RPGs, mortars and machine guns from multiple fortified positions and buildings. Elements of the 1st Brigade, 207th Afghan National Army Corps, advised by Coalition forces, quickly repelled the initial attack and moved to higher ground where they suppressed the enemy positions and called for air support. Various intelligence sources indicate that insurgents are reinforcing the existing positions from the nearby towns of Gulistan and Kuska Safio. Upwards of 50-100 reinforcing insurgent fighters could be entering the area. 10 insurgents have been confirmed killed with scores more estimated to have been killed or wounded. (I'm estimating the 40 -GN) facts
2 2007-08-08 1 (Iraqi, U.S. Special Forces detain 12 insurgents, kill two during three operations) Iraqi Special Operations Forces, with U.S. Special Forces as advisers, detained five suspected rogue Jaysh al-Mahdi militia insurgents, Aug. 8 in the neighborhood of Mahmudiyah in Baghdad. During the operation, ISOF and USSF came under enemy small-arms fire. With well-aimed fire, two insurgents were killed. facts
3 2007-08-08 1 (3 terrorists killed, 21 detained in operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq) West of Balad Wednesday, Coalition Forces conducted a precision operation targeting the leader of a terrorist cell of foreigners and internationally connected Iraqis associated with al-Qaeda in Iraq. Surveillance teams identified the targeted individual and his associates inside a vehicle and, based on the nature of the cell’s activities, declared it a hostile target.  When the vehicle stopped near a house, Coalition Forces fired on the vehicle, killing the three terrorists.  Explosions erupted from inside the car, and Coalition Forces later found rocket-propelled grenades, rifles and propane tanks in the vehicle. facts
4 2007-08-08 2 (ANSF, COALITION FORCES FEND-OFF ENEMY ATTACK NEAR KESHAY) Elements of the Afghan National Army 1st Brigade, 205th Corps, advised by Coalition forces, were on patrol when they were attacked by insurgent fighters near Keshay, Oruzgan province, Afghanistan today. The combined ANA and Coalition force repelled the attack with small-arms fire.  As the insurgents attempted to reinforce the fighting positions, the ANA-led patrol split into two assault groups and stormed the buildings clearing them of insurgents. Several insurgents were killed, four were captured, including one wounded insurgent. The remaining enemy fighters quickly retreated as air-support arrived. facts
32 2007-08-08 1 (Coalition Forces Kill 30 Special Groups Cell Terrorists, detain 12) Iraqi and Coalition Forces killed 30 Special Groups Cell terrorists and detained 12 suspected terrorists during operations Wednesday in Sadr City. As Iraqi and Coalition Forces approached the objective location, they observed two armed men in tactical fighting positions assessed to be early warning operatives for the individual targeted in the operation. Responding appropriately to the immediate threat, ground forces engaged the two armed men, killing them. During the course of the operation, the assault force and the overhead aerial support observed a vehicle and large group of armed men on foot attempting an assault on the ground forces. Responding appropriately to the threat of the organized terrorist force, close air support was called and engaged the terrorist vehicle and organized terrorist force, killing an estimated 30 terrorists. facts
1 2007-08-08 1 (Six suspected terrorists detained, one terrorist killed in Coalition raids) Iraqi and Coalition Forces targeted an al-Qaeda in Iraq Mosul-based emir who assists with terrorist operations in Kirkuk Wednesday morning. While Coalition Forces were on the targeted location two individuals were observed rapidly maneuvering towards the assault force providing perimeter security on the target. Responding appropriately to the immediate threat, Coalition Forces engaged the two men, wounding both.  Both individuals were taken to a military medical facility for treatment where one later died. facts
24 2007-08-07 2 (Coalition forces fend off enemy attack in Oruzgan province) Elements of the 1st Brigade, 205th Afghan National Army Corps, along with Coalition forces, repelled more than 75 enemy fighters who were attempting to overrun Firebase Anaconda, Oruzgan province this morning. The insurgents attacked the heavily-defended firebase from three sides using small-arms fire, rocket propelled grenades and 107mm rockets at daybreak. The combined ANA and Coalition force used accurate small-arms, machine gun and mortar fire to repel the enemy advance.  Close air support was called in to destroy the enemy fighters. Almost two dozen insurgents were confirmed killed in the attack. facts
30 2007-08-07 2 (ANAP, Coalition forces defeat enemy ambush in Sangin) Afghan National Auxillary Police officers, advised by Coalition forces, defeated an attempted ambush by insurgents while conducting a combat patrol 10 kilometers north of Sangin District Center, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, today. The ANAP-led force was patrolling the area in their continuing effort to rid the area of Taliban when the attack, by an estimated squad sized element, occurred. The Taliban, utilizing the vast wadi system on the western side of the Helmand River, attacked the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan forces with small arms, machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and 107 mm rockets. During the attempted ambush they reinforced their fighting positions with an estimated 30 additional fighters. The ANAP repelled the attempted ambush with small arms and machine gun fire and then coordinated Coalition close air support to destroy the enemy positions.  Coalition aircraft engaged on the wadi system, a bunker and a vehicle.  The strike on the vehicle caused a large secondary explosion, which suggested it was laden with explosives or ordnance to be used in the battle. After their vehicle was destroyed, insurgents attempted to retreat into a small building. A precision Coalition air strike destroyed the building along with a few insurgent leaders, a half dozen fighters, and a large amount of ammunition and weapons inside. facts
1 2007-08-06 1 (U.S. Special Forces, Iraqi SOF detain eight, kill one in air-strike ) Iraqi Special Operations Forces, with U.S. Special Forces as advisers, conducted an early morning intelligence driven raid detaining five alleged rogue Jaysh al-Mahdi insurgents in the Aamel area of Baghdad, Aug. 06. Upon leaving the objective, Iraqi and U.S. Forces received enemy-fire from insurgents. The insurgents fled the area after ineffective fire, while the Iraqi and U.S. Forces continued the mission. A surveillance air-craft found one of the insurgents from the earlier attack and carried out a precise air-strike killing the individual. facts
3 2007-08-06 1 (IRAQI ARMY SOLDIERS STOP TANKER TRUCK LOADED WITH EXPLOSIVES) Soldiers from the 3rd Iraqi Army Division stopped a tanker truck loaded with 5,000 pounds of explosives Aug. 6 following a shoot-out with unknown enemy forces in the Sinjar area near the Syrian border. The 3IA Soldiers were conducting a cordon and search of the village of Al-Azaem when they were engaged by 12 enemy forces with small arms fire.  The IA returned fire killing three and capturing the remaining nine. facts
11 2007-08-06 1 (11 terrorists killed, 10 suspects detained in Coalition operations) 1. East of Balad, Coalition Forces conducted a raid targeting an al-Qaeda in Iraq emir responsible for carrying out attacks against Coalition and Iraqi Security Forces in Salah ad Din province. 2. Coalition Forces targeted a close associate of the al-Qaeda in Iraq emir of the northern belts around Baghdad during a raid northwest of Tarmiyah. 3. Near the town of Khaylaniyah northeast of Baghdad, Coalition Forces conducted coordinated raids targeting the al-Qaeda in Iraq foreign terrorist network. 1. Coalition Forces called in close air support and confirmed seven armed terrorists were killed during the air engagement. 2. Coalition Forces, acting in self-defense, returned fire and killed three terrorists. 3. The terrorist was killed and Coalition Forces found him with a heavy machine gun. facts
4 2007-08-05 1 (MND-B Apache crews kill four armed insurgents) Multi-National Division-Baghdad Apache helicopter crews killed four armed insurgents at approximately 1 a.m. Aug. 5 in northwest Baghdad. The air weapons team of two Apaches from the 4th “Guns” Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, was providing area security for 1st Battalion, 325th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Infantry Regiment, when the unit came under small arms fire. The “Guns” Apaches saw five insurgents with weapons maneuvering through alleyways. After being cleared by the ground unit, the Apache crews engaged the insurgents, killing four and wounding one. facts
4 2007-08-05 1 (Four terrorists killed, seven detained) Coalition Forces killed four terrorists and detained seven suspected terrorists during operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq Sunday. 1. Coalition Forces targeted an al-Qaeda in Iraq leader believed to be the terrorist emir of a small town east of Balad, and 2. a Moroccan extremist believed to facilitate the movement of foreign terrorists in Iraq, east of Samarra. 1. Coalition Forces began their operation, and the surveillance teams saw two enemy elements of two armed men exit the mosque and maneuver into tactical positions against the assault force.  Coalition Forces, responding appropriately to the hostile threat, engaged each of the enemy elements, killing one armed man from each. 2. In the second operation, Coalition Forces observed three armed men outside the building after the IED emplacers entered. Responding appropriately to a group of armed enemy fighters, Coalition Forces called in close air support, which engaged the armed men in the yard of the building, killing two of them. facts
2 2007-08-04 1 (Two terrorists killed, weapons cache destroyed) Ground forces had set up a security perimeter for their operation near Kahylaniyah (Diyala province) when a vehicle sped toward them and stopped. Two men armed with AK-47s got out of the vehicle and attempted to fire on the ground forces. Coalition Forces, reacting in self-defense, engaged the armed men, killing them.  facts
3 2007-08-04 1 (F-16 Fighting Falcons eliminate rogue JAM extremists attempting an attack on Coalition Forces ) Two F-16 Fighting Falcons destroyed a rocket site being used by suspected Shi’a extremists linked to Jaysh al-Mahdi to target Coalition Forces Aug. 4 in the outskirts of Diwaniyah. According to preliminary reports, more than three members of the extremist group at the site were killed in the bombing. facts
4 2007-08-04 1 (Coalition Forces Kill Four Suspected Secret Cell Terrorists, Detain Eighteen) Coalition Forces conducted a raid to capture or kill suspected Special Groups Cell operatives in Qasirin before dawn on Saturday. The Special Groups operatives are suspected of coordinating logistical support from Iran for rogue Jaysh al Mahdi elements and Special Groups operating in Iraq. Coalition Forces conducted a complex, multi-faceted operation, killing four armed terrorists when they began to maneuver against ground troops.  facts
3 2007-08-03 1 (U.S. Special Forces, Iraqi Army detain three amid combat) Members of the Iraqi Army, with U.S. Special Operations Forces as advisors, detained three individuals in Diwaniya during an operation intended to disrupt a rogue Jaysh al-Mahdi insurgent group, August 3. After the three individuals were detained, Iraqi and U.S. forces encountered enemy small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades at the target location. Due to the location of the insurgents, air support was called in and delivered proportionate fire that killed the three insurgents. facts
1 2007-08-03 1 (Iraqi prison guards quell Badoush flare-up, restore order ). Iraqi Police Correctional Guards working at Badoush Prison ended a physical disturbance that involved nearly 65 inmates around 1 a.m., August 3. The Iraqi correctional guards were preparing to move several dozen inmates into isolation for a pending prisoner transfer when the unrest occurred. One inmate was shot and killed by an Iraqi guard after attempting an escape from the prison yard.  facts
2 2007-08-02 2 (Coalition forces attack two Helmand province area Taliban leaders) Coalition forces conducted a precision air strike against two notorious Taliban commanders conducting a leadership meeting in a remote area of the Baghran district, Helmand province today. Coalition forces gained actionable intelligence on the location of two Helmand-area Taliban commanders and monitored their movements near the village of Qaleh Chah. During a sizable meeting of senior Taliban commanders, Coalition forces employed precision guided munitions on their location after ensuring there were no innocent Afghans in the surrounding area.   “This operation shows that there is no safe haven for the insurgents,” said Army Maj. Chris Belcher, a Combined Joint Task Force- 82 spokesperson. “It will take some time to determine if both targets were killed.” facts
4 2007-08-02 1 (Two alleged Al-Qaeda emirs, 20 other suspects captured; four terrorists killed) Coalition Forces captured two alleged al-Qaeda in Iraq emirs, killed four terrorists and detained 20 suspected terrorists during operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq media cells and senior leaders Wednesday and Thursday. One of the dead assholes was later identified as Haythem Sabah Shaker Mahmud al-Badri, also known as Haythem Sabah al-Badri (facts) Raids in Mosul and near Samarra resulted in one dead terrorist each. North of Karmah Thursday, Coalition Forces continued to target senior al-Qaeda in Iraq leaders in Anbar province.  As the assault force approached the targeted buildings, two terrorists armed with AK-47s drew their weapons on the ground forces, using a woman as a human shield.  Coalition Forces closed in on the armed men when one terrorist attempted to assault an element of the ground forces.  Coalition Forces moved the woman out of the way and engaged the two armed men, killing them.  facts
3 2007-08-01 1 (Al-Qaeda emir of Mosul shot, killed by ISF) Iraqi Army soldiers from the 2nd Iraqi Army Division shot and killed three members of the Islamic State of Iraq terrorist organization, including its leader Safi, the touted al-Qaeda in Iraq emir of Mosul, after they were fired upon Aug. 1. The incident took place during a series of combined operations involving the 2nd Iraqi Army and the Iraqi Police throughout the city of Mosul.  The 2nd Iraqi Army Division headquarters element, including Brig. Gen. Moutaa, commander of the 2IA, were conducting cordon and search operations in northeast Mosul when Safi and three of his bodyguards were spotted in a pickup truck. The convoy gave chase and pulled the vehicle over.  All four men exited the pickup and began firing at the IA soldiers.  Moutaa and his security element returned fire, killing all three. facts
3 2007-07-31 1 (Coalition Forces detain 27 suspects, kill three terrorists) Coalition Forces detained 27 suspected terrorists and killed three terrorists during operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq key leadership and foreign terrorist facilitators in central and northern Iraq Tuesday and Wednesday. During early morning raids east of Balad, Coalition Forces observed three armed men maneuvering towards ground forces. Responding to the immediate threat, ground forces engaged the armed terrorists, killing one. The remaining two terrorists moved into a tactical fighting position, which resulted in ground forces using appropriate escalation of force, calling in close air support to engage the armed terrorists in their fighting position. Ground forces assess that both terrorists were killed from the close air support strafing. facts
4 2007-07-31 1 (Coalition Forces Capture Three Suspected Terrorists with Ties to IRGC-QF) Coalition Forces captured what are believed to be terrorists with ties to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF) from Iran in a raid Tuesday in Shulah. Coalition Forces received sustained small arms and rocket propelled grenade (RPG) fire from terrorists during a precision raid to capture or kill operatives with connections to the IRGC-QF.  Coalition Forces returned fire on the identified enemy positions killing four terrorists. facts
4 2007-07-29 1 (Iraqi Security Forces, U.S. Special Forces battle terrorists near Doura) Iraqi Security Forces, with U.S. Special Forces as advisors, detained two suspected al-Qaeda terrorists while conducting an intelligence driven operation in the Doura neighborhood of Baghdad, July 29. After completing the raid, Iraqi and U.S. Forces received enemy fire from several buildings across the street. After positively identifying four armed insurgents, U.S. Special Forces called in precision aerial fires that resulted in four insurgents killed.  facts
8 2007-07-29 1 (Eight terrorists killed, 40 suspects detained in Coalition operations) during operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq in Salah ad Din and Anbar provinces Sunday and Monday. In raids raid on Sunday targeting an al-Qaeda in Iraq emir near Tarmiyah. Coalition Forces, reacting in self-defense, called in close air support. facts
8 2007-07-29 1 (Coalition operations kill 8 terrorists, capture 22 suspects) Coalition Forces killed eight terrorists and detained 22 suspected terrorists during operations Sunday targeting al-Qaeda members in central Iraq and the Tigris River valley (the Yusifiyah area and south of Tarmiyah). In Yusifiyah, ss the assault force approached the location, a group of armed terrorists engaged them with small arms fire. Coalition Forces, reacting appropriately to the hostile threat from an organized force, employed close air support. The air strike killed five terrorists, while several more moved to a nearby building. In Tarmiyah, armed terrorists engaged the aircraft with small arms fire.  The aircraft, returning fire in self-defense, engaged the terrorists on the ground, killing three and wounding one suspect. facts
12 2007-07-27 1 Iraqi Security Forces, with U.S. Special Forces as advisors, detained a high-level rogue Jaysh al-Mahdi commander in western Karbala, July 27. While preparing to leave the target location, Iraqi Security Forces and U.S. Special Forces began receiving fire from three separate locations. The team determined the attackers were using small arms weapons, machine guns, and rocket-propelled grenades. As the team defended itself with well-aimed fire, killing five insurgents, rogue JAM militants fired on a helicopter assisting the team in the operation.  U.S. Special Forces called in precision aerial fires that resulted in approximately a dozen insurgents killed. facts
3 2007-07-26 2 A battle that began this morning as an attempted insurgent ambush north of the city of Keshay, Oruzgan province, Afghanistan, ended with another defeat of the Taliban by pro-government forces. A combined force led by an element of the 1st Brigade, 205th Afghan National Army Corps, advised by Coalition forces, was on a combat patrol north of the city when an unknown number of insurgents attacked from several fighting positions surrounding the ambush site using small-arms fire, machine guns, mortars and rocket propelled grenades. Several insurgents were killed and two were captured during the fighting. facts
50 2007-07-26 2 An element of 1st Brigade, 205th Afghan National Army Corps, combat-advised by Coalition forces, killed more than 50 enemy fighters during a combat patrol on the western side of the Helmand River in Helmand province during a battle that lasted more than 12 hours and finished early this morning.  Taliban insurgents engaged the ANA-led patrol 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) north of Qal’eh-ye Gaz, a village in Helmand province.  During the course of the battle, the insurgents attacked from 16 separate compounds using heavy machine guns, rocket propelled grenades and small-arms weapons. The Afghan National Security Forces and Coalition forces immediately returned fire and called in close air support to destroy the enemy fighters within the compounds.  As the battle concluded, more than 50 insurgents were confirmed killed with an unknown number wounded. Sixteen Taliban compounds, three enemy motorcycles and five enemy trucks were destroyed as well. facts
7 2007-07-26 1 (Seven terrorists killed, one detained in Coalition operation) Coalition Forces killed seven terrorists and detained one suspected terrorist during an operation near Muqudadiyah July 25-26. As Coalition Forces approached the targeted area, which was a previously assaulted terrorist stronghold, the assault force and airborne assets observed several armed terrorists maneuvering through the village and occupying fighting positions.  Coalition Forces responded appropriately to the imminent threat posed by the organized hostile force and engaged the terrorists with direct fire and close air support.  Five terrorists were killed due to close air support strafing and two terrorists were killed by direct fire from ground forces. facts
11 2007-07-26 1 (11 terrorists killed, 13 detained during Operation Woodshed Multi-National Division ) Iraqi and Coalition Forces conducted a combined air assault into Samood Village, an area near Turki Village, Iraq, July 26, killing 11 terrorists and detaining 13 suspected terrorists in an effort to secure the Turki Village region and provide stability to the local population. Operation Woodshed began early Thursday morning with soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 1st Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army Division, and paratroopers from Troop B, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, attached to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, targeting known terrorist cells in the area. Throughout the operation, the combined security forces, with assistance from attack helicopters, close-air support and field artillery assets, observed and killed several elements of anti-Iraqi forces attempting to maneuver on their elements. facts
2 2007-07-26 1 Multi-National Division-Baghdad Apache crews killed two armed insurgents at approximately July 26 west of Baghdad. An air weapons team of two Apaches from the 4th “Guns” Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, observed two insurgents with weapons enter a sedan and drive away from a suspected car bomb factory. The Apache crews were cleared by the ground unit to fire on the vehicle. The crews engaged the vehicle, destroying it and killing two insurgents. facts
7 2007-07-25 1 Attack aviation crews from Multi-National Division-Baghdad killed seven insurgents at approximately 12 p.m. July 25 in western Baghdad. The Apache crews from the 4th “Guns” Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, responded to a call from ground forces in contact with the enemy. The forces, from the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, were receiving small arms fire from about 15 insurgents. The insurgents attempted to flee the area in a van when attack aviation arrived. The Apache crews maintained identification of the vehicle and got clearance to fire from the ground forces. The crews engaged the vehicle, destroying it and killing seven insurgents. facts
20 2007-07-25 2 Insurgents attempted another ambush on an Afghan National Army - led patrol in Kandahar province today but met with the same results, scores of dead insurgents and no casualties to Islamic Republic of Afghanistan forces. A combined force consisting of elements of the 2nd Battalion, 1st Brigade, 209th ANA Corps, and a squad of Afghan National Police both advised by Coalition forces were near the village of Chenar Tu when they were ambushed for the third time in two days by an unknown number of insurgents hiding within three compounds. The insurgents attacked the patrol with RPGs, small-arms and heavy machine gun fire.  The combined force repelled the attempted ambush with small-arms fire and requested Coalition close air support to destroy the enemy positions.  Coalition aircraft dropped a total of four bombs, one on each compound and one on insurgents outside of the compounds. All bombs were dropped after Coalition forces positively identified each insurgent position. More than 20 insurgents were killed during the engagement. facts
7 2007-07-25 1 (25th CAB exploits technology to defeat terrorists) Attack helicopters from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade partnered with an unmanned aircraft, remotely piloted by a crew over one hundred kilometers away, teamed up to kill seven insurgents and wound two others during two engagements July 25, in the Diyala Province. An attack weapons team was performing a reconnaissance mission when they observed five insurgents placing an IED along a roadside. At the same time, a team over one hundred kilometers away, in the tactical operations center on Contingency Operating Base Speicher (Tikrit, Iraq), monitored the radio traffic and directed an unmanned aircraft near the engagement to assist. The crew of the unmanned aircraft was also on COB Speicher. After the team coordinated with ground forces, they engaged the enemy with a Hellfire missile and 30 millimeter cannon fire, killing five insurgents and wounding one. Capitalizing on these innovative technologies, the 25th CAB uses manned-unmanned teaming for an increasing number of their engagements. An unmanned aircraft surveilled and observed another six insurgents moving to the engagement site. The operators of the unmanned aircraft established communications through a communications relay device with the aircrew of the nearby helicopter and then remotely designated for the OH-58D Kiowa helicopter allowing for more precise targeting. The OH-58 fired a hellfire missile at the group of insurgents. Ground forces confirmed the missile killed two insurgents and wounded another two. facts
4 2007-07-24 2 Elements of the 2nd Battalion, 1st   Brigade, 209th Afghan National Army Corps, advised by Coalition forces, along with a squad of Afghan National Police were ambushed by an unknown number of insurgents while conducting a combat patrol near the village of Sarizkay, Kandahr province this morning. ANA and Coalition forces repelled the attack with small-arms fire and requested Coalition close air support to destroy the enemy positions.  Coalition aircraft dropped a total of four bombs and made several strafing runs on positively-identified insurgent positions.  Several insurgents were believed killed during the skirmish. facts
14 2007-07-24 1 Scout weapons helicopters from the 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, killed 14 insurgents in two engagements supporting coalition ground forces in the Diyala province, July 24. Scout weapons aircraft responded to a call from ground force receiving small-arms fire from insurgents. The teams arrived on the scene and engaged the insurgents killing five. Surveillance aircraft responded to a radio call from ground forces observing a group of insurgents moving tactically along a canal in central Diyala. The air teams moved into position and fired on the insurgents killing nine. facts
1 2007-07-23 1 Iraqi Security Forces killed a senior member of an al Qaeda in Iraq cell and seven suspected insurgents were detained following a series of early-morning raids at a terrorist training camp July 23.  With Coalition Forces present as advisers, Iraqi Security Forces cleared a series of buildings located on an abandoned Iraqi Army base in the Hamrah Region northeast of Karmah.  Iraqi Security Forces were engaged by an enemy shooter at one of their objectives.  An assault team moved to positively identify the shooter, a senior al Qaeda cell member, and lethal force was used to eliminate the threat. facts
50 2007-07-23 2 Afghan National Army Soldiers and Coalition forces routed a large number of enemy fighters during a patrol on the western side of the Helmand River in northern Helmand province in a battle, which began yesterday and finished today.  The engagement began yesterday afternoon when insurgents began attacking an ANA-led patrol in the vicinity of Shaban village with RPG’s and small-arms fire. As the battle continued into early morning, more than four dozen insurgents had been confirmed killed by ANA at the scene, including what intelligence suggests were two mid-level Taliban commanders.   facts
40 2007-07-23 2 Afghan National Security Forces, advised by Coalition forces, successfully defeated a Taliban ambush in Helmand province today. The ANSF and Coalition forces immediately returned fire and called in c lose air support to destroy the positively-identified enemy fighters within the compounds. Coalition aircraft dropped a total of three bombs, each on a separate compound, during this encounter.  The ANA-led patrol killed more than three dozen insurgent fighters with accurate small-arms and mortar fire and precision air strikes. facts
1 2007-07-22 1 Coalition Forces conducted a raid north of Baghdad targeting an al-Qaeda in Iraq emir and his associates.  As ground forces began their operation, they received small arms fire from the building they were entering and another building nearby. Coalition Forces, acting in self-defense, returned fire.  As the ground forces secured the area, they found one armed man who was killed in the engagement. facts
9 2007-07-21 1 Coalition Forces killed nine terrorists, detained eight suspected terrorists and uncovered weapons caches during an operation near Muqudadiyah July 20-21. One terrorist was killed in an air strike near the Tigris River. Throught the operation terrorists continued to engage the ground forces and Coalition Forces returned fire in self-defense using small arms and air support. facts
3 2007-07-21 1 Baghdad troops opened fire on insurgents emplacing a roadside bomb, killing three and wounding at least one more July 21 during continuing clearing operations in the Rashid District. Troops from Company B, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, attached to the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, witnessed five men out after curfew excavating a hole by the side of the road in a Doura neighborhood of southern Baghdad. facts
6 2007-07-20 1 Coalition Forces came under small arms fire by hostile forces operating from a structure near Hussayniyah just before midnight Friday. Coalition attack aircraft targeted structure with precision munitions and observed at least seven secondary explosions, possibly caused by explosives and munitions stored inside. Iraqi Police inspected both sites and reported six individuals killed and five wounded. facts
3 2007-07-20 1 Coalition Forces conducted a broad operation south of Baghdad, raiding 15 buildings in search of terrorists, one of whom is reportedly a Shari’a judge and 2 cell leaders for al-Qaeda in Iraq.  In two different locations, as the ground forces cleared the buildings, men armed with automatic weapons attempted to maneuver into positions to assault the force.  Coalition Forces, reacting appropriately to the hostile threat, engaged the men, killing them. facts
4 2007-07-20 1 A precision air strike destroyed a tanker truck loaded with explosives during Operation Marne Avalanche northeast of Haswah July 20. An F-16 fighter jet flying in support of the operation dropped two 500-pound bombs on the truck and destroyed it. facts
1 2007-07-19 1 Iraqi Special Operations Forces and Coalition Forces killed one al-Qaeda insurgent and detained nine others suspected of insurgent activities during an early morning intelligence driven raid in western Baghdad Iraqi and Coalition Forces received enemy-fire while conducting their raid on a local residence.  Iraqi forces killed the insurgent and carried out the mission. facts
3 2007-07-18 1 Baghdad attack helicopter crews killed three insurgents who were transporting weapons from a mosque and destroyed two enemy vehicles west of Baghdad The Apache crews observed insurgents putting weapons into a cargo truck. The pilots engaged the vehicle as it was traveling, destroying the vehicle and killing three insurgents. facts
3 2007-07-17 1 Coalition Forces killed three terrorists and detained two suspected terrorists during two coordinated operations targeting an al-Qaeda in Iraq weapons facilitator July 17 southwest of Tarmiyah. During the first precision operation, Coalition Forces approached a vehicle believed to contain a terrorist weapons facilitator connected to al-Qaeda in Iraq senior leaders. As Coalition Forces neared the vehicle, three men emerged from the vehicle and engaged them with small arms fire. Coalition Forces, responding in self-defense, returned fire and killed the three armed men. facts
12 2007-07-16 1 Baghdad troops killed approximately 12 insurgents during a firefight in eastern Baghdad after coming under attack by insurgents with small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades July 16. Insurgents attacked paratroopers from the 1st ?Red Devil? Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, attached to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, in the Fadhl neighborhood of the Rusafa District. facts
2 2007-07-16 1 A senior member of an al-Qaeda in Iraq media cell gave himself up to Coalition Forces during a raid in Mosul.˙ In addition to his surrender, the al-Qaeda in Iraq media cell member led Coalition Forces to the media cell headquarters, where they discovered various jihadist propaganda and media materials.˙ In Baghdad, Coalition Forces conducted a raid targeting a key liaison between al-Qaeda in Iraq senior leaders and vehicle-borne improvised explosive device cells in the city.˙ When the ground forces began clearing the building, one man ran toward the perimeter security element.˙ Coalition Forces, reacting to the perceived hostile threat, engaged the man, killing him.˙ Ground forces detained two suspected terrorists during the operation. A raid southwest of the capital city targeted close associates of al-Qaeda in Iraq senior leaders. When Coalition Forces began securing the building, one man fled the scene, and began digging in the yard. Coalition Forces pursued the man, who attempted to evade the ground forces. When the ground forces caught up with the man, he attempted to assault an element of the force, and Coalition Forces, reacting in self-defense, engaged the man, killing him. facts
83 2007-07-16 1 ****---- ****---- ****---- To date, Operation Marne Torch resulted in 1,152 structures cleared, 83 insurgents killed, Marne Avalanche is an offensive operation aimed at stopping southern Baghdad from being used as a safe haven and preventing the movement of weapons, munitions and insurgents into Baghdad. facts
3 2007-07-16 2 Several suspected militants died and one was detained in an operation earlier today in the Shahjay district of Zabul. During the operation, several armed males were shot and killed by the forces.  Some of those killed were wearing chest racks, in addition to having small arms weapons and carried other weapons including light machine guns and grenades.    facts
7 2007-07-14 1 The top target for al Qaeda in Iraq south of Baghdad was killed July 14 in Arab Jabour by precision-guided munitions, the Excalibur. Shortly after 12 p.m., 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, received a call that Abu Jurah and 14 anti-Iraqi forces were meeting at a house in Arab Jabour. At approximately 1:12 p.m., the house was positively identified allowing 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery Regiment to fire two Excalibur rounds destroying the meeting house. An unmanned aerial vehicle observed persons leaving the house, loading injured individuals into a sedan and fleeing the scene. An AH-64 Apache helicopter engaged the sedan destroying it. Three people were observed running from the meeting house to a nearby house. facts
1 2007-07-14 1 As the patrol moved along, the Soldiers encountered small-arms fire and shot back, killing a terrorist. Soldiers of 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) out of Fort Drum, N.Y., and 4th Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division, joined forces to clear the villages near al-Owesat and al-Thobat, Iraq, July 14. facts
2 2007-07-14 1 Iraqi Security Forces and Coalition Forces killed two and injured two rogue Jaysh al-Mahdi terrorists conducting an ambush on Iraqi and Coalition Forces operating in Al Kut July 14. Iraqi and Coalition Forces killed two terrorists, injured two others and destroyed both IEDs in the process. The ambush was successfully circumvented with no death or injury to the teams.˙ facts
60 2007-07-14 1 Since the beginning of Operation Arrowhead Ripper, 60 al-Qaida operatives have been confirmed killed and 224 have been detained. More than 700 soldiers, mostly from 1st Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army Division are working alongside units from the 1-12th Combined Arms Battalion and 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment. facts
6 2007-07-14 1 Coalition Forces conducted an operation south of Baqubah targeting a weapons dealer linked to the foreign terrorist network in Samarra.˙ When they reached the target location, they called out to the occupants of the building and were immediately engaged with small arms fire that escalated to include heavy machine gun fire. Coalition Forces called in an air strike against a group of armed terrorists during a raid in Diyala province Saturday, killing at least six of the armed men. facts
2 2007-07-13 1 Attack helicopters from the 1st Squadron 82nd Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade engaged and killed two insurgents and wounded another three in two engagements July 13, near Samarra, Iraq. The first attack weapons team observed a fuel tanker burning after being struck by an IED on a local main supply route.˙ The team identified and engaged the emplacers, killing one and wounding the other two. A second engagement took place when attack helicopters observed two insurgents digging and placing an IED next to a road near a village in Tikrit, Iraq. Coalition Force helicopters engaged the emplacers, killing one insurgent and wounding the other. facts
2 2007-07-13 1 Coalition Forces killed two terrorists and detained 19 suspected terrorists during operations in central and western Iraq Friday targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq senior leaders and their associates. Coalition Forces targeted the leaders of al-Qaeda in Iraq during coordinated raids on several buildings in Tarmiyah.˙ As Coalition Forces entered one of the buildings, two men charged the ground forces and attempted to assault them.˙ Coalition Forces, reacting in self-defense, engaged the two men, killing them. facts
3 2007-07-13 2 Officers of the Afghan National Auxiliary Police, combat advised by Coalition forces, defeated an attempted ambush by Taliban fighters while patrolling 10 km. south of the Sangin District Center, on the western side of the Helmand River in Helmand Province today. The ANAP facing an insurgent force of more than 15 repelled the attack using effective small arms, machine gun and MK-19 fire. Several Taliban were killed and several more wounded in the brief exchange. facts
5 2007-07-12 1 A Coalition Forces air strike killed five insurgents who were observed planting an improvised explosive device along a heavily traveled route in Diwaniyah, July 12. During routine aerial reconnaissance in the Diwaniyah area, Coalition Forces spotted the five individuals emplacing an IED on a route used regularly by Iraqi Security Forces as well as civilian drivers. With the area cleared of civilians, the Coalition Forces conducted the aerial strike with well aimed and proportional force, killing the targeted subjects. facts
9 2007-07-12 1 Multi-National Division ? Baghdad Soldiers, with their Iraqi Security Force counterparts, killed nine insurgents and detained 13 more after coming under fire July 12 in the New Baghdad District of eastern Baghdad. Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, and the 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, both operating in eastern Baghdad under the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, along with their Iraqi counterparts from the 1st Battalion, 4th Brigade, 1st Division National Police, were conducting a coordinated raid as part of a planned operation when they were attacked by small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades. Coalition Forces returned fire and called in attack aviation reinforcement.˙˙˙ ˙Nine insurgents were killed in the ensuing firefight. One insurgent was wounded and two civilians were killed during the firefight. facts
5 2007-07-12 2 Officers from the Afghan National Auxiliary Police, combat-advised by Coalition forces, were ambushed by Taliban fighters while patrolling 15 km (9 miles) south of the Sangin District Center, west of the Helmand River in Helmand Province today. The ANAP-led force repelled the attack using small arms fire killing five insurgents. facts
11 2007-07-12 2 Soldiers from the 1st Brigade, 205th Afghan National Army Corps, supported by Coalition forces, engaged Taliban forces in a five-hour fire fight near the village of Sarsina, Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan today. Insurgents engaged the combined ANA and Coalition patrol with small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades. The ANA-led forces returned fire, immediately killing one of the insurgents. Coalition forces then received fire from insurgents hiding in a nearby tree line and a compound. Coalition forces estimated that more than 15 enemy fighters were in the compound. Close air support was called in after the ANA and Coalition forces visually identified the location of the Taliban force. All fires were controlled by a Coalition force Joint Tactical Air Controller during this engagement. facts
29 2007-07-11 1 Iraqi Army and Coalition Forces, using tips from local citizens, targeted al-Qaida operatives outside Diyala?s provincial capital July 11, in a continued effort to deny any safe-haven to the terrorist group. Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army Division, and 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted Operation Ithaca, targeting al-Qaida operatives near the villages of Haimer, Abu Nasim, and Jamil, Iraq, resulting in 29 al-Qaida gunmen killed, 23 detained, eight hostages released, two weapons caches discovered and a safe house destroyed. facts
1 2007-07-11 1 Iraqi Army and Coalition Forces killed a rogue Jaysh Al-Mahdi Special Group cell commander July 11 during an intelligence driven operation in eastern Baghdad. Iraqi Army and Coalition Forces entered the residence to detain Said Jaffer for questioning. When the insurgent commander brandished a pistol, the team verbally instructed him in Arabic to drop his weapon. However, Jaffer refused to comply and the team engaged the insurgent with well-aimed and proportional fire. facts
3 2007-07-11 1 Iraqi Army Soldiers and their Coalition counterparts found an improvised explosive device factory during a raid in Mosul?s Al Sina?a neighborhood July 11. Working from local tips, soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Army Division, in coordination with Coalition forces from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment moved into the neighborhood and came under small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire from insurgent gunmen.˙ The CF and IA returned fire, killing three of the insurgents while the remaining attackers fled to a nearby building. facts
20 2007-07-11 1 Operation Saber Guardian, a joint operation between 3rd Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army soldiers, local concerned citizens, and 6-9 Armored Reconnaissance Squadron, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, targeted at al-Qaida leadership near the town of Sherween, Iraq, resulted in 20 al-Qaida terrorists killed, 20 detained, and two weapons caches and 12 improvised explosive devices discovered. The operation began early Tuesday morning with close air support engaging three river crossings and one bridge with eight 2,000 pound bombs and 14-500 pound bombs. The locations are used by al-Qaida to conduct their attacks and were engaged to prevent their escape. The people of Sherween played a vital role in this operation as they fought side-by-side the ISF to help them capture and kill known terrorists. facts
2 2007-07-11 1 During early morning raids in Mosul and western Baghdad. Coalition Forces Coalition Forces, reacting to the hostile threats, engaged the men, killing them. facts
8 2007-07-10 2 combat operations July 10 and 11 in the city of Ad Diwaniyah with the aim of improving the security situation in the local area and detaining extremists Iraqi Security Forces and Coalition Forces facts
8 2007-07-09 1 Elements of 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, attached to the 82nd Airborne Division?s 2nd Brigade Combat Team, killed eight members of a criminal militia, believed to be responsible for roadside bomb emplacements and indirect fire attacks originating from Sadr City, while conducting an early morning precision raid in the eastern Baghdad security district July 9. After receiving a tip from residents on the whereabouts of leaders of a criminal militia operating inside Sadr City,? The Soldiers responded, killing the eight insurgents during the ensuing firefight. facts
0 2007-07-09 1 There?s also footage of one of the largest re-enlistments in Iraq, officiated by Gen. David Petraeus, the commander of Multi-National Force - Iraq. http://www.dvidshub.net/?script=video/video_main.php. facts
1 2007-07-08 2 Afghan National Security Forces, advised by Coalition forces, killed a key Taliban leader and discovered a weapon cache in a targeted strike in the vicinity of Aram Village, Paktya Province, Afghanistan, today. Elements of the Afghan National Police, acting on intelligence, located and killed a mid-level Taliban field commander and improvised explosive device cell leader, known only as Commander Saleem. facts
4 2007-07-08 1 (Operation William Wallace clears Abu Tina ) Building upon recent success in the Diyala River Valley, Iraqi and Coalition Soldiers conducted Operation William Wallace, Aug. 8, to destroy al-Qaeda elements in the Abu Tina area. Conducting an early-morning air assault, the 2nd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army Division, partnered with Soldiers from Troop B, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, attached to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, cleared the village; resulting in four terrorists killed, two suspected terrorists detained and a weapons cache discovered. facts
3 2007-07-07 1 An air weapons team killed three insurgents July 7 in Jisr Diyala, Iraq. Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 1st Cavalry Regiment and 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment facts
1 2007-07-07 1 An intelligence driven operation in northwest Iraq (Balad) Iraqi Forces received enemy fire from a sniper on one house in the neighborhood. Iraqi Forces killed the insurgent. facts
9 2007-07-07 1 The 1st Battalion 8th Iraqi Army Division and the Iraqi Hillah SWAT, responded to a small arms attack while conducting an intelligence driven operation for a senior leader of a rogue Jaysh al-Mahdi militia loyal to Iran July 7 near Diwaniyah. The Iraqi forces, with Coalition Forces as advisors, killed nine insurgents linked to rogue JAM elements and detained four others. facts
3 2007-07-07 2 A Taliban mortar crew fired on an Afghan National Auxiliary Police led patrol in the Nahr Surkh District area west of the Helmand River. The ANAP observed some of the insurgents’ rounds land in civilian compounds as the Taliban attempted to bracket their position. The ANAP and Coalition forces quickly determined the point of origin of the enemy’s 82 mm mortar system. Using small arms fire, heavy weapons, and precision close air support the ANAP destroyed the mortar site, killing several Taliban. facts
3 2007-07-06 1 During a raid west of Fallujah, Coalition Forces captured a suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq battalion commander After Coalition Forces entered the building, they encountered a man with an AK-47 and two men with pistols who began firing on the ground force. Coalition Forces, acting in self-defense, engaged the three armed terrorists, killing them.˙ facts
30 2007-07-06 2 Afghan National Security Forces supported by Coalition forces successfully defeated an attempted Taliban ambush near the village of Danjabad in Farah province today. Taliban insurgents engaged a combined Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police patrol from fortified positions with heavy machine guns, small arms, and rocket propelled grenades. The Afghan National Security Force immediately regrouped and moved to cover, suffering minimal losses and effectively countered the attack.˙ The ANSF killed more than 30 insurgent fighters with accurate small-arms fire and precision air strikes. facts
10 2007-07-06 2 Afghan National Security Force elements, advised by Coalition forces, killed a significant amount of insurgents during an overnight battle, which began after an attempted Taliban ambush at a random vehicle checkpoint near Cahar Cineh, Uruzgan province. Two Afghan National Police vehicles were attacked with small-arms, medium-machine guns and rocket propelled grenades by Taliban forces. ANSF and Coalition forces responded to the initial attack from a nearby firebase and repelled the enemy with small-arms, artillery and close air support in the sparsely populated area of southern Afghanistan. facts
10 2007-07-05 2 Afghan National Security Force elements, advised by Coalition forces, killed a significant amount of insurgents during an overnight battle, which began after an attempted Taliban ambush at a random vehicle checkpoint near Cahar Cineh, Uruzgan province. (I estimated 10 as being "significant"--GN) ANSF and Coalition forces responded to the initial attack from a nearby firebase and repelled the enemy with small-arms, artillery and close air support in the sparsely populated area of southern Afghanistan. facts
30 2007-07-05 2 Elements of the 209th Kandak of the Afghan National Army, Afghan National Police and Coalition forces engaged enemy fighters throughout the operation with small-arms fire and air strikes in an effort to eliminate Taliban activity in the area. The operation ended with a significant number * of insurgents killed, two key leaders captured and no civilian casualties. (* I estimated 30 as the "significant number" --GN) Afghan National Security Forces, advised by Coalition forces, concluded a month-long mission called Operation Adalat in the Shah Wali Kot area of Kandahar province July 5 facts
1 2007-07-05 1 Coalition Forces killed one terrorist and detained six suspected terrorists before dawn Thursday in and near Sadr City. During the first raid, Coalition Forces were fired upon by terrorists.˙ Coalition Forces returned fire in accordance with the rules of engagement killing one terrorist. facts
10 2007-07-04 1 Coalition Forces detained nine suspected terrorists and killed 10 terrorists Wednesday morning during operations in the Anbar province and in Mosul targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq terror cell leaders and their operatives Coalition Forces raided a series of buildings in Anbar province looking for a suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq leader who is known to be responsible for the torture of Iraqis civilians who are viewed as supporting Coalition Force. facts
3 2007-07-03 1 Coalition Forces targeted an al-Qaeda in Iraq military emir during a raid west of Tarmiyah, and conducted operations in western Baghdad and Al Asad. Coalition Forces killed three terrorists, detained 29 suspected terrorists and destroyed a cache of bomb-making materials during operations in western and central Iraq facts
25 2007-07-02 1 Coalition Forces conducted the three-day operation near the town of Mukhisa targeting al-Qaeda operatives in support of Operation Arrowhead Ripper. During the engagement Coalition Forces killed an estimated 25 terrorists and the enemy fire stopped.˙ facts
15 2007-07-02 1 Multi-National Division-Baghdad attack helicopter crews engaged a group of terrorists attempting to fire a rocket toward the International Zone at approximately 10 p.m. July 2 in eastern Baghdad Apache crews from 1st ?Attack? Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, were conducting aerial reconnaissance when they spotted terrorists emplacing a rocket in the eastern Baghdad Sadr City District aimed toward the International Zone.˙ The Apache crews gained positive identification of 10-15 terrorists who dispersed as the Apache crews closed in on their position. facts
1 2007-07-02 1 Iraqi Security Forces foiled a late night attack by alleged Al Qaeda members on a checkpoint in the western Rashid District Iraqi National Police officers were attacked just after midnight by four armed men.˙ The policemen returned fire, killing one of the insurgents and forcing two others to flee the scene facts
2 2007-07-02 1 Using information gained from an operation June 15, Coalition Forces conducted a series of raids and captured a senior-level al-Qaeda in Iraq leader in the capital city.˙ Coalition Forces killed two terrorists, detained eight suspected terrorists and uncovered several bomb caches during coordinated raids targeting the Baghdad bombing network Monday. facts
23 2007-07-01 1 At least 23 insurgents were killed in fighting 4 kilometers south of Ramadi on Jazzera al Humar (Donkey Island) along the Nassar Canal June 30 and˙ July 1. The battle began at approximately 9:20 p.m. Saturday when Coalition Forces were attacked with small arms fire from two trucks near their position. U.S. Soldiers returned fire and pursued the fleeing attackers with the help of Army AH-64A Apache helicopter gun ships, Marine F-18 Hornet and AV-8B Harrier fighter jets. Helicopters killed at least one insurgent and wounded another, and destroyed the two trucks, later determined to be loaded with weapons, ammunition and explosives. facts
3 2007-07-01 1 Baghdad Soldiers killed three insurgents following an improvised explosive device attack in eastern Baghdad?s Adhamiyah District July 1 Following the attack, elements of 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, operating in east Baghdad under the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, observed the insurgents running into an abandoned building. The Soldiers engaged and killed the insurgents. facts
1 2007-07-01 1 Coalition Forces killed one suspected terrorist and detained eight others near Koresh, Iraq, four miles south of Baghdad July 1. Soldiers from Troop C, 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), from Fort Drum, NY, conducted the mission based on tips from sources they had developed in the area over the initial months of their deployment.˙ The squadron launched an immediate air assault to nab the time sensitive targets. facts
3 2007-06-30 1 The teams reached Ramadi and received notice that Coalition Forces were taking heavy small arms fire. To maximize the helicopters' time over a potential target, one team immediately went to the Ramadi forward arming and refueling point and the other attack weapons team flew into the fight. They engaged extremists with 30 millimeter cannon fire neutralizing them. Apache pilots from Company B, 1st Battalion, 149th Aviation Regiment (Attack), 36th Combat Aviation Brigade and Company A, 2nd Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, engaged extremists and saved a critically-wounded Soldier's life during a firefight in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on June 30, 2007. facts
1 2007-06-30 1 Multi-National Division-Baghdad attack helicopter crews responded to Coalition Forces taking small arms fire from insurgents June 30 in southern Baghdad.˙ The crews engaged the insurgents, killing one and wounding another. facts
26 2007-06-30 1 Coalition Forces conducted two separate raids targeting suspected secret cell terrorists during pre-dawn hours Saturday in Sadr City.˙ Coalition Forces armored vehicles used proper escalation of force rules to engage four civilian vehicles.˙ Coalition Forces also received multiple attacks with rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs). Coalition Forces killed an estimated 26 terrorists and detained seventeen suspected secret cell terrorists during the two operations. facts
25 2007-06-30 2 ISAF Operation Ghartse Ghar, supported by elements of the 205th Afghan National Army and Coalition forces, continued their operation to clear insurgents from both sides of the Helmand River, near the village of Haderabad, Nahr-e Saraj district, Helmand province. The ANA and Coalition forces identified several enemy positions during this exchange, to include mortar positions, observation posts, compounds and a trench system.˙ They returned fire and called in Coalition and ISAF close air support.˙ All enemy positions were destroyed in the engagement.˙(I'm assuming the number killed here is somewhere around 25 --GN) facts
1 2007-06-29 1 Multi-National Division-Baghdad attack helicopter crews killed one insurgent and wounded another in southern Baghdad June 29. The insurgents were targeted after they fired upon ground forces from 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, at approximately 1:30 p.m. The Apache crews from 4th "Guns" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division worked with the ground forces to identify the insurgents and engage them. facts
2 2007-06-29 1 East of Fallujah, Tarmiyah and Mosul, Coalition Forces killed three terrorists and detained 26 suspected terrorists during operations Friday targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq senior leaders and bombing networks. Coalition Forces facts
6 2007-06-28 1 Salman Pak, Iraq, southeast of Baghdad A British Royal Air Force GR-4 Tornado dropped a 1,000-pound enhanced pave way II bomb after insurgents who attacked an Iraqi National Police station and checkpoint destroying a guard tower and four vehicles facts
3 2007-06-28 1 In operations June 28 In Risalah, MND-B troops killed three insurgents, wounding two and detained 10 suspects. A patrol from 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment ?Vanguards? began to take fire from two machine guns. The patrol returned fire, killing both insurgents and confiscating their PKC machine guns. facts
2 2007-06-26 1 Coalition Forces engaged and killed two gunmen near Al Thurah, north of Muqdadiyah, Tuesday. The Soldiers from Troop A, 6-9 Armored Reconnaissance Squadron were conducting security operations when they engaged three gunmen armed with AK-47s, killing one.˙ The CF were then attacked with rocket-propelled grenades. facts
1 2007-06-26 1 Coalition Forces aircraft killed an insurgent and wounded another June 26 south of Baghdad Two AH-64 Apache helicopters with Multi-National Division ? Center?s 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade received small arms fire from a building. The helicopters engaged the insurgents with 30 mm rounds facts
2 2007-06-26 1 Coalition Forces, south of Baghdad, killed two terrorists and detained two suspected terrorists during operations Tuesday targeting al-Qaeda-in-Iraq leaders and their bombing network. As Coalition Forces were leaving the site, they observed a group of five armed men taking up tactical positions against them.˙ Reacting appropriately to the perceived hostile threat, Coalition Forces engaged the armed men, killing one. facts
6 2007-06-26 1 A Coalition Forces aircraft bombed a building today killing six insurgents near Salman Pak, Iraq, southeast of Baghdad. A British Royal Air Force GR-4 Tornado dropped the 2,000-pound bomb after insurgents attacked an Iraqi National Police station and checkpoint destroying a guard tower and four vehicles. After attacking the checkpoint, the insurgents entered a mosque and began firing on the checkpoint from the mosque's rooftop. The insurgents fled the mosque and entered the building which was later bombed. facts
1 2007-06-25 2 Coalition forces killed a suspected militant and detained two others in an operation early Tuesday against al-Qaida in Zana Khan district of Ghazni Province.˙ Credible intelligence led the forces to the location suspected of housing militants working within the Haqqani network.˙ One suspected militant was shot while coalition forces entered the compound.˙ facts
4 2007-06-25 1 Coalition Forces killed four Secret Cell terrorists during pre-dawn operations on Monday in Sadr City as part of an effort to deny Iranian influence in Iraq. As Coalition Forces moved towards the objective, the ground force received small arms fire from terrorists using a car for cover.˙ Coalition Forces destroyed the automobile with a main gun round fired from a U.S. main battle tank.˙ Four terrorists were killed during the operation. facts
1 2007-06-25 1 Coalition forces killed a known terrorist leader in Mosul during a raid Monday, further depleting a terrorist network already strained by Coalition operations. Khalid Sultan Khulayf Shakir al-Badrani, also known as Abu Abdullah, was the al-Qaeda in Iraq emir of western Mosul. Coalition Forces targeted Sultan during a raid on a house in Mosul.˙ As the ground force entered the building, two men attempted to flee the scene.˙ The ground force caught them on the roof of the building, where one man identified as al-Badrani drew a pistol.˙ Coalition Forces, reacting appropriately to the hostile threat, engaged al-Badrani, killing him.˙ facts
2 2007-06-25 1 Terrorists attacked the Joint Security Station (JSS) in Bayji, Iraq, on Monday, killing seventeen Iraqi police and wounding fourteen others IPs and U.S. Soldiers from Company C, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, repelled the insurgents, killing two and wounded several others, while keeping control over the JSS. facts
2 2007-06-24 1 Operation Bull Run and Operation Blore Heath II were conducted with the Iraqi National Police and the Iraqi army. Both operations are a part of Multi-National Division-Center's Operation Marne Torch, the latest Coalition Force initiative to eliminate insurgent sanctuaries southeast of Baghdad. The 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team completed two simultaneous operations in a 48-hour period in Al Dura'iya June 24.˙ Two insurgents were killed and seven were detained during these operations. facts
2 2007-06-23 1 Coalition forces positively identified two terrorists killed in an operation June 23 south of Hawija. Mehmet Yilmaz, also known as Khalid al-Turki, was a known terrorist and senior leader in al-Qaeda who operated a cell that facilitated the movement of foreign fighters into Iraq for al-Qaeda operations. Yilmaz was killed when Coalition Forces targeted him during an operation south of Hawija.˙ As Coalition Forces approached the targeted building, four men got into a vehicle and drove away from the area.˙ Coalition Forces followed the men, one of whom was believed to be Yilmaz.˙ When the vehicle stopped, the men got out of the vehicle with weapons in hand.˙ Coalition Forces, responding appropriately to the hostile threat, engaged the armed men, killing them.˙ facts
3 2007-06-23 1 Soldiers with the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division killed three insurgents trying to emplace an improvised explosive device in the Mualameen neighborhood of eastern Baghdad June 23. Soldiers from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment noticed an insurgent attempting to plant the IED near a curb at approximately 11:30 p.m.˙The Soldiers fired on the insurgent, killing him.˙ Two other insurgents, in a nearby vehicle, attempted to ram the Soldiers.˙ Soldiers engaged the vehicle, killing both insurgents. facts
7 2007-06-23 1 Coalition Forces killed seven terrorists and detained 10 suspected terrorists during operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq leaders and operatives Friday and Saturday. East of Fallujah, Coalition Forces raided four buildings Saturday while looking for associates of a high-level al-Qaeda in Iraq terrorist.˙ As Coalition Forces advanced on the building, a group of armed men fired on them from a nearby patch of reeds.˙ Reacting to the hostile threat, the ground force called in close air support to engage the armed men. facts
17 2007-06-22 1 Coalition Forces attack helicopters engaged and killed 17 al-Qaeda gunmen southwest of Khalis, Friday. Iraqi police were conducting security operations in and around the village when Coalition attack helicopters from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade and ground forces from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, observed more than 15 armed men attempting to circumvent the IPs and infiltrate the village.˙The attack helicopters, armed with missiles, engaged and killed 17 al-Qaeda gunmen and destroyed the vehicle they were using. facts
25 2007-06-22 2 Soldiers from 2nd Kandak, 1st Brigade, 209th Afghan National Army Corps and Coalition members received machine gun fire from an unknown number of enemy fighters near the village of Sayed Nabi in the Shah Wali Kot District of Kandahar Province June 22.˙ The combined force returned fire and then pursued the enemy attackers as they attempted to escape.˙ Nearly 20 enemy fighters were killed during a seven hour firefight and there were no Afghan civilian injuries reported. Elsewhere in the Shaheed Hasas District of Oruzgan Province, a small number of enemy fighters fired multiple rockets at a 205th Afghan National Army Corps and Coalition firebase. The combined force returned fire and then quickly maneuvered on the enemy?s position, killing several fighters near the village of Mjani-Do. facts
11 2007-06-20 1 Iraqi Army Soldiers killed 11 al-Qaeda gunmen and an IED emplacer during an attack on an Iraqi Army checkpoint near Khalis June 20. While manning a checkpoint, members of the 1st Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army received heavy small-arms and machine-gun fire from approximately 15 al-Qaeda gunmen in a convoy of four vehicles. facts
4 2007-06-19 1 In an attempt to rescue severely injured Iraqi police forces, Iraqi Security Forces battled extremists,killed more than three, and detained 45 in An-Nasiriyah, Southern Iraq ,June 18 and 19.˙ With Coalition Forces present as advisers, Iraqi Security Forces rushed to a neighborhood in An-Nasiriyah to recover wounded personnel from an earlier fire-fight. As they arrived to the police check point, Iraqi and Coalition Forces received enemy-fire from multiple directions. With well-aimed fire, Iraqi forces killed more than three insurgents, one of whom is a suspected highly ranked rogue JAM commander.˙ facts
22 2007-06-19 1 Task Force Lightning commenced Operation Arrowhead Ripper today in a large-scale effort to eliminate al-Qaeda in Iraq terrorists operating in Baqouba and its surrounding areas The 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, launched the offensive with a quick-strike nighttime air assault earlier today. By daylight, attack helicopters and ground forces had engaged and killed 22 anti-Iraqi forces in and around Baqouba. Elements of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, from Fort Hood, Texas, the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, from Fort Lewis, and the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, are also participating in the operation. facts
30 2007-06-19 1 U.S. and Iraqi combined forces engaged and killed at least 30 al-Qaida operatives in and around the capital of Diyala province, and discovered four IEDs emplaced in houses, and 10 buried IEDs during the first full day of Operation Arrowhead Ripper. Task Force Lightning facts
3 2007-06-17 2 Afghan and Coalition forces conducted an operation in Paktika Province?s Zarghun Shah District late Sunday, which resulted in several militants and seven civilians killed and two militants detained. Credible intelligence named the compound, which contained a mosque and a madrassa, as a suspected safehouse for al-Qaida fighters.˙ Coalition forces confirmed the presence of nefarious activity occurring at the site before getting approval to conduct an air strike on the location.˙ Following the strike, residents of the compound confirmed that al-Qaida fighters had been present all day.˙ facts
40 2007-06-17 2 Afghan National Police officers and Coalition forces were attacked by an unknown number of enemy fighters 17 kilometers (10 miles) southwest of the Sangin District Center, Helmand Province early yesterday afternoon. Elsewhere, in the Shah Wali Kot District of Kandahar Province, Afghan National Security and Coalition forces were attacked by 10 enemy fighters near the village of Eybak.˙ ANP and Coalition forces repelled the initial attack with small arms and artillery fire and then requested close air support to suppress the enemy fighters. The Coalition patrol returned fire at the enemy fighters and then pursued them to an unoccupied compound.˙ Enemy forces continued to fire upon the combined ANSF and Coalition patrol from inside the compound. Close air support was requested and directed to drop munitions on one positively identified enemy position.˙ Several enemy fighters were killed and the enemy position destroyed during the five-hour battle.˙˙˙˙ facts
2 2007-06-16 2 Afghan and Coalition forces detained 20 militants in operations early Saturday against al-Qaida militants at three compounds in Giro district of Ghazni Province.˙ Al-Qaida fighters fired rocket propelled grenades and machine guns at the Coalition forces as they approached one of the compounds; the forces returned fire, killing the assailants. facts
34 2007-06-16 1 Multi-National Corps-Iraq launched major offensive operations, Operation Phantom Thunder, June 16 in a powerful crackdown to defeat extremists in Iraq.˙˙ This coordinated effort includes Operation Arrowhead Ripper aimed at eliminating terrorists operating around Baquoba and the Diyala province.˙ The operation has killed at least 30 al-Qaeda terrorists and netted numerous caches containing assault weapons, grenades, rocket launchers and large and small caliber ammunition and explosives. To the southeast of Baghdad, Operation Marne Torch is focused on the clearing of extremist sanctuaries located in the Arab Jabour area. Four insurgents have been killed and more than 60 detained. facts
6 2007-06-16 1 Attack helicopters engaged and destroyed anti-Iraqi forces attempting to emplace an IED near Muqdadiyah, June 16. The attack helicopters from 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, observed four insurgents carry a propane tank and begin digging on the side of the road.˙ Two additional insurgents parked a vehicle between the road and the four AIF digging in order to obscure the IED emplacement. Attack helicopters, armed with hellfire missiles, engaged and killed all six insurgents and destroyed the vehicle.˙ facts
4 2007-06-16 1 Coalition Forces killed four terrorists and detained 20 suspected terrorists during operations around the country to disrupt the al-Qaeda in Iraq network Saturday. In Mosul, Coalition Forces killed one terrorist and wounded another armed man during an operation targeting terrorist leaders. Coalition Forces launched an operation to capture associates of al-Qaeda in Iraq senior leadership east of Fallujah.˙ As they approached the two targeted buildings, three armed terrorists maneuvered into tactical positions against the ground force.˙ Coalition Forces, reacting to the hostile threat, engaged the terrorists, killing all three. facts
4 2007-06-15 1 Coalition Forces attack helicopters, supporting Iraqi army soldiers who were engaged by insurgents, killed four insurgents and wounded three during joint operations with the Iraqi Army south of Baghdad June 15. The insurgents fired on the helicopters as they approached and continued firing as they ran into a nearby structure. One of the AH-64s fired on the structure, destroying it. facts
1 2007-06-13 1 Coalition Forces killed one terrorist and detained two suspected terrorists during operations targeting secret cell network operations in Baghdad. During the course of the pre-dawn raids a vehicle drove toward Coalition Forces on the ground.˙ Using appropriate escalation of force measures, Coalition Forces attempted to stop the vehicle.˙ When the vehicle failed to stop, the ground force engaged the vehicle, killing the driver. facts
2 2007-06-13 1 Coalition Forces killed two terrorists, detained 13 suspected terrorists and discovered a cache of weapons during operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq and the Baghdad car bomb network Wednesday. Coalition Forces followed two terrorists they witnessed emplacing improvised explosive devices in Baghdad June 12, and raided their bed-down location.˙ As Coalition Forces approached the building, the two known terrorists disregarded the interpreter's instructions and approached the ground force.˙ Reacting appropriately to the perceived threat, Coalition Forces engaged the two men, killing them. facts
3 2007-06-13 2 Soldiers from 3rd Company, 2nd Kandak, 1st Brigade, 209th Afghan National Army Corps, along with Coalition forces, identified and engaged enemy fighters on a ridgeline outside the village of Kowndalan in the Shah Wali Kot district of Kandahar province June 13.˙ After engaging the enemy, the combined patrol then climbed the ridgeline in search of other enemy fighters.˙ A search of the ridgeline resulted in the discovery of several dead enemy fighters, several rocket shells and clothing.˙ facts
1 2007-06-12 2 Last night Afghan and Coalition forces attempted to conduct an operation on a suspected Taliban safe house in Sherzad district of Nangarhar province the night of June 11.˙ En route to the location, the Coalition forces were challenged by an unknown individual in civilian clothes carrying a weapon. The individual who challenged the force shined a flashlight on one of the members of the patrol. The force did not initially engage this individual. The same individual then opened fire at the force and at that point Coalition forces returned fire. facts
1 2007-06-12 1 Iraqi Security Forces successfully prevented a suicide car bomb attack on a Coalition Forces combat outpost in Khan Bani Sa'ad, located in Diyala province, June 12.˙ IA Soldiers received a tip and description of a potential suicide vehicle bomb and engaged the vehicle with small-arms fire as it approached the outpost causing the vehicle to detonate prematurely before it reached the outer perimeter. facts
6 2007-06-12 1 Gunmen engaged IA and CF Soldiers with small arms fire from a building before a CF attack helicopter team, armed with Hellfire missiles, engaged the extremists and destroyed the building they were firing from. Another gunman was killed when CF engaged his sniper position in the neighborhood of Mufrek, in Baqouba. The newly formed Diyala Operations Command in Baqouba reported today that Soldiers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army and Coalition Forces from the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry killed five extremists, wounded eight and arrested 15 others during operations throughout Baqouba, June 12. facts
1 2007-06-12 1 Coalition Forces killed a senior terrorist leader during an operation Tuesday morning targeting the al-Qaeda in Iraq network in Mosul. Coalition Forces targeted 'Uthman Tuesday as part of their operations to disrupt the al-Qaeda in Iraq senior leader network in Mosul.˙ As they entered his residence, 'Uthman rushed into another room and reached under a mattress.˙ Coalition Forces, reacting appropriately to the hostile threat, engaged 'Uthman, killing him.˙ The ground force later found a suicide vest under the mattress. facts
12 2007-06-12 2 Elements of the 2nd Brigade, 205th Afghan National Army Corps, and Coalition forces were ambushed by an unknown number of enemy fighters while conducting a combat patrol near the village of Kudak in the Deh Chopan district of Zabul province June 12. ANA and Coalition forces repelled the initial enemy attack with small-arms fire and then requested Coalition close air support to repel five more attacks on their patrol over the next five-hours.˙ A significant number of dozen enemy fighters were killed during the battle. facts
27 2007-06-11 2 Afghan Highway Police and Coalition forces patrolling near the village of Khenjakak received rocket propelled grenade and machine gun fire from an unknown number of enemy fighters in the Shah Wali Kot district, Kandahar province on June 11. The combined force returned fire then maneuvered to gain the tactical advantage over the enemy.˙ Enemy forces retreated after several of their fighters were killed in the brief firefight. Five hours later, over thirty enemy attackers attempted to ambush the same combined Afghan and Coalition patrol with RPG and machine gun fire near the village. During the eight-hour battle, over two dozen enemy fighters were killed. facts
3 2007-06-09 2 While conducting a combat security patrol, Afghan National Security and Coalition forces prevented enemy fighters from attacking a group of innocent Afghans who were gathering for a shura in the Deh Chopan District of Zabul In an attempt to escape, the enemy fighters moved north from the village into mountainous terrain.˙ Coalition aircraft were requested and fired munitions at the fleeing enemy fighters, killing several of them. facts
8 2007-06-09 1 Attack helicopters engaged and destroyed an ambush site, killing eight insurgents south of Khanan, The gunmen at the ambush site engaged a Coalition Forces helicopter, who then called for additional reinforcements. The attack helicopters engaged the ambush site, killing eight and destroying the fighting positions. facts
3 2007-06-09 1 Iraqi Police killed two insurgents wearing suicide vests at a checkpoint near an education facility in Baqouba, preventing dozens of casualties, June 9. The Iraqi Police station in Baqouba reported that at around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, two men wearing suicide vests approached an IP checkpoint.˙ When the first individual failed to yield to warnings IP shot the insurgent.˙ This caused his vest to explode. The concussion of the first explosion detonated the second SVEST, and killed the other insurgent, there were no additional injuries to IPs or civilians. A third pedestrian wearing an SVEST was later killed in the same area. facts
1 2007-06-09 1 Coalition Forces killed one terrorist and detained three suspected terrorists during operations targeting secret cell network operations in Baghdad. Intelligence reports indicate the terrorist killed was a mid-level facilitator for the secret cell terrorist network.˙ facts
5 2007-06-09 1 Coalition Forces killed five terrorists and detained 11 suspected terrorists during operations targeting the al-Qaeda in Iraq terrorist network in central Iraq Saturday morning. Coalition Forces tracked a suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq weapons distributor to a building southeast of Fallujah.˙ As they approached the area, five men in the front yard reached for weapons.˙ Responding appropriately to the hostile threat, Coalition Forces engaged the armed men, including the suspected weapons distributor, killing them. facts
3 2007-06-09 2 Afghan and Coalition forces conducted an operation early Saturday in the Shahjoy and Nawa districts in Zabul province that erupted into a firefight resulting in several al-Qaida and Taliban fighters killed and five militants detained.˙˙ Credible intelligence led the forces to two separate compounds suspected of housing several al-Qaida and Taliban fighters.˙ The joint force approached the compounds and immediately began taking small-arm, machine gun and rocket-propelled grenade fire from a nearby hillside.˙ A two-hour firefight followed, with Afghan and Coalition forces defeating the enemy forces and securing the area.˙ facts
1 2007-06-08 1 Coalition Forces killed one terrorist and detained 12 suspected terrorists during operations targeting the al-Qaeda in Iraq network Friday in Anbar province. After they announced their presence through an interpreter, one terrorist outside the building threw a hand grenade at the ground forces.˙ Coalition Forces took appropriate self-defense measures and engaged the armed terrorist with small arms fire, killing him. facts
2 2007-06-07 1 Apache attack helicopters engaged and destroyed an improvised explosive device emplacement team near Az Zaidon, Iraq, southwest of Baghdad The UAV, controlled by the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, continued surveillance of the team until AH-64 Apache attack helicopters from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade arrived at the scene. As the sedan was moving away from the IED site, the Apaches engaged the sedan with a rocket, killing the two occupants and destroying the vehicle. facts
1 2007-06-07 2 Afghan and coalition forces killed an enemy militant during a brief firefight in an operation early Thursday against al-Qaida facilitators in Khogyani district of Nangarhar Province.˙ Forces acted on credible intelligence that pointed to the compound as a possible safehouse for weapons and IED facilitators.˙ As the combined force approached the house, they took fire from a militant inside. Coalition and Afghan forces returned fire, killing the armed militant and quickly securing the scene. facts
10 2007-06-06 2 Elements of the 205th Afghan National Army Corps, combat advised and assisted by Coalition forces, defeated enemy insurgents in two separate firefights in Kandahar and Zabul Provinces The first battle took place mid-day near the village of Petaw in the Shah Wali Kot District of Kandahar Province when an unknown number of enemy forces fired on a combined ANA and Coalition patrol.˙ The combined patrol immediately returned fire then quickly maneuvered to kill several enemy fighters within two hours. The second battle took place during the hours of darkness in the Deh Chopan District of Zabul Province when enemy forces fired 107mm rockets at a Coalition firebase. ANA and Coalition forces returned mortar fire then pursued an unknown number of enemy attackers as they attempted to get away. During the pursuit, the combined force exchanged small arms fire with the fleeing attackers, killing a number of them. facts
1 2007-06-06 1 Coalition Forces detained six suspected terrorists and killed one terrorist during operations targeting the al-Qaeda in Iraq network Wednesday throughout Iraq. Coalition Forces detained one suspected terrorist in Mosul during operations targeting an al-Qaeda in Iraq cell responsible for the recent bombings in Irbil and Kirkuk.˙ During the course of the early morning operations, two vehicles drove at Coalition Forces on the ground.˙ Using appropriate escalation of force Coalition Force attempted to stop the vehicles.˙ When the vehicles failed to stop ground force engaged the vehicles, killing one terrorist. facts
2 2007-06-06 1 Coalition Forces killed two terrorists and detained 10 suspected terrorists in raids targeting an al-Qaeda in Iraq vehicle-borne improvised explosive device network Wednesday morning. Coalition Forces, reacting to the hostile threat, engaged the two men, killing them.˙ facts
1 2007-06-06 1 Coalition Forces killed a terrorist leader and detained three other suspected terrorists during an operation in Baghdad June 5 to disrupt a bombing network in the city. Muhammad Mahmud 'Abd Kazim Husayn al-Mashadani, also known as Abu Abdullah, was the terrorist killed during the raid.˙ facts
19 2007-06-05 1 A joint team of Iraqi and Coalition Forces used air and ground firepower to destroy anti-Iraqi forces operating in Kabat village, near Baqouba, Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army Division and Company D., 1-12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, engaged and killed 19 AIF and wounded one other, after the AIF fired on the joint team with small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades from inside three buildings. facts
1 2007-06-05 1 Iraqi Security Forces held off a female extremist from injuring and killing others when she detonated a concealed explosive device near the main entrance of the Iraqi National Police Academy in the Adhamiyah District Self-inflicted splodytard facts
2 2007-06-05 2 An unknown number of enemy fighters attacked elements of the 1st Kandak, 1st Brigade, 205th Afghan National Army Corps Soldiers and Coalition forces operating 70 kilometers (43 miles) north of Zabul in Khas Oruzgan district, Oruzgan province around 10 a.m., June 5. ANA Soldiers detained nine enemy fighters, discovered weapons, ammunition and two dead fighters during a follow-on search of the compound. facts
2 2007-06-04 1 Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, seized a weapons cache near Al Dur'aya June 4. During the mission, AH-64 Apache attack helicopters engaged and destroyed a truck after receiving small-arms fire. facts
2 2007-06-04 1 Coalition Forces killed two terrorists, detained 11 suspected terrorists and destroyed several explosive caches during an operation June 2-4 northeast of Balad. The assault force on the ground also began receiving small arms fire, and Coalition Forces, acting appropriately to eliminate the threat, called in an air strike to engage the enemy.˙ Two terrorists armed with AK-47s and grenades were killed. facts
5 2007-06-04 2 UPDATE: Follow-on attack unsuccessful against Afghan and Coalition forces. The second engagement occurred when enemy forces again used rocket and small-arms fire on the combined force?s position in the village of Chenar. Afghan National Army Corps Soldiers and Coalition forces repelled a follow-on attack by enemy forces last night around 7 p.m. at the site of an earlier defeat. Afghan and Coalition Soldiers returned fire and called for close air support to destroy the enemy locations. Several enemy fighters were killed in the second battle. facts
1 2007-06-04 1 Iraqi and Coalition Forces detained one suspected terrorist and killed another terrorist Monday morning during raids in Baghdad. During the course of the morning's operations, Coalition Forces entered the roof of a targeted building.˙ While on the roof, one armed terrorist attempted to engage Coalition Forces with an AK-47.˙ Responding to the perceived threat, Coalition Forces engaged the armed terrorist, killing him. facts
24 2007-06-04 2 2nd Kandak, 1st Brigade, 209th Afghan National Army Corps Soldiers and Coalition forces were attacked by an unknown amount of enemy fighters while operating in the Shah Wali Kot district of Kandahar province June 4. There were an estimated two dozen enemy fighters killed during the four hour battle and no reports of Afghan civilian injuries. facts
4 2007-06-03 1 Iraqi Army Forces killed four suspected insurgents during an operation seeking a targeted individual June 3 near Diwaniyah. The Iraqi Forces received small arms fire and rocket propelled grenade attacks as they moved to their objective. The Iraqi Forces suppressed the attack with well aimed fire. facts
2 2007-06-02 1 Baghdad Soldiers and Iraqi Security Forces continued clearing operations in the East Rashid security district of southern Baghdad Troops from the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment "Black Lions" engaged and killed two extremists who engaged their patrol with small arms fire June 2. facts
7 2007-06-02 1 Iraqi Security Forces and Coalition Forces killed seven members of Al Qaeda in Iraq, detained eight suspects and destroyed a truck bomb factory in the Sina'ee district of Fallujah Saturday.˙ A Marine advisory team with the police returned fire, killing both AQI. Soon thereafter, five additional AQI were observed fleeing the area when Marines with 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment engaged the group killing all five and causing a suicide vest to detonate. (OORAH!--GN) facts
4 2007-06-02 1 Attack helicopter crews from the 1st "Attack" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, in a coordinated operation with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, killed four terrorists, apprehended six suspects and destroyed one van and multiple rockets that were aimed toward the International Zone in eastern Baghdad June 2. The Apache helicopter team was alerted to the area when terrorists were spotted setting up multiple rocket firing positions aimed at the International Zone. "This operation against an enemy rocket team shows the awesome capability and lethality my aircrews display every day," said Lt. Col. Christopher Walach, commander of the 1-227th Aviation Regiment. facts
1 2007-06-02 1 Coalition Forces surrounded a target northeast of Fallujah looking for a suspected member of the al-Qaeda in Iraq network involved in car theft and weapons transport.˙ While the ground force was searching a building, an armed man emerged from a nearby building and engaged the force with small arms fire. Coalition Forces facts
3 2007-06-02 2 Afghan and Coalition forces detained two militants in an operation early Saturday against Taliban forces in Nahr Surkh district of Helmand province.˙ Several insurgents were killed during the firefight. facts
2 2007-06-01 1 Iraqi Army soldiers killed two insurgents linked to al-Qaeda in Iraq and detained two other suspected insurgents southwest of Balad Air Base during an early morning raid searching for two missing U.S. Soldiers on June 1. Upon entry enemy fighters fired from inside and outside the building, with well-aimed fire Iraqi and Coalition Forces killed two enemy fighters while wounding the primary objective. facts
6 2007-06-01 1 Coalition Forces killed six terrorists and detained 18 suspected terrorists in operations targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq Thursday and Friday. 3 killed north of Fallujah. 3 more killed after Coalition forces received small arms fire from a nearby orchard. facts
2 2007-06-01 1 (Gunfight ends with release of hostages, two insurgents dead) After returning from a family member’s funeral, four women and six small children were kidnapped by armed men wearing ski masks on a Baghdad street on May 1. The women and children were taken after having to witness the execution of their male family members. They were held for more than a month’s time, during which the women endured daily rapings and beatings and were constantly threatened with beheading, one of the women later said in a statement given to U.S. Special Forces. On June 1, their ordeal came to an end as Iraqi Security Forces and a U.S. Special Forces team freed the hostages during an air assault raid that targeted an al Qaeda in Iraq kidnapping cell south of Balad. The operation, called Operation Falkirk, was a combined operation conducted with U.S. Special Forces Soldiers and Iraqi Army Scouts to locate and detain suspected terrorists in Balad with ties to the kidnapping of two U.S. Soldiers taken captive after their combat patrol was ambushed May 12. The raid resulted in a sustained firefight that left one U.S. Special Forces Soldier wounded, two insurgents dead, and the primary target of the operation captured and seriously wounded. facts
1 2007-05-31 2 Afghan and coalition forces killed an enemy militant during a brief firefight in an operation early Thursday against al-Qaida facilitators in Khogyani district of Nangarhar Province.˙ Coalition and Afghan forces returned fire, killing the armed militant and quickly securing the scene.˙ facts
4 2007-05-31 1 Multi-National Division-Baghdad attack helicopter crews killed four insurgents and destroyed five enemy vehicles carrying heavy anti-aircraft weapons systems May 31 in Baghdad. Four insurgents were killed and five vehicles destroyed in the engagement by four Apaches from the 1st ?Attack? Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division facts
1 2007-05-30 1 Five extremist gunmen killed an Iraqi National Police officer outside a bank in the Sheik Marouf neighborhood of the Iraqi capital. Lt. Col. Mohammed Shaka Mohammed was killed as he prepared to enter the bank to withdrawal the payroll of a National Police unit. Five gunmen, armed with pistols, shot and killed him. A Coalition Forces patrol nearby responded to the sounds of small-arms fire.˙ A firefight between the extremists and Coalition Forces ensued. At the end of the firefight, one extremist gunman was killed, three civilian vehicles were damaged and there was light damage to surrounding buildings. facts
1 2007-05-29 1 Coalition Soldiers detained two suspected insurgents, found a cache, and seized a local vehicle after a small-arms attack Today near Az-Zaidon, Iraq, west of Baghdad. During the search for the man, the patrol encountered two local vehicles in the area.˙ As Soldiers approached, they were engaged with small-arms fire. The troops returned fire and cleared a nearby house, where they found another IED prepared for use. One insurgent was killed in the firefight and another was wounded. facts
6 2007-05-29 2 Afghan and Coalition forces killed six Taliban militants in a firefight that erupted in an operation early Wednesday in the mountains west of Jalalabad City. Credible intelligence led the forces to the compound suspected of housing local Taliban fighters.˙ As the combined force approached the compound, they took fire and quickly responded, returning fire.˙ The brief firefight resulted in six enemy fighters killed and one slightly injured, with no injuries to civilians or Coalition forces. facts
1 2007-05-27 1 Iraqi and Coalition Forces detained one suspected terrorist during multiple raids targeting secret cell terrorist leaders in Sadr City Sunday. During the operation, a vehicle approached Iraqi and Coalition Forces.˙ Ground forces tried to get the driver to stop by using visual and audible signals, but when the vehicle showed hostile intent by continuing to approach them, a supporting Coalition Forces vehicle engaged it with automatic weapons.˙(No kill count given so I'm guessing 1--GN) facts
36 2007-05-27 2 A combined Afghan National Police and Coalition convoy struck two improvised explosive devices and was attacked by enemy fighters 23 kilometers east of Gereshk while escorting 24 Afghan supply trucks from Kandahar to Sangin District in Helmand Province May 27. There were an estimated three dozen enemy fighters killed, four enemy vehicles and one enemy fighting position destroyed during the 10-hour battle. facts
5 2007-05-26 1 Iraqi and Coalition Forces detained one suspected terrorist cell leader and killed at least five terrorists Saturday morning during raids in Sadr City. Iraqi and Coalition Forces responded to a perceived threat and called in close air support.˙ All nine vehicles were engaged during the air strike, killing at least five terrorists. facts
2 2007-05-26 1 Coalition Forces targeted a suspected terrorist leader in a raid southwest of Taji Saturday morning.˙ As the ground forces approached the building, two armed men took up fighting positions.˙ Coalition Forces, reacting to the perceived hostile threat, engaged the two men with small arms fire, killing them. facts
3 2007-05-25 2 Afghan and Coalition forces detained a suspected Taliban militant in an operation early Friday against Taliban forces in Nahr Surkh district of Helmand Province.˙ A limited firefight broke out during the operation, resulting in the deaths of three enemy fighters.˙ facts
2 2007-05-25 1 Iraqi Special Operation Forces and Coalition Forces killed Wisam Abd Adbul, also known as Wisam Abu Qadir, the suspected commander of the militia group Jaysh al-Madhi (JAM) in Basrah and his bodyguard while attempting to detain him on May 25. ISOF and Coalition Forces were manning a vehicle checkpoint when the targeted individual's vehicle approached the checkpoint. Despite signals to pull over, the targeted subject failed to do so. The ISOF fired warning rounds to disable the vehicle, but the vehicle sped forward for another 800 meters. Three individuals then exited the vehicle and aimed weapons at ISOF and Coalition Forces. The ISOF took appropriate self-defense measures, engaging two of the insurgents and killing them. facts
15 2007-05-21 2 Afghan National Police and Coalition forces patrolling seven kilometers (4.2 miles) south of Chamkani, Paktya province were ambushed by 20 enemy fighters early this morning near the Pakistan border. Friendly forces are currently conducting a thorough battle damage assessment of the area, although a significant number of insurgents have been killed. (15 is a guess --GN) facts
3 2007-05-20 2 1st Kandak, 1st Brigade, 209th Afghan National Army Corps soldiers and Coalition forces were attacked by an unknown amount of enemy fighters while conducting a combat patrol near the village of Putay, located 3 kilometers northeast of the Sangin District Center in Helmand Province, May 20.˙˙ There were several confirmed enemy deaths during the 14 hour battle and no reports of any Afghan civilian injuries. facts
10 2007-05-18 2 Afghan National Police and Coalition forces patrolling seven kilometers (4.2 miles) south of Chamkani, Paktya province were ambushed by 20 enemy fighters early this morning near the Pakistan border. ANP and Coalition elements maintained contact with the enemy and held tactical advantage throughout the eight-hour battle, which is ongoing. Friendly forces are currently conducting a thorough battle damage assessment of the area, although a significant number of insurgents have been killed. facts
36 2007-05-18 2 Elements of 1st Kandak, 1st Brigade, 201st Afghan National Army Corps and Coalition forces were attacked by an unknown number of enemy forces in the Al Asay Valley of Kapisa Province while conducting a combat patrol close to midnight on May 18. The enemy also emplaced improvised explosive devices along the route in a failed attempt to trap ANA and Coalition forces. Coalition aircraft were requested and engaged enemy positions and fighters along the route. Several dozen enemy fighters were estimated killed during the engagement. facts
36 2007-05-18 2 Elements of 1st Kandak, 1st Brigade, 201st Afghan National Army Corps and Coalition forces were attacked by an unknown number of enemy forces in the Al Asay Valley of Kapisa Province while conducting a combat patrol close to midnight on May 18. The ANA and Coalition patrol returned fire and began maneuvering out of the enemy ambush site.˙ Enemy forces continued their assault and attempted to reinforce their ambush positions.˙ The enemy also emplaced improvised explosive devices along the route in a failed attempt to trap ANA and Coalition forces.˙ Coalition aircraft were requested and engaged enemy positions and fighters along the route. Several dozen enemy fighters were estimated killed during the engagement. facts
4 2007-05-15 1 Coalition Forces raided three buildings north of Karmah associated with an individual known to facilitate financial deals for al-Qaeda senior leaders.˙ While Coalition Forces searched the buildings, a truck with its lights off approached the cordon around the targeted building.˙ After issuing multiple visual warnings, Coalition Forces fired warning shots, but the vehicle continued to approach the checkpoint.˙Coalition Forces engaged the truck with disabling shots, stopping it.˙ One individual got out of the truck and moved to retrieve items from the back of the vehicle, and Coalition Forces took appropriate self-defensive measures in response to the hostile threat, engaging the vehicle and killing four men.˙ facts
1 2007-05-13 1 A member of the rogue militia was shot during the extraction of the Multi National Forces from a major security operation launched in Basra city The joint operation, led by the Iraqi Army, supported by the 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancasters and assets from the Joint Helicopter Force, was initially a detention operation aimed at capturing a high level insurgents in the Al Hyyaniyah district of Basra city. facts
3 2007-05-12 2 Afghan National Police and Coalition forces, patrolling north of the Sangin District Center, identified and engaged Taliban fighters near Highway 611. A number of enemy fighters were killed during the engagement facts
1 2007-05-12 2 Coalition forces conducting an operation early Saturday killed one militant and detained two others at a compound in Helmand province. The forces advanced on the compound and took fire from inside. They returned fire, killing one militant. facts
3 2007-05-10 2 1st Kandak, 209th Afghan National Army Corps Soldiers, combat-advised by U.S. Special Forces, were fired upon by a dozen Taliban fighters while patrolling 3 kilometers northeast of the Sangin District Center in Helmand Province May 10. Close air support was requested and delivered munitions on the enemy positions. Several enemy fighters were killed during the engagement. facts
75 2007-05-08 2 a 16-hour battle between Afghan National Army and Coalition forces and Taliban fighters on May 8 in the Sangin District, Helmand Province. During the fight over 200 Taliban fighters repeatedly attacked the joint ANA and Coalition patrol.˙ Taliban fighters fled into nearby compounds and continued firing on Coalition forces. ˙˙˙Afghan and Coalition forces estimate a significant number of Taliban fighters were killed to include a high-ranking Taliban commander from the Sangin District area. ('Significant number' is just my guess --GN) facts
10 2007-05-06 1 Coalition Forces destroyed a torture room, a large cache of weapons and improvised explosive device-making materials Sunday morning while targeting terrorists in Sadr City. Despite efforts to subdue the armed terrorists, Coalition Forces continued to receive enemy fire.˙ Coalition Forces used actions to react to the perceived threat in self-defense and called for close air support to suppress the armed terrorists who were firing rocket propelled grenades. Coalition Forces estimate eight to 10 armed individuals were killed during the exchange of fire during the operation. facts
17 2007-05-05 2 Afghan National Police defended the Bakwa District Center in Farah province May 5 following an attack by a Taliban element. At the request of the ANP, Farah Provincial Reconstruction Team security forces arrived to the Bakwa District Center at 8:25 p.m. and assisted in securing the district center. facts
1 2007-05-04 2 Afghan Border Police guarding a Chamkani area border control point interdicted two suspicious men wearing concealed suicide vests in Paktya Province May 4 when the men failed to stop after being warned by the ABP guards. After repeatedly warning the bombers to stop, the guards shot and wounded one bomber. The wounded bomber was able to detonate his suicide vest, killing himself. Self-inflicted splodytard. facts
1 2007-05-04 2 Afghan Border Police guarding a Chamkani area border control point interdicted two suspicious men wearing concealed suicide vests in Paktya Province May 4 when the men failed to stop after being warned by the ABP guards. The suicide bombers attempted to get as close as they could to the border control point in the Dand Patan District. After repeatedly warning the bombers to stop, the guards shot and wounded one bomber.˙ The wounded bomber was able to detonate his suicide vest, killing himself.˙Self-inflicted splodytard. facts
5 2007-05-01 2 Afghan Boarder Police and Coalition forces, manning a checkpoint 80 kilometers (49.6 miles) northeast of Qalat, engaged three vehicles that were traveling at a high rate of speed when the approaching vehicles failed to slow down after appropriate warnings were given near the village of Zara Kalay, Maruf District, Kandahar Province, a few hours before midnight on May 1. Once stopped, eight male insurgents exited the vehicles and began firing upon the checkpoint. ABP and Coalition forces returned fire killing five of the eight insurgents. facts
5 2007-05-01 1 Coalition forces positively identified two more senior al-Qaeda in Iraq leaders killed in an operation May 1 west of Taji, the same operation where Muharib Abdul Latif was killed. Coalition forces followed leads from intelligence reports on senior leaders of al-Qaeda in Iraq and conducted a raid in the Taji area Tuesday morning.˙ During the operation, terrorists engaged ground forces with small arms fire.˙ Coalition forces used appropriate self-defense measures and engaged the armed men, killing five terrorists. facts
5 2007-05-01 2 Afghan Boarder Police and Coalition forces, manning a checkpoint 80 kilometers (49.6 miles) northeast of Qalat, engaged three vehicles that were traveling at a high rate of speed when the approaching vehicles failed to slow down after appropriate warnings were given near the village of Zara Kalay, Maruf District, Kandahar Province, a few hours before midnight on May 1. Once stopped, eight male insurgents exited the vehicles and began firing upon the checkpoint.˙ ABP and Coalition forces returned fire killing five of the eight insurgents.˙ facts
5 2007-05-01 1 Intelligence reports led Coalition forces to targets associated with senior al-Qaeda leaders west of Taji Tuesday morning.˙ During an operation there, terrorists engaged ground forces with small arms fire. Coalition forces used appropriate self-defense measures and engaged the armed men, killing five.˙ Six suspected terrorists were detained.˙ facts
150 2007-04-30 2 ***** ----- ***** ------Since arriving in the Sangin District Center 21 days ago, ANSF and Coalition forces have killed more than 150 Taliban and foreign fighters operating in the area. Afghan National Security Forces, combat advised by U.S. Special Forces, have maintained security and peace in the Sangin District Center and surrounding areas of northern Helmand Province over the past 10 days.˙ facts
136 2007-04-29 2 U.S. Special Forces, accompanied by Afghan National Police and other Coalition members, identified and engaged several Taliban fighting positions 37 miles south of Shindand, Herat Province, while conducting a reconnaissance patrol April 29. Forty-eight hours earlier and under the cover of darkness, USSF and ANP patrolling near the village of Parmakan, in the Zerkoh Valley, received small arms and RPG fire from more than 70 Taliban fighters. A total of seven enemy positions were destroyed, and 87 Taliban fighters were killed during the 14-hour engagement on the 29th. During the earler engagement, 49 Taliban fighters, including two local Taliban leaders, were killed by a combination of small arms fire and close air support. facts
4 2007-04-29 2 Coalition and Afghan forces conducted an operation to capture a Suicide Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device cell operating in the Bati Kot area of Nangarhar Province early April 29. During the operation, Coalition forces received small arms fire from several militants as they attempted to enter the compound. Coalition forces returned fire, killing four militants. facts
10 2007-04-29 2 Coalition and Afghan National Security Forces have received intelligence which indicates over 10 Taliban commanders were among those killed during fighting in the village of Parmekan, 23 kilometers (14.26 miles) south of Shindand, Herat Province, on April 27 and 29. Reporting and intelligence suggests that most of the senior Taliban commanders and sub-commanders entered the Zerkoh Valley to reinforce enemy fighters in the village of Parmekan at the conclusion of the first battle against Coalition and Afghan National Police forces. They were later killed during the second battle. facts
8 2007-04-29 1 Misreporting in media about an operation aimed at capturing high-value individuals meeting in Kadamiyah April 29 requires an update on the conduct of the operation. As a result of this operation, one Iraqi Army soldier and eight extremists were killed. facts
20 2007-04-29 1 Iraqi and coalition forces conducted a series of coordinated raids in the area Yusifiyah April 29, capturing seven wanted terrorists and detaining more than 50 other suspects. Iraqi and Coalition forces have conducted several previous raids in the area in the past few weeks, resulting in the death of more than 20 foreign terrorists; several of the terrorists were wearing suicide vests when the assault forces killed them. facts
2 2007-04-29 1 April 29 at approximately 6 p.m., Coalition forces killed two al-Qaida terrorists who were involved in foreign fighter facilitation. The troops tracked the two to a location in the vicinity of Taji, and killed the terrorists before they could react. Abu Usamah, one of the two killed and the troops? primary target, was allegedly involved in suicide and vehicle-borne improvised explosive device operations, as well as foreign fighter facilitation. facts
5 2007-04-27 2 Coalition forces killed five armed militants in an early-morning raid on a compound in the Qalat district of Zabul province April 27. Credible information led the Coalition to the compound suspected of sheltering local Taliban leadership connected to Mullah Dadullah Lang. During the operation, armed militants attempted to engage the Coalition forces with automatic weapons and were quickly killed. facts
10 2007-04-27 2 Afghan and Coalition forces killed 10 Taliban militants and destroyed two buildings in an air and ground engagement early this morning in Helmand Province. A Coalition convoy was ambushed by Taliban militants in the vicinity of Gereshk. Coalition forces fought back from the ground and employed close air support to destroy the buildings from which enemy forces were firing. facts
4 2007-04-26 1 Coalition Forces killed four terrorists Thursday morning while targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq west of Taji. Despite efforts to subdue the armed terrorists, Coalition Forces continued to receive enemy fire.˙ Coalition Forces used appropriate escalation of force to react to the perceived threat and called for close air support, killing four armed terrorists. facts
4 2007-04-26 1 Coalition Forces killed four terrorists, wounded two suspected terrorists and detained nine during operations to disrupt al-Qaeda in Iraq around the country Thursday. Three armed terrorists engaged Coalition Forces with small arms fire from within a building in eastern al-Anbar province.˙ Coalition Forces exercised proper self-defense measures in response to the perceived threat, killing them. One armed terrorist was killed in his vehicle when he attempted to run a Coalition Forces checkpoint in the area. facts
3 2007-04-25 1 Coalition Forces killed three terrorists Thursday morning during an operation in Sadr City targeting a network that trains terrorists for operations in Iraq. Four armed terrorists engaged Coalition Forces with small arms fire, and Coalition Forces exercised proper self-defense measures, killing one. Four more armed terrorists entered the area and hid behind a stationary vehicle while they engaged Coalition Forces with small arms fire. Coalition Forces returned fire with automatic weapons, killing two terrorists and destroying the vehicle. facts
5 2007-04-22 2 Coalition forces killed five militants including a key terrorist organizer as they fled Afghan National Security Forces during allied operations April 22 in northeastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province. Habib Jan, a key leader of insurgent forces in the Pech Valley and northeast Afghanistan, died alongside four other militants after a special reaction team from the Afghan National Police and 201st Afghan National Army Corps Soldiers forced them into a vulnerable position. facts
5 2007-04-22 2 Coalition forces killed five militants including a key terrorist organizer as they fled Afghan National Security Forces during allied operations April 22 in northeastern Afghanistan?s Kunar Province. A combined allied ground mission spearheaded by 201st Corps Soldiers and supported by Coalition force Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, drove the fighters into caves near the Pech village of Shudergay. Coalition planes subsequently destroyed the insurgent positions. facts
18 2007-04-22 1 Coalition Forces killed 15 terrorists and detained seven more individuals suspected of kidnapping, facilitating foreign fighters and working with the al Qaeda in Iraq network Sunday. Coalition Forces conducted air strikes on a known al Qaeda meeting location south of Baghdad that killed fifteen terrorists.˙ Later in the operation, ground forces killed three terrorists loading a vehicle carrying an anti-aircraft weapon facts
1 2007-04-22 1 An armed terrorist was killed and 19 suspected terrorists were detained when Coalition Forces raided several buildings southeast of Fallujah. During that raid, Coalition Forces found large amounts of chemicals used to make IEDs, several weapons and bomb-making accessories, including more than 50 pressure plates and a suicide vest.˙ A controlled detonation destroyed the materials on site. facts
1 2007-04-21 2 Afghan and Coalition forces killed an armed suspect during an early-morning raid Saturday in the Sangin Valley area of Helmand province. Credible information led combined forces to the compound, where they conducted a search. During the search, a militant fled the scene armed with a weapon and hid outside a building, attempting to fire on the combined forces. He was shot while attempting to engage Afghan and Coalition forces. facts
1 2007-04-21 2 Afghan and Coalition forces captured nine militants and killed one other while engaging anti-Afghan government forces early Saturday in the Bati Kot area of Nangarhar Province. During the operation, a militant grabbed a weapon and was shot and killed by combined forces. facts
6 2007-04-21 1 In Zaganiyah, Iraq, Saturday, citizens from the area approached members of the 5th Iraqi Army Division and Soldiers from the 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, to inform them of weapon caches and people responsible for placing improvised explosive devices. The information provided by the citizens led to the discovery of two caches and the detention of two suspected terrorists who were still carrying the initiation systems for IEDs. Six anti-Iraqi forces were also killed in the area. facts
8 2007-04-20 1 Coalition Forces further disrupted terrorist cells using improvised explosive devices Friday morning when eight terrorists were killed and 41 suspected terrorists were detained during operations around Iraq. One armed terrorist was killed when Coalition Forces entered a building in Baghdad to conduct an operation to disrupt the Baghdad vehicle-borne IED network. Seven armed terrorists were killed after they fired upon Coalition Forces entering a building. facts
2 2007-04-20 1 In a southwestern Baghdad neighborhood, gunshots came from the site of the Husayniayh al-Bayaa Mosque. An element from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division came under attack from small arms fire. Two insurgents were killed in the firefight. facts
1 2007-04-20 2 Coalition aircraft killed a key northeastern Taliban leader during an air strike conducted April 20 in the Alishang District of Laghman Province. Fateh Gul Haqparast, an important militant organizer and leader with extensive ties to the Hekmatyar Gulbuddin network, as well as Taliban extremists, died during the U.S. Air Force strikes. Coalition sources described Haqparast as a significant regional Taliban leader involved in assassinations, improvised explosive device attacks and assaults on Afghan and Coalition facilities in Laghman and Kapisa provinces. The militant leader orchestrated attacks against the Mehtar Lam Provincial Reconstruction Team and the Alishang District Center as well as bombings of civilian and military targets. facts
8 2007-04-20 1 Coalition Forces further disrupted terrorist cells using improvised explosive devices Friday morning when eight terrorists were killed and 41 suspected terrorists were detained during operations around Iraq. Near Mahmudiyah,Seven armed terrorists were killed after they fired upon Coalition Forces entering a building.˙ One armed terrorist was killed when Coalition Forces entered a building in Baghdad to conduct an operation to disrupt the Baghdad vehicle-borne IED network. facts
2 2007-04-20 1 Baghdad Soldiers came under small arms from a mosque in a southwestern Baghdad neighborhood April 20. Two insurgents were killed in the firefight. An element from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division came under attack from small arms fire at approximately 9:45 a.m. The gunshots came from the site of the Husayniayh al-Bayaa Mosque. facts
5 2007-04-18 1 Five terrorists were killed, four suspected terrorists were wounded and 26 more were detained Wednesday morning during an operation near Karmah, a rural area northeast of Fallujah. During the operation, Coalition Forces were engaged by a group of armed men and returned fire in self-defense, killing five and wounding four. facts
24 2007-04-18 2 Taliban fighters attacked a combined Afghan National Army and Coalition forces combat patrol in the northeast corner of the Sangin District area, Helmand Province, with small arms fire just before nightfall yesterday. Coalition forces then received intelligence about enemy activity involving an estimated 40 Taliban fighters. U.S. Special Forces requested Coalition air support engaged the Taliban fighters as they were attempting to establish ambush positions. Approximately 24 Taliban fighters were killed and four vehicles destroyed during the prolonged seven-hour battle. facts
2 2007-04-18 2 1st Kandak, 209th Afghan National Army Corps patrolling with Coalition forces in the northeastern sector of Sangin District received small arms fire and rocket propelled grenade fire from an unknown amount of Taliban fighters earlier this afternoon. Coalition aircraft were requested and destroyed the compound with munitions. Two Taliban fighters were found dead as the combined force conducted a follow on search of the area. facts
3 2007-04-18 2 Soldiers from the 2nd Company, 1st Kandak, 207th Afghan National Army Corps, combat advised by U.S. Army Special Forces, were patrolling 56 kilometers (34.72 miles) south of Shindand when they received small-arms fire from Taliban fighters manning an illegal checkpoint in the Shindand District, Herat Province, April 18. Taliban fighters, dressed in fabricated Afghan National Police uniforms, established an illegal checkpoint then attempted to ambush the combined ANA and Coalition patrol as they approached their makeshift checkpoint. The combined patrol returned fire killing three enemy fighters and wounding another three. facts
3 2007-04-18 1 Baghdad Soldiers engaged three men involved in improvised explosive device attacks, killing all three near Tarmiyah, Iraq April 18. Soldiers from Company D, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment were conducting a foot patrol searching for terrorists responsible for IED attacks in the area when the incident occurred. One of the insurgents attacked a Soldier. Following hand-to-hand fighting, the insurgent was killed. The Soldier suffered minor injuries. The other two insurgents, who were carrying an IED, attempted to run but were engaged by 2-8 Cavalry troops. The two insurgents were killed when the gunfire detonated the IED. facts
1 2007-04-18 1 One armed terrorist was killed and Coalition Forces detained five suspected terrorists west of Taji.˙ The suspected terrorists are believed to be tied to al-Qaeda in Iraq and a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device network known to use chlorine in its attacks. One terrorist was killed and eight suspected terrorists linked to al-Qaeda foreign fighters and improvised explosive device networks were detained Wednesday in two separate Coalition Forces raids. facts
5 2007-04-18 1 Five terrorists were killed, four suspected terrorists were wounded and 26 more were detained Wednesday morning during an operation near Karmah, a rural area northeast of Fallujah.˙ During the operation, Coalition Forces were engaged by a group of armed men and returned fire in self-defense, killing five and wounding four.˙ facts
1 2007-04-17 1 An alert Iraqi Army soldier from 1st Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Army Division, near Nablis, identified and engaged a driver attempting to attack an Iraqi combat outpost Tuesday with a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device. The driver was shot and killed by the soldier, causing his bomb to detonate prematurely. facts
1 2007-04-16 1 One armed man was killed Monday morning and four suspected terrorists were detained when Coalition Forces conducted a raid on individuals with suspected ties to al-Qaida in Baghdad. Shortly after securing the targeted building, ground forces encountered four armed men emerging from a nearby palm grove.˙ Assessing the armed men as hostile, Coalition Forces used appropriate self-defense measures and engaged the armed men, killing one. facts
3 2007-04-16 1 Coalition Forces killed three armed men, wounded one and detained seven suspected terrorists during a raid Monday morning targeting an al-Qaeda in Iraq network northeast of Ramadi. During the course of the operation, ground forces began receiving small arms fire from armed men in two separate buildings.˙ Using appropriate self-defense measures, Coalition Forces returned fire. The men killed and wounded were later identified as Iraqi Police. Investigation shows individuals killed not Iraqi policemen facts
2 2007-04-15 1 Iraqi Army soldiers engaged and destroyed two Vehicle Borne IEDs as insurgents attacked their combat outpost in Mosul Sunday. Two Multi-National Division-North helicopters were in the area and immediately responded to support the Iraqi outpost under attack. An unknown number of AIF, including the two vehicle drivers, were killed in the engagement. facts
5 2007-04-14 1 Iraqi and Coalition Forces killed five terrorists and detained two suspected terrorists during an operation early Saturday morning in Basrah targeting rogue Jaysh al Mahdi elements. During the raid, Iraqi and Coalition Forces began receiving enemy small arms fire.˙ Ground forces returned fire killing five terrorists. ˙ facts
12 2007-03-24 2 Insurgents were engaged by Afghan National Security Forces and Coalition forces with small arms fire as the extremists attempted to stage an attack on the base (Fire Base Tillman), located along the Afghanistan and Pakistan border in Paktika Province. Coalition forces killed 12 insurgents. Additionally, Coalition forces called in aviation support and indirect artillery fire to support the defense of the fire base. facts
69 2007-03-23 2 he number of militants killed in clashes with foreign and Afghan forces in southern Afghanistan has risen to at least 69, Afghan officials say. Nato confirmed on Friday that its forces were supporting Afghan troops in fighting around Babaji, along the Helmand River, north of Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital. Defence ministry spokesman Mohammad Zahir Azimi told reporters "69 enemy elements" had been killed in the fighting. The operations were launched from the town of Gereshk and Lashkar Gah, 40km (25 miles) to the south-west. facts
3 2007-03-20 2 Three suspected extremists were killed after firing at Afghan and Coalition forces during an operation near Gereshk in Helmand province early today. The primary target of the operation was a known Taliban leader and facilitator of suicide bombers, believed to have controlled as many as 200 fighters in the area. The combined Afghan-Coalition force responded to numerous shots from within the target compound. facts
4 2007-03-15 1 Iraqi police and local tribesmen killed or captured at least four heavily armed terrorists after the insurgents tried to attack locals and police Thursday, at the Hardinia police station near Balad, Iraq. The group of insurgents parked their white sedan in front of the police headquarters around 7 a.m., and they immediately opened up with small-arms fire. IPs repelled the initial attack and moved toward the vehicle, which was actually a car bomb. One terrorist was killed when the car bomb prematurely detonated before he could flee. The remaining terrorists fled the area as one individual killed himself by detonating a suicide vest during his escape. facts
2 2007-03-15 1 During a raid Thursday morning east of Balad, two armed terrorists began firing on Coalition Forces. Coalition Forces engaged the armed men with precision fires from a fixed-wing aircraft, killing both terrorists. Coalition Forces killed two terrorists and detained 11 suspected terrorists during several raids targeting the al-Qaeda in Iraq network. facts
1 2007-03-15 1 Baghdad Soldiers killed an insurgent March 15 after spotting him unrolling wire, which was to be connected to an improvised explosive device, on a road west of Abu Ghraib, Iraq. Troopers from 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment subsequently engaged the man with small-arms fire. facts
5 2007-03-14 1 Soldiers from 867th Corps Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Corps (Expeditionary) came under small arms fire while conducting a combat logistics patrol south of Logistical Support Area Anaconda 14 Mar. Soldiers manning the gun truck security vehicles positively identified the individuals and engaged both locations, killing five enemy personnel. facts
2 2007-03-12 2 Afghan forces, supported by Coalition troops, recovered high-powered sniper rifles and killed at least two terrorists during an operation this morning near Gereshk in Helmand province. The operation targeted a known Taliban weapons facilitator. The terrorist suspects fired at the combined force from within the compound where the sniper rifles were later found; the buildings were destroyed when the terrorists continued engaging the Afghan and Coalition force. facts
2 2007-03-12 1 Coalition force members observed two males digging a hole, placing munitions in the hole, and laying wire next to a main road in southeast Mosul. Coalition helicopters immediately responded and engaged the emplacers with rocket fire. Both AIF were killed before they could detonate their roadside bomb. This is the second incident in four days where AIF were caught or killed in the act of employing a roadside bomb against the Iraqi Security Forces, Coalition troops, and the innocent civilians of Mosul. facts
7 2007-03-11 1 Special Iraqi Army Forces captured nine suspected insurgents during operations with Coalition advisers March 11 in Abaychi. The operation targeted an insurgent network believed responsible for providing weapons and tactics training to insurgents, foreign fighters and terrorists in the Tarmiyah area of Salah ad Din Province. During entry into one objective, ground forces came under small arms fire from the roof-top of a nearby building. Iraqi Forces identified one hostile fighter firing at ground forces and engaged the threat with well-aimed fire, killing the gunman. During movement to another objective, a supporting Coalition force aircraft observed several individuals moving to gain a tactical advantage over the Iraqi and Coalition ground forces. ... The group, an immediate threat to ground forces, was engaged by a Coalition force aircraft, resulting in six killed. facts
16 2007-03-10 1 Iraqi Army stops 27 terrorist cell members in As Sadiyah The 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade, 5th Iraqi army, in partnership with a military transition team from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted operations against specific terrorist cells Thursday through Saturday in As Sadiyah, Iraq, in the interest of improving stability for the area’s residents. facts
1 2007-03-10 2 A precision air strike was conducted Saturday afternoon on a Taliban weapons facilitator in the Gereshk District of Helmand Province. The air strike, using precision-guided munitions, targeted the suspected terrorist’s vehicle where he stopped to meet with other suspected terrorists in an isolated area. Coalitions forces. facts
1 2007-03-10 1 Operations in the vicinity of Taji on Saturday led to one terrorist killed and 18 suspected terrorists detained including an alleged member of the al-Qaeda associated Islamic State of Iraq. Coalition Forces killed the terrorist after he began firing on ground forces. facts
1 2007-03-10 1 One terrorist was killed and another seriously wounded near Balad, Iraq, when an IED they were attempting to emplace detonated on them Saturday. self-inflicted splodytard. facts
1 2007-03-09 1 In Mosul, Coalition Forces captured an al-Qaeda related suspect known as “The Butcher” who is allegedly responsible for numerous kidnappings, beheadings, and suicide operations in the Ramadi and Mosul areas. Coalition Forces captured five additional suspects and killed one terrorist during the raid. facts
2 2007-03-08 1 Three males were observed by Coalition forces digging a hole and laying wire next to a main road near the Al Jededa neighborhood in west Mosul. They were viewed actually emplacing a munition in the ground and covering the tracks of the command wire by smoothing the dirt over top of it. Coalition helicopters in position nearby immediately responded and engaged the emplacers with rocket fire. Two AIF were killed and three AIF were wounded and taken to the local hospital in Mosul. facts
16 2007-03-08 1 Coalition forces conducted operations against specific terrorist cells Thursday through Saturday in As Sadiyah, Iraq. During the operation, 16 anti-Iraqi forces were killed and 11 suspected terrorists were detained. The 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade, 5th Iraqi army, in partnership with a military transition team from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, facts
2 2007-03-07 2 Military forces from Pakistan assisted Afghan National Army (ANA) and Coalition forces with the interdiction of Taliban insurgents attempting to flee across the border from Afghanistan into Pakistan after the insurgents attacked ANA and Coalition forces yesterday evening. Pakistani forces reported an insurgent vehicle attempting to cross the border from the area where ANA and Coalition forces had been attacked near the village of Shkin in Paktika Province. The Afghan and Coalition force immediately responded with two 105 millimeter artillery rounds resulting in a direct hit on the insurgent vehicle. facts
7 2007-03-07 1 Coalition Forces killed seven terrorists during an operation Wednesday and captured six others today while targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq at a targeted location in Mosul. Coalition Forces approaching the targeted area by helicopter received enemy fire from several vehicles. Coalition Forces returned fire from the helicopter, killing five terrorists. After clearing the targeted buildings, ground forces began receiving sniper and machine gun fire from another building. Ground forces returned fire killing two terrorists. facts
12 2007-03-07 1 A combined operation between ground forces and Apache attack helicopters engaged and killed a platoon-sized element of enemy fighters west of the Baghdad International Airport Complex on Iraqi Highway 1 at approximately 9 p.m., March 7. After clearing the area of friendly forces, the patrol called for close air support from nearby AH-64 Apache attack aircraft. The helicopter engaged the enemy fighters, killing 12 and destroying the truck, which had an anti-aircraft heavy machine gun mounted in the bed. facts
2 2007-03-05 1 A Coalition Forces air strike destroyed a building housing a large cache of materials used to build roadside bombs in Mosul Monday evening. Upon arrival at the targeted building, two individuals pulled weapons on the ground force. Ground forces took proper self-defense measures and killed the individuals. facts
4 2007-03-05 1 Baghdad Soldiers killed four terrorists planting improvised explosive devices at a village near the banks of the Euphrates River March 5. The Scout Platoon of the 2nd “Golden Dragons” Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), discovered five terrorists emplacing IEDs and engaged them with small arms fire, killing four of them. Two AK-47 assault rifles were recovered following the fire fight. facts
9 2007-03-04 2 An unknown number of enemy forces fired a rocket at a Coalition fire base near Nijrab in Kapisa Province late last night causing no coalition casualties and missing the fire base. Coalition forces observed armed enemy forces entering a nearby compound and requested close air support, which dropped two 2,000 pound bombs on the suspected enemy position ending the engagement. There are unconfirmed reports that nine people were killed. facts
1 2007-03-04 1 One terrorist was killed and two were wounded by aerial surveillance helicopters March 4, just south of Tikrit when they were found removing munitions from a cache Paratroopers from Battery B, Task Force 1-319th, were immediately dispatched to search the area. More than 600 mortar rounds and anti-tank mines with fuses were discovered. An explosive ordnance detachment conducted a controlled detonation of the munitions at the site. facts
7 2007-03-03 1 Coalition Forces targeted an al-Qaeda in Iraq related vehicle-borne improvised explosives devices cell Saturday during an air strike operation near Arab Jabour. During an operation in the area, Coalition Forces began receiving small arms fire from several armed men across the Tigris River. Unable to safely subdue enemy fire, Coalition Forces called for an air strike to eliminate the threat. Coalition Forces used two precision guided bombs in the strike destroying a small structure and killing seven terrorists hiding inside. A large secondary explosion was noted after the initial bombs were dropped on the target, indicating the presence of explosive material within the structure. facts
7 2007-03-03 1 Coalition Forces targeted an al-Qaeda in Iraq related vehicle-borne improvised explosives devices cell Saturday during an air strike operation near Arab Jabour. During an operation in the area, Coalition Forces began receiving small arms fire from several armed men across the Tigris River. Unable to safely subdue enemy fire, Coalition Forces called for an air strike to eliminate the threat. Coalition Forces used two precision guided bombs in the strike destroying a small structure and killing seven terrorists hiding inside. A large secondary explosion was noted after the initial bombs were dropped on the target, indicating the presence of explosive material within the structure. facts
3 2007-03-03 1 Soldiers from Task Force 1-319 and the 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade, 4th Iraqi Army Division detained more than 50 insurgents during three days of operations focused on terrorist cells in Abu Ajeel, Wynot, and Owja near Tikrit in Salah ad Din. During the raids, members of Battery B engaged numerous insurgents killing three who were poised to conduct a deadly roadside ambush on coalition forces during the operation. facts
3 2007-03-02 1 Coalition Forces targeted members of an al-Qaeda in Iraq network Friday during an air strike operation west of Taji. Coalition Forces believe key terrorists were killed during the air strike. Results are still being assessed at this time. Several members of the cell, as well as vehicles with anti-aircraft artillery weapons and rounds, were gathered at an area known for terrorist activities. The coordinated air strike at the targeted location resulted in the destruction of the vehicles as well as the anti-aircraft artillery. facts
3 2007-03-02 1 Coalition Forces targeted members of an al-Qaeda in Iraq network Friday during an air strike operation west of Taji. Coalition Forces believe key terrorists were killed during the air strike. Results are still being assessed at this time. Several members of the cell, as well as vehicles with anti-aircraft artillery weapons and rounds, were gathered at an area known for terrorist activities. The coordinated air strike at the targeted location resulted in the destruction of the vehicles as well as the anti-aircraft artillery. facts
1 2007-03-01 1 Special Iraqi Army forces detained five suspects during operations with Coalition advisors March 1 in Baghdad, targeting an improvised explosive device builder. During operations, a Coalition force over-watch element observed a man armed with an assault rifle moving from roof top to roof top appearing to track Iraqi Forces and Coalition force members on the ground. The man positioned himself in a vantage point where he had a clear sight of the ground forces. The suspect was then observed raising his weapon and aiming it in the direction of Iraqi Forces and Coalition force members, posing an immediate threat to them. The Coalition over-watch element shot the man neutralizing the threat. facts
8 2007-03-01 1 Coalition Forces killed eight terrorists during a raid Thursday targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq operating in the Salman Pak region. Coalition forces killed the eight terrorists during three seperate engagments during the operation. facts
8 2007-02-28 1 Coalition Forces killed eight terrorists and detained six suspects during operations Wednesday morning targeting foreign fighter facilitators and the al-Qaeda in Iraq network. Intelligence reports indicated terrorists associated with small arms and rocket attacks against Coalition Forces were operating northeast of Taji. As Coalition Forces approached the targeted area, they noticed several armed men maneuvering toward them in a nearby palm grove. Coalition Forces called in close air support to eliminate the threat. Rotary-wing and fixed-wing aircraft used precision fires killing eight armed terrorists. facts
2 2007-02-25 1 Coalition Forces killed two terrorists and captured a suspected senior al-Qaida leader during a raid Sunday morning in Mosul. While approaching the first targeted building, Coalition Forces began receiving enemy fire from an adjacent building. Coalition Forces fired back, killing one terrorist. Upon entering the adjacent building, ground forces were confronted by an armed terrorist who began maneuvering on the ground forces. Ground forces took proper self-defense measures and killed the armed terrorist. facts
2 2007-02-24 1 Iraqi national police killed at least two terrorists during a coordinated attack on a national police checkpoint along an Iraqi highway two miles south of the Baghdad International Airport at noon Feb. 24. lements of a military transition team from the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) responded to the sound of the attack, attempting to intervene. Upon receiving gunfire from the attackers, the Soldiers called in aviation support. facts
5 2007-02-23 1 Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers engaged gunmen attempting to smuggle weapons across the Tigris River by boat in a southeastern section of the Iraqi capital Feb. 23. After an initial firefight, the five gunmen took cover in a bunker and a large shipping container along the river bank. They continued firing across the river at the troops. The Soldiers returned fire with small arms, and eventually used tank rounds to destroy the bunker and end the attack. facts
3 2007-02-22 1 Coalition Forces killed three terrorists and detained 11 others during operations Thursday targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq and foreign fighter facilitators near Taji and Samarra. As Coalition Forces began departing the area with the detainees, three armed men were seen maneuvering toward them. Using proper self-defense measures, ground forces called for close air support. A rotary wing aircraft used precision fires and killed the three armed men. facts
7 2007-02-21 1 Intelligence reports indicated terrorists involved in foreign fighter facilitation and the manufacturing of VBIEDs were operating in Ramadi, Fallujah and Baqubah. – Coalition Forces killed seven terrorists and detained 13 others while performing raids Wednesday targeting al-Qaeda terrorists and those supporting foreign fighters and vehicle-borne improvised explosive device cells. facts
3 2007-02-20 2 Afghan and Coalition forces were engaged by Taliban insurgents in western Uruzgan province this afternoon while clearing an improvised explosive device. The combined force engaged the insurgents with heavy weapons fire causing the Taliban to retreat into a cave. Coalition forces dropped one 2,000 pound bomb on the cave, sealing it off. (EDITORS NOTE: since no badguy count was included, I'm just guessing 3 -GN) facts
5 2007-02-20 1 A Coalition aircraft engaged and destroyed a vehicle here Feb. 20 killing five insurgents who had fired weapons from their vehicle toward the base. An aircraft from the 1st Cavalry Division’s 1st Air Cavalry Brigade engaged the vehicle shortly after Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, serving as tower guards, reported the drive-by shooting. facts
1 2007-02-14 2 Coalition and Afghan forces arrested four suspected terrorists after they refused requests for peaceful surrender during an operation at a compound near Orgun-E in Paktika province early Wednesday. ...one man who later died of gunshot wounds received after displaying a hostile intent toward the combined force. facts
1 2007-02-14 2 Coalition forces conducted a precision strike early Wednesday morning on a compound housing a high-ranking Taliban commander near Goresh in Helmand Province. Credible information led forces to believe the individual, among the top militant commanders in southern Afghanistan, was in the compound at the time of the strike. The strike, using precision-guided munitions, specifically targeted the single building and suspected location of terrorists, and left other nearby structures intact. facts
15 2007-02-14 1 During a recent three-day operation in Salman Pak targeting al-Qaida in Iraq terrorists, Coalition Forces killed 15 terrorists involved in an improvised explosives device cell, destroyed an IED factory and thwarted two explosives emplacements. On Feb. 14, Coalition Forces began receiving enemy contact on the ground from a fortified building in the area. Determining the targets too hostile for ground troops, Coalition Forces called for close air support. Fixed wing aircraft used precision fires to destroy the building killing five terrorists and wounding four suspected terrorists. Also during this raid, Coalition Forces disrupted two separate groups of terrorists who were in the process of emplacing IEDs alongside a road. Due to the high level of danger, fixed wing aircraft were used to destroy the IEDs. Ten terrorists are believed to have been killed as a result. facts
3 2007-02-12 2 Several Taliban fighters were killed during an assault by Afghan National Army and Coalition forces early Monday morning near the town of Gershk in the Nahr Surkh District of Helmand Province. A group of Taliban fighters initiated hostilities by firing a rocket propelled grenade at Afghan and Coalition forces. Forces then engaged and killed the Taliban fighters; a battle damage assessment had not yet determined the exact number of terrorists killed. facts
8 2007-02-08 1 IN ARAB JABOUR -- While receiving enemy fire from several directions, ground forces called in for air support. Eight terrorists barricaded themselves inside one of the buildings and continued to fire at the ground forces. Coalition aircraft dropped precision bombs on the building, resulting in its destruction and the deaths of the eight terrorists. facts
1 2007-02-08 1 Iraqi and Coalition force members fought unidentified enemy fighters Feb. 8 in Baqubah, Diyala Province, after responding to investigate an improvised explosive device attack against a Coalition Forces convoy. Iraqi and Coalition force members returned fires and called for support from an Aerial Weapons Team. Iraqi and Coalition force members fired at several identified targets, including enemy fighters in the abandoned mosque, to neutralize the threat. facts
10 2007-02-08 2 International Security Assistance Force, under which the British troops serve, confirmed the fighting in the Kajaki and Sangin areas of southern Helmand province on Thursday. Ten Taliban were killed in clashes with Afghan and British troops near a major dam project in southern Afghanistan. facts
2 2007-02-07 2 A Coalition Forces convoy was attacked with small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades today at approximately 4:39 p.m. four kilometers north of Mizan, Zabul Province. Convoy personnel engaged the enemy with small arms fire killing one enemy combatant and injuring another. Coalition medical personnel provided medical care to the injured enemy at the scene, but he died of his wounds before being evacuated to a treatment facility. facts
10 2007-02-05 1 Coalition Forces conducting routine patrols prevented several insurgent teams from emplacing roadside bombs in Salah ad Din and Diyala provinces. Among the 10 insurgents killed that night, three were in Balad, four near Bayji and three near Baqubah. facts
2 2007-02-04 1 Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 7th (2-7) Cavalry Regiment conducted a raid on several houses in the Al Wahda neighborhood in east Mosul Feb. 4, after receiving intelligence about specific high-priority targets. During the engagement, one insurgent blew himself up with an explosive vest (self-inflicted splodytard), and another was shot and killed when quick-reaction reinforcement troops arrived from the Iraqi army and 2-7 Cavalry, effectively sealing off the target area. facts
10 2007-02-02 2 More than 10 Taliban fighters died today in a small-arms engagement with Afghan National Army soldiers and Coalition forces near the village of Farah in Farah Province. The battle occurred after Taliban fighters attacked an ANA checkpoint. The ANA, along with Coalition forces, immediately responded with direct fire. facts
7 2007-02-02 2 Afghan and Coalition forces conducted combat operations against terrorists in the Bermel District, Paktika Province this morning. Coalition forces spotted a group setting up rockets and engaged the group with indirect fire. Coalition forces requested, and received, air support to eliminate the threat. Coalition aircraft dropped two munitions on the site and then another one on five personnel moving into a wadi. A ground patrol moved to the site and confirmed that two were killed and another five are suspected dead. facts
250 2007-01-28 1 U.S.-backed Iraqi troops yesterday attacked insurgents reportedly plotting to kill pilgrims at a major Shi'ite Muslim religious festival, and Iraqi officials estimated that about 250 militants died in the daylong battle near Najaf. Authorities said Iraqi soldiers supported by U.S. aircraft fought all day with a large group of insurgents in the Zarqa area, about 12 miles northeast of Najaf, home to major Shi'ite shrines. facts
16 2007-01-23 1 Several raids in the Baghdad and Haditha areas, near the Al Qadisiyah Lake and in Yusufiyah. Coalition Forces engaged the enemy force with rotary wing aircraft and small arms. facts
1 2007-01-21 2 A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-filled car into a convoy of NATO forces near Afghan capital in the Charasyab district of Kabul provinc, killing himself but causing no casualties among the soldiers, Afghan police said Sunday. Self-inflicted splodytard facts
15 2007-01-20 1 Members of the militant group were hiding in two abandoned houses in a Sunni stronghold in southern Baghdad, and resisted the assault by the Iraqi forces, who were backed by gunfire from the helicopters, ministry spokesman Abdul-Karim Khalaf said. Those killed and captured were believed to be part of the militant group known as the Omar Brigade, which Khalaf said was behind a series of kidnappings and killings of Shiites in the neighbourhood. Elite Iraqi police forces dropped off by U.S. helicopters staged a raid against an al-Qaida-linked Sunni militant group Saturday in Baghdad, killing 15 insurgents and capturing five, the Interior Ministry said. facts
100 2007-01-14 1 OPERATION TURKI BOWL: “We developed a plan in coordination with the 5th Iraqi Army Division,” said Col. David Sutherland, commander of 3rd brigade combat team 1st Calvary Division. Operation Turki Bowl: “We briefed our forces on it and then, starting on the 4th of January, began major combat operations against a group of terrorists, known as The Council, in the Turki Village, Tuwilla and 30 Tamuz area south of Balad Ruz.” The operation, which lasted for 10 days, was conducted with Iraqi Army supported by Iraqi police from the Balad Ruz area and with Coalition force enablers, to include Air Force and Army aviation assets, artillery and security reconnaissance forces. “During the operation we came in contact with and killed over 100 terrorists,” Sutherland said. “We captured an additional, close to, 50 terrorists and found over 25 caches of supplies.” facts
8 2007-01-11 1 Coalition Forces killed eight terrorists and detained seven suspected terrorists during a series of raids which began Saturday and ended Monday to capture al-Qaida in Iraq leaders in the Tarmiyah area. During the second day of the raids, Coalition Forces began taking enemy fire as terrorists were attempting to remove weapons and explosives from a weapons cache on an island in the Tigris River. Coalition Forces engaged, killing four terrorists. That evening, more armed terrorists attempted to gain access to the weapons cache and began firing at a Coalition Forces security detail. Coalition Forces returned fire and killed an additional four terrorists. facts
4 2007-01-11 1 Four insurgents were killed and a cache of weapons seized Jan. 11 after members of the Iraqi police received small-arms fire in the city of TAL' AFAR and fought back against the insurgents. Soldiers from C Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment responded to the call. facts
150 2007-01-10 2 Numerous air assets from U.S. Central Command supported NATO and Afghan forces in Afghanistan’s Paktika province Jan. 10, killing as many as 150 insurgents, U.S. Central Command officials said. U. S. Central Command Air Forces supported International Security Assistance Force and Afghan National Army forces with intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, air refueling and strike aircraft. They also expended precision munitions, missile and cannon rounds on a significant number of insurgents in the Bermel district of Paktika province, officials said. facts
3 2007-01-10 1 Coalition forces killed three insurgents and detained a dozen more over the past three days in Iraq, and Iraqi police forces netted 301 new recruits. Soldiers of Company A, 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, attached to 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, killed three insurgents Jan. 10 in western Baghdad with the aid of attack helicopters. facts
85 2007-01-10 1 After seven days of combined operations south of Balad Ruz, Iraqi Army Soldiers, in partnership with 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, continue to discover large weapons caches and destroy anti-Iraqi forces throughout the Turki Village area. Having cleared over 200 kilometers of terrain, the 1st Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army, with support from 3-1 Cav., has unearthed approximately 20 caches, killed more than 85 terrorists and detained 25 suspected anti-Iraqi forces. facts
3 2007-01-09 1 Combined operations continued south of Balad Ruz with Iraqi army and Coalition Forces clearing areas near Turki Village where CF discovered several large caches containing hundreds of rockets, IED-making materials, small arms munitions and dozens of anti-tank weapons. CF identified and killed several AIF responsible for the IED attacks as well as those emplacing future IEDs. facts
3 2007-01-07 1 Three insurgents were killed during a 5th Iraqi Army operation Jan. 7 in Tahrir village near Baqubah to detain the leader of an insurgent cell responsible for the kidnapping and murder of Iraqi civilians. During the operation, insurgents exited a nearby mosque and began firing upon Iraqi Force members and Coalition advisors with heavy machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades. Iraqi and Coalition force members returned fire killing three insurgents. facts
3 2007-01-07 1 Iraq Army and Task Force Lightning Soldiers discovered multiple caches, detained several suspected terrorists and killed several other anti-Iraqi forces during a joint operation Sunday in Tahrir, Iraq. (I'm assuming 'several' means '3' -GN) Iraq Army and Coalition force Soldiers conducted a cordon and search targeted at terrorist cells responsible for kidnappings, murders and placing improvised explosive devices. facts
3 2007-01-07 1 Three insurgents were killed during a 5th Iraqi Army operation Jan. 7 in Tahrir village near Baqubah to detain the leader of an insurgent cell responsible for the kidnapping and murder of Iraqi civilians. During the operation, insurgents exited a nearby mosque and began firing upon Iraqi Force members and Coalition advisors with heavy machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades. Iraqi and Coalition force members returned fire killing three insurgents. facts
3 2007-01-07 1 Iraq Army and Task Force Lightning Soldiers discovered multiple caches, detained several suspected terrorists and killed several other anti-Iraqi forces during a joint operation Sunday in Tahrir, Iraq. "The brigade was able to infiltrate into the eastern side of Tahrir quite well, but as they began to move to the various target houses they encountered resistance from terrorists in the area," said Lt. Col. Timothy Karcher, 2-5 Iraq Army Military Transition Team commander. ..."The brigade caught the enemy by surprise, maintaining initiative throughout the battle, and ultimately defeating the terrorist forces," Karcher said. facts
3 2007-01-04 1 Combined operations continued south of Balad Ruz with Iraqi army and Coalition Forces clearing areas near Turki Village where CF discovered several large caches containing hundreds of rockets, IED-making materials, small arms munitions and dozens of anti-tank weapons. CF identified and killed several AIF responsible for the IED attacks as well as those emplacing future IEDs. Additionally, several suspected terrorists were detained for further questioning. facts
3 2007-01-02 1 Coalition Forces killed three terrorists, wounded one and detained two other suspected terrorists in a raid Tuesday morning targeting an al-Qaida weapons dealer in the Baghdad area. Coalition Forces then breached the wall and entered the building. Five armed men began firing at Coalition Forces. Coalition Forces returned fire killing three armed men and wounding a fourth. facts
6 2007-01-01 1 Coalition Forces killed six terrorists and detained one suspected terrorist during a fierce firefight Monday morning in Baghdad. While approaching the targeted area, Coalition Forces received heavy automatic weapons fire and hand grenades from the top of several nearby buildings. Coalition Forces returned fire killing two terrorists. While receiving heavy automatic weapons fire from many directions, Coalition Forces managed to kill four more terrorists and detain one. facts
11 2006-12-31 1 Operation Squeeze Play, which began Dec. 1, was carried out by Iraqi Army Soldiers, police, U.S. Soldiers, and Marines. The month-long operation took place in central Ramadi and areas north and east of the city. During the operation 44 enemy combatants were killed (33 reported in earlier entries - GN) and 172 suspected insurgents were detained. facts
4 2006-12-30 1 Coalition Forces killed four terrorists and detained six other suspected terrorists during a raid Saturday morning in Thar Thar. Intelligence reports indicated known al-Qaida in Iraq terrorists with links to foreign fighters were operating at the targeted building. As Coalition Forces approached the building, armed terrorists attempted to maneuver against the ground force in a threatening manner. Three terrorists were killed and one was injured outside the structure. One armed terrorist attempted to fire at Coalition Forces and was killed inside the structure. facts
4 2006-12-29 1 Coalition Forces killed four terrorists and destroyed two buildings along with nearby cache sites containing improvised explosive device equipment during a raid Friday morning in Thar Thar. Intelligence reports indicated IEDs were being produced in the targeted buildings. Upon entering the first building, Coalition Forces were engaged by armed terrorists. Coalition Forces returned fire killing four terrorists. facts
2 2006-12-29 1 Forces killed two terrorists and detained two others during a raid against al-Qaida terrorists Friday morning in Baghdad. Additional friendly forces performing security outside the targeted building were confronted by two armed terrorists during the raid. The terrorists began maneuvering toward Coalition Forces despite the ground troops’ repeated attempts to halt the men. The terrorists were non-compliant and continued to maneuver toward the Coalition Forces who engaged, killing the two armed terrorists. facts
1 2006-12-28 1 The four-day operation, meant to disrupt insurgent activity in the area, resulted in the capture of 13 suspected insurgents and killing one more. Soldiers with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team and the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division wrapped up an operation in the eastern Baghdad district of New Baghdad facts
1 2006-12-28 1 An Iraqi female was killed and an Iraqi male was injured during an insurgent mortar attack Dec. 28 northwest of Habbaniyah. Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 1st Iraqi Army Division subsequently recovered the mortar system. facts
1 2006-12-27 1 A suspected improvised explosive device facilitator and cell leader was killed during operations Dec. 27 in Abu Sukhayr, near An Najaf. The person was implicated in an October 2006 IED attack on a police chief in An Najaf. 8th Iraqi Army Division Forces, with coalition advisors attempted to capture the suspect and followed him up to the roof of the target house repeatedly trying to get him to surrender. A Coalition Soldier observed the man's hostile intent against an Iraqi Soldier and shot the man, neutralizing the threat and resulting in his death. facts
3 2006-12-26 1 The Coalition force killed three insurgents during operations near Samsiyah northwest of Al Asad to capture members of an insurgent cell responsible for improvised explosive device attacks and other insurgent attacks against Iraqi and Coalition Forces. During the operation, members of the Coalition force received fire from three insurgents armed with assault rifles and a machine gun. The Coalition force returned aimed, controlled fire to eliminate the threat, killing the three hostiles. facts
1 2006-12-26 1 Coalition forces killed one insurgent and captured seven others during operations to prevent the placement of improvised explosive devices near the village of Al Safar in the western Kirkuk province Coalition Forces observed the insurgents emplacing the IED along a well traveled route and engaged the insurgents with air delivered precision-guided munitions. Coalition Forces then pursued the enemy to a building where several of the insurgents had fled. facts
3 2006-12-24 1 Coalition Forces killed three terrorists Sunday morning in Samisiyah during a raid targeting foreign fighters and local insurgents who were manufacturing vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices in the area. As Coalition Forces approached the targeted building, two armed terrorists were seen maneuvering toward them from around the building. Coalition Forces engaged the terrorists and killed them. As Coalition Forces entered the building, another terrorist grabbed his weapon and attempted to fire it. Coalition Forces shot him before he could pull the trigger. facts
1 2006-12-24 1 Coalition Forces killed one terrorist and captured three suspected terrorists including a suspected al-Qaida weapons dealer during a raid Sunday morning in Bayji. One terrorist was killed as he approached Coalition Forces who were securing the targeted building. Despite numerous attempts to dissuade his advance on the Coalition Forces, the man was killed as a last resort. facts
1 2006-12-23 1 During a raid near Ramadi. Intelligence reports indicated terrorists with ties to the al-Qaida in Iraq network were operating in the targeted building. Coalition Forces killed a terrorist who was approaching the forces in a hostile manner. During the raid, Coalition Forces also detained nine suspected terrorists. facts
4 2006-12-23 1 5th Iraqi Army Division forces, with coalition advisers, repelled an attack, killing at least 4 insurgents, during operations Dec. 23 south of Baqubah to capture a suspected insurgent cell leader. While departing the area, Iraqi Forces came under heavy fire from several groups of insurgents in the street. Iraqi Forces returned fire to neutralize the threat, resulting in several enemy killed and wounded. facts
11 2006-12-23 1 IA and CF were engaged repeatedly by several small arms fire and mortar attacks while continueing to target terrorist cells Saturday to eliminate enemy activity and bring peace to the people of the Tahrir area of Baqubah. Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army, partnered with Coalition force members from the 1-12 Combined Arms Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division targeting the enemy, killed 11 terrorists, wounded one and detained approximately 20 suspects. facts
1 2006-12-22 1 Coalition Forces killed one terrorist and detained 25 suspected terrorists during multiple raids throughout the region Friday morning targeting foreign fighters and the al-Qaida in Iraq network. Coalition Forces also captured an AQIZ financier. facts
3 2006-12-22 1 5th Iraqi Army forces, with coalition advisers, were attacked by hostile forces Dec. 22 in Baqubah during a patrol, which resulted in several insurgents killed and wounded. Several insurgents directly engaging patrol vehicles were fired on and neutralized by Iraqi and Coalition Forces Soldiers. facts
3 2006-12-19 2 Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Osmani, a senior member of the Taliban’s inner circle, was killed Dec. 19 in Helmand Province, near the Pakistan border. His vehicle, traveling in a deserted area, was destroyed by a Coalition air strike, instantly killing him and two unidentified associates. facts
2 2006-12-19 1 The Coalition force observed four insurgents exit a parked vehicle and fire a rocket-propelled grenade and small arms fire at the Iraqi Police gate of the Government Center in Fallujah. As they attempted to fire the second RPG round, Coalition Forces engaged the insurgents with small arms fire. Two insurgents were killed and one was injured. facts
1 2006-12-19 1 One insurgent was killed and five roadside bombs were found in eastern Baghdad. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment attached to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. facts
7 2006-12-19 1 While conducting operations in the Chubianat area of Baqubah, soldiers from 2-5 IA were involved in several small arms fire attacks. Anti-Iraqi forces killed one Iraqi Army soldier and wounded seven. Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army, with support from 1-12 Combined Arms Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. Seven terrorists were killed during the attacks and an additional three suspected terrorists were detained. facts
1 2006-12-19 1 During the discovery of a weapons cache in a suspected militia safe house ineastern Baghdad. Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment While establishing a cordon around a suspected house, 1-26th Soldiers came under small arms fire and responded by hurling a grenade, which killed an insurgent. facts
1 2006-12-16 1 Special Iraqi Army Forces, with coalition advisors, detained 6 suspects during operations Dec. 16 in Sadr City to capture a suspected illegal armed group leader who allegedly conducts and facilitates violence against Iraqi civilians and security forces in northeastern Baghdad. During the operation, elements displaying hostile intent and posing an immediate risk to ground forces were engaged and neutralized with precision fires from Coalition aircraft; resulting in one enemy fighter killed and one enemy fighter wounded. facts
1 2006-12-16 1 Coalition Forces were attacked by insurgents with a high volume small arms fire from a building Saturday in Ramadi. Four insurgents were seen running down the road and were engaged with machinegun fire. One insurgent was killed and two more were wounded. facts
1 2006-12-16 1 Eastern Baghdad in the evening hours. Soldiers with the 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment killed one insurgent and detained two others after they caught them attempting to place an improvised explosive device. facts
4 2006-12-15 1 An estimated four insurgents were killed by aviation fires after precision munitions were employed to destroy a bongo truck used to transport improvised explosive devices Friday south of Fallujah. Marines assigned to Regimental Combat Team 5 observed insurgents excavating IED-making material from the side of a road and loading it into a bongo truck. The truck then proceeded to another location where the insurgents began emplacing the IEDs. The Marines established positive identification of the insurgents, ensured no civilians were in the vicinity and destroyed the truck with precision munitions. The insurgents were killed by direct fire. facts
4 2006-12-15 1 Coalition Forces killed four anti-Iraqi Forces and detained two others several miles south of Dujayl, about 80 miles north of Baghdad, Dec. 15 after AIF attempted to engage a Coalition convoy during curfew hours. An air weapons team, under the direction of the 3rd Combined Arms Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, engaged the AIF after they observed them setting up ambush positions along Highway 1, the main highway between Baghdad and Mosul. facts
3 2006-12-14 1 Coalition Forces killed three insurgents with a precision munition and direct fire for hostile actions Dec. 14 in Ramadi. Coalition Forces observed one insurgent emplacing an IED and was killed. Four more insurgents were observed emplacing another IED. Coalition Forces used a precision munition to destroy a shack that insurgents were entering and exiting while emplacement was occurring. The shack was destroyed and two insurgents were killed. facts
8 2006-12-14 1 Iraqi Army soldiers from 1st Battalion, 5th Iraqi Army Division, with support from Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, called in an air strike on a house harboring eight terrorists after receiving small-arms fire from the house Thursday while they were on patrol east of Balad. After receiving clearance, an F-15E dropped a guided bomb on the house, partially demolishing it. However, IA continued to receive small-arms fire. Terrorists engaged the IA and CF Soldiers from a second house. Ground forces engaged the second house killing eight terrorists. facts
2 2006-12-14 1 An air assault operation targeting terrorist cells in Turki Village near Balad Ruz. During the mission, a CF air weapons team identified two armed anti-Iraqi forces and engaged them, killing both AIF. facts
2 2006-12-13 1 Coalition Forces used a precision guided munition to destroy a building from which insurgents used to fight Wednesday in Ramadi. Coalition Forces were attacked by small arms fire from insurgents in a building and returned fire. When the attack did not cease, Coalition Forces used a precision guided munition to destroy the building. Two insurgents were killed. facts
4 2006-12-12 2 During the request to surrender, near the village of Darnami in Khowst Province, the suspected terrorists refused to comply with verbal warnings and began firing. Afghan and Coalition forces. facts
4 2006-12-12 1 In Julaybai, four insurgents were killed after attacking Marines. The house from which the insurgents were fighting was destroyed by precision munitions by Marines from Regimental Combat Team 5 facts
1 2006-12-11 1 At a checkpoint in a western neighborhood of the Iraqi capital, the joint patrol observed insurgents in two vehicles as they stopped a bus and tried to abduct the passengers. The Iraqi Soldiers engaged one of the cars killing one kidnapper and wounding two others. facts
3 2006-12-10 1 Two attacks on coalition forces in Rasheed. The first terrorist was killed when Soldiers spotted him on a rooftop aiming a rocket propelled grenade at the patrol in the Furat neighborhood. The second attack began with small arms fire on a coalition patrol in the Bayaa neighborhood. facts
2 2006-12-09 1 Coalition forces observed insurgents detonating an improvised explosive device Saturday night in Ramadi. Coalition forces engaged the enemy with aircraft gunfire and a precision guided munition. The strikes killed two insurgents and wounded two other insurgents. facts
20 2006-12-08 1 Coalition Forces killed 20 terrorists Friday morning while targeting al-Qaida terrorists in the Thar Thar area. Ground forces were searching buildings at the targeted location when they began receiving heavy machine gunfire from one of the buildings. The ground forces returned fire, killing two armed terrorists. Despite efforts to subdue the remaining armed terrorists, Coalition Forces continued to be threatened by enemy fire, causing forces to call in close air support. A Coalition aircraft performed the air strike, resulting in 18 more armed terrorists killed. facts
3 2006-12-08 1 Insurgents observed emplacing an improvised explosive device were killed Friday in Saqlawiyah, west of Baghdad. Marines assigned to Regimental Combat Team 5 observed insurgents emplacing an improvised explosive device beneath a tractor trailer and a large Bongo truck. The Marines engaged the insurgents with small-arms fire and destroyed the vehicles with air delivered precision-guided munitions, which triggered multiple secondary explosions. facts
1 2006-12-06 1 A Coalition aircraft near Khanaqin was leaving a raid that targeted foreign fighter facilitators when it received small arms fire from a vehicle. The Coalition Force aircraft returned fire, destroying the vehicle and killing the armed terrorist. facts
14 2006-12-06 1 Iraqi Soldiers and Coalition Forces were attacked with a heavy volume of small arms fire from numerous insurgent positions including the Al Haqq Mosque in Ramadi. Coalition Forces used tank main gun rounds and precision guided ordnance to destroy buildings from which insurgents were attacking. facts
2 2006-12-04 1 During a raid Monday morning in northern Baghdad, Coalition forces were searching for a suspected terrorist with ties to the al-Qaida in Iraq network and the production of VBIEDs. As ground forces entered the targeted buildings, they were confronted by two armed terrorists. The ground forces killed both terrorists. facts
3 2006-12-02 1 A combined operation in Baqubah. During the operation, soldiers from the 2nd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army, with support from the 1-12 Combined Arms Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, searched 124 houses, detained 44 suspected terrorists, discovered three IEDs, killed three anti-Iraqi forces and freed one kidnapping victim who had been kidnapped 25 days ago and was being held for ransom. facts
6 2006-12-02 1 Coalition Forces killed six terrorists and destroyed two known foreign fighter safe houses as they conducted a raid in Gharma Saturday night. Coalition Forces used a combination of air strikes and small arms fire. They blew up the initially targeted safe house killing 5 insurgents, then shot another one as three terrorists were seen fleeing to another house. The second house was found to contain a bunch of bad stuff so they called in the zoomies to take care of it, too. facts
3 2006-12-02 1 Attack helicopters from Multi-National Division – Baghdad engaged an insurgent mortar team preparing to fire rounds northwest of the Iraqi capital. At approximately 4:55 p.m. the helicopters positively identified four individuals on a bridge in al Kazimiyah preparing to launch a mortar attack. Upon seeing the helicopters, the four fled in opposite directions in two vehicles. The helicopters chased and engaged one vehicle with precision fires, destroying it. One suspect escaped on foot, but was later found hiding in a nearby house. facts
80 2006-12-02 2 The fighting was in the Musa Qala district of Helmand province but outside the town of Musa Qala, where British troops earlier this year pulled out after an agreement with tribal elders that they would keep Taliban fighters out of town NATO: about 100 to 150 Danish soldiers, along with Afghan security forces, fought against the insurgents. Attack helicopters and jet fighters were also used. facts
2 2006-12-01 1 Coalition Forces killed two terrorists and detained 27 suspected terrorists in multiple raids Friday targeting al-Qaida terrorists throughout the region. 1 in the Taji area, the other in Yusufiyah. Coalition Forces facts
3 2006-12-01 1 In Ubaydi, insurgents attacked Coalition Forces with small arms fire and then attempted to flee in a vehicle. In response to the attack, Coalition Forces used precision ordnance to destroy the vehicle and the insurgents inside. Aside from the vehicle, there was no further damage. (I like the way this report was worded! -GN) facts
14 2006-11-30 1 Coalition air and ground forces combined to kill 14 insurgents and wound two at approximately 2 a.m. Nov. 30 after the individuals engaged a coalition convoy with small arms fire southwest of Samarra. While the insurgents fled in trucks and motorcycles, Task Force Lightning attack helicopters tracked them for several miles and used two guided bombs to destroy one of the vehicles. Subsequently, helicopters and strike aircraft engaged the remaining vehicles, killing or wounding all of the insurgents. facts
1 2006-11-30 1 Iraqi Force entered a mosque while searching for a person suspected of involvement in kidnapping and murder activities within Baghdad and directing attacks against the Coalition Force. During the raid, conducted by Special Iraqi Army Forces, with Coalition advisors, there was an exchange of small arms fire with enemy elements south of the mosque compound. The Iraqi Force returned fire against an identified threat, resulting in the death of one enemy fighter. facts
8 2006-11-29 1 In an early-morning raid near Baqubah, Coalition Forces received enemy rifle and machine gun fire. Due to the heavy volume of enemy fire, Coalition Forces also engaged the terrorists with aircraft. Coalition aircraft fired rounds neutralizing the enemy threat. Ground forces then cleared the objective of enemy activity. facts
2 2006-11-26 1 Coalition Forces observed three men loading weapons from a known cache site into a vehicle in central Ramadi After establishing positive identification, Coalition Forces fired precision ordnance at the vehicle, killing two terrorists. facts
10 2006-11-25 1 Coalition Forces killed ten terrorists and conducted an air strike on an improvised explosive device factory during three simultaneous raids near al-Taji. While approaching the objectives, Coalition Forces encountered small arms fire and killed ten terrorists. facts
12 2006-11-25 1 During a mission Saturday morning North of Baghdad. Coalition Forces were en route to capture a suspected terrorist associated with the manufacturing of vehicle borne improvised explosive devices and facilitating foreign fighters into the Northern Baghdad area. The terrorist and his associates were traveling in three vehicles. As Coalition Forces approached the vehicles, twelve armed terrorists ignored warning shots and attempted to maneuver on the ground force. Coalition Forces engaged the vehicles with precision fires killing the twelve terrorists. facts
4 2006-11-24 1 A mission to disrupt an al-Qaida vehicle-borne improvised explosive device cell in Tarmiyah. As ground forces made their way toward the targeted building, they received enemy fire from the vicinity of a mosque. Coalition Forces returned fire, killing four terrorists. facts
1 2006-11-22 1 During a raid in Balad targeting an individual associated with a suspected senior leader of the Iraqi al-Qaida network. Coalition Forces facts
3 2006-11-21 1 During a raid in Baghdad, ground forces received small arms fire upon approaching the objective. Coalition Forces returned fire killing three terrorists. facts
2 2006-11-19 1 Coalition Forces were engaged at several locations Sunday in southern Ramadi by a group of insurgents with small-arms fire. Coalition Air and Ground forces killed two of them. facts
2 2006-11-18 1 An air strike Saturday afternoon near Baghdad killed terrorists associated with improvised explosive device attacks and suicide bombing operations. Coalition Forces. facts
8 2006-11-18 1 A Saturday morning raid targeting a terrorist in the Ramadi area. Terrorists began firing rocket-propelled grenades at Coalition forces. Ground forces also received mortar fire from armed terrorists during the raid. Ground forces returned fire, and Coalition air support used precision fires to destroy the terrorists’ vehicles. facts
9 2006-11-16 1 During a raid Thursday just south of Yusufiyah, Ground forces noticed several armed individuals in a nearby wooded area maneuvering against them. Close air support was called in to mitigate the threat to the Coalition Forces ground team. Coalition aircraft engaged the terrorists with precision fires. Several of the terrorists killed were wearing suicide vests. facts
1 2006-11-16 2 An early morning operation today by Afghan and Coalition forces near Payanden Khel in the Kabul Province, one terrorist was shot and killed in a brief struggle. Afghan and Coalition forces. facts
11 2006-11-14 1 Ramadi: 11/13; 5 IED emplacers were killed with small arms and main tank rounds while 4 thieves were killed with small arms and main tank rounds while trying to steal from coalition vehicles. 11/14; two more IED emplacers were deallt with using small arms fire and a main tank gun round. Coalition forces. facts
8 2006-11-13 1 Coalition Forces conducting multiple raids in the Baghdad area this morning. Coalition Forces called for suspects in a building to surrender. The suspected terrorists began firing on Coalition Forces and attempted to flee the building. Coalition Forces returned fire killing eight terrorists and wounding one. facts
3 2006-11-13 1 A Coalition Forces air strike killed three terrorists in Yusifiyyah during an operation Monday. Based on intelligence that linked the vehicle and the three terrorists to a local vehicle-borne improvised explosion device facilitation network, Coalition aircraft engaged and destroyed the vehicle with precision fires. facts
3 2006-11-13 1 Three terrorists were killed and one was seriously wounded on Nov. 13 when they tried to plant a roadside bomb in the Baghdad Garage neighborhood on Train Station Road in western Mosul. It exploded prematurely. heh self-inflicted splodytards facts
3 2006-11-11 1 Coalition Forces patroling in the Euphrates River city of Hit came under gunfire attack near a road intersection by a group of six insurgents. Coalition Forces responded to the attack with gunfire killing three of the insurgents. facts
3 2006-11-10 2 Southern Helmand province. Royal Marine Commandos. The final night had seen the Marine Commandos use two more rockets to kill, they say, a further three Taleban fighters in a bunker they had been monitoring for a number of days. facts
10 2006-11-08 1 Acting upon numerous credible intelligence sources, Coalition Forces launched an operation to detain individuals running a known terrorist cell near Muqdadiyah and to rescue a kidnapped Iraqi Policeman. At the objective, Coalition Forces made contact with and killed 10 terrorists carrying AK-47s, a rocket propelled grenade launcher, and a machine gun. facts
2 2006-11-07 1 a raid near Bayji that targeted individuals associated with a suspected senior leader of an al-Qaeda in Iraq network. Coalition Forces pursued and detained two of the suspects as the other two armed individuals began firing at the ground forces. Ground forces returned fire, killing the two terrorists. facts
4 2006-11-07 2 The Afghan National Police (ANP) have been fighting off nightly attacks on a number of fronts, but felt they needed help and called for British reinforcements. This time in a small town in Helmand Province. 3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marine Commandos and the Afghan National Army: #1-Then after a few minutes the sniper fired again - twice - his voice crackled over the radio confirming he had seen through the telescopic sight one man killed. #2-The rocket was guided at them - one Marine said he saw it "charging towards them, they looked up and then they disappeared". The radio again confirmed all three men had been killed - there was a strong reaction from the Marines behind the sandbags. (ya think?) facts
4 2006-11-07 1 A raid of a known al-Qaeda meeting place in Ramadi Tuesday afternoon. During the raid, Coalition ground forces encountered two hostile men fleeing from the scene in a vehicle. Coalition Forces killed the two terrorists. Coalition Forces were later engaged outside nearby buildings and ground forces killed two more terrorists. facts
8 2006-11-06 1 Iraqi security and Coalition forces came under fire Nov. 6 when anti-Iraqi forces attacked a joint Iraqi and U.S. patrol near Dugmat, a small town about 45 kilometers south of Kirkuk, and fled to a compound where the fighting continued. Coalition Force attack helicopters, ground troops and close air support aircraft engaged the enemy, destroying their vehicles and hiding positions with precision fires, killing eight, capturing 14 and neutralizing various weapons and munitions. facts
1 2006-11-05 1 A raid Sunday morning near al-Yusifiyah targeted an individual associated with a suspected senior leader of an al-Qaeda in Iraq network who is known for links with foreign terrorists and IED attacks in the area. Coalition Forces assaulted the building and killed the armed terrorist as he was attempting to flee. facts
38 2006-11-05 1 Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 506th Regimental Combat Team, MND-B, were attacked by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades from both the north and south of Forward Operating Base Apache in northern Baghdad. The MND-B Soldiers immediately responded to their attackers, killing 38 and wounding nine in a nearly 1.5 hour-long battle with the terrorists. facts
7 2006-11-05 2 Afghan National Army and ISAF soldiers effectively out-maneuvered an attacking force of Taliban insurgents while on patrol north of Qalat in the Uruzgan Province. The combined patrol killed seven insurgents after extremists attacked them with heavy small arms and rocket propelled grenades. facts
13 2006-11-03 1 Two associated raids early Friday morning near Al Mahmudiyah. Coalition Forces attempted to enter the target buildings, at which time they were encountered by five armed individuals, one of whom was wearing a suicide vest. Coalition Forces engaged and killed these five terrorists. During the initial engagement, an estimated eight armed personnel fled the target area and were subsequently engaged and killed by close air support and ground forces. facts
1 2006-11-01 2 A suicide bomber has struck a convoy of foreign troops travelling on a road outside the Afghan city of Kandahar. Two soldiers were injured, no civilians were harmed. Self-inflicted splodytard facts
2 2006-11-01 1 Eastern Ramadi; Rafa Abdul Salam Hamud Al Ithawi, also known as Abu Taha, was the Emir of Shamiyyah. He frequently harbored foreign fighters who entered Iraq illegally in order to assault innocent Iraqis and Coalition Forces. Precision laser guided munitions were used to destroy the vehicle carrying Abu Taha and his driver thereby diminishing the al-Qaeda in Iraq network. facts
3 2006-11-01 2 An early Wednesday morning operation by Afghan and Coalition forces near the town of Taranli, in Khowst Province, which credible intelligence saw as a refuge for terrorist network facilitators. As the Afghan and Coalition forces was securing the compound, they were attacked by terrorists. As a result, three terrorists were killed during the operation. facts
1 2006-10-31 1 An early morning raid in Balad targeted an individual associated with a suspected senior leader of an al-Qaeda in Iraq network who is known for links with foreign terrorists and IED attacks in the area. After the terrorists fired on the Coalition ground force, the ground force returned fire and killed one terrorist. facts
5 2006-10-31 1 A morning raid in Baghdad that targeted individuals associated with a suspected senior leader of an al-Qaeda in Iraq network. As Coalition Forces entered the targeted building they cam under filer. They immediately returned fire, killing five terrorists armed with AK-47s. facts
3 2006-10-31 1 An Al Qaeda assassination team was killed by Coalition Forces in Fallujah. Coalition snipers heard gunshots and quickly responded to the murder of an off-duty Fallujah policeman by gunmen in civilian clothes. The Marines from 1st Battalion, 24th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 5 immediately engaged the armed gunmen and killed two of them. The third gunman was killed as he attempted to flee in a vehicle. OORAH! facts
2 2006-10-29 1 Coalition Forces observed two terrorists placing a roadside bomb and fleeing to an unknown location in Balad. Coalition Forces observed two other terrorists maneuvering toward their location armed with weapons, including a rocket propelled grenade, a machine gun, and grenades. The Coalition Forces engaged with direct fire killing the terrorists. facts
17 2006-10-29 1 Coalition aircraft thwarted two separate terrorist ambushes as ground forces moved toward their objective early Sunday morning near Balad. Coalition Forces encountered terrorist activity on two separate occasions along their travel route. After positive identification of the enemy by ground forces and with assistance from Iraqi Police, coalition aircraft engaged the targets with precision fires, killing four terrorists in one engagement and in conjunction with ground forces killed an estimated 13 others in a subsequent engagement along the same route. facts
70 2006-10-29 2 Up to 150 militants attacked the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) troops at their base north of Tarin Kowt (in southern Uruzgan province), Nato says. In a battle lasting many hours, the alliance called in jets and attack helicopters to repel the assault. facts
1 2006-10-28 1 Saturday’s raid was part of an ongoing effort to diminish al-Qaeda in Iraq car bombing capabilities in the Baghdad area. During the raid, eight insurgents attempted to flee the area and ground forces were able to safely detain them. Forces detained two others without incident. The targeted terrorist was disguised as a woman in an attempt to avoid being detained. As the Coalition Forces were preparing to depart with the detainees, they received small arms fire from a terrorist and ground forces returned fire, killing the terrorist. facts
1 2006-10-26 1 While conducting security patrols in the Baghdad area, Soldiers heard small-arms fire near their location and noticed three men, one of whom was wearing a black ski mask, running away from a building toward a getaway car. Soldiers from MND-B’s 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team immediately engaged the trio, killing one and wounded another. facts
18 2006-10-26 1 At approximately 6:30 a.m. Thursday, a Baqubah based Iraqi police unit came under attack by an unknown number of anti-Iraqi forces (AIF), in the vicinity of Khan Bani Sa’ad in Diyala Province. Iraqi and Coalition forces from 1-68 Combined Arms Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Task Force Lightning, engaged AIF with direct fire, killing 18 AIF, wounding eight and capturing 27 more. facts
10 2006-10-25 1 A raid in the Iraqi capital’s Sadr City neighborhood where Iraqi and coalition forces had credible intelligence on the location of an insurgent leader personally involved in and directing widespread death squad activity for numerous murder cells in eastern Baghdad. The assault force suppressed enemy small-arms fire, and a supporting coalition aircraft neutralized enemy rocket-propelled grenade fire. Ten enemy fighters were killed and two were wounded, officials said. facts
1 2006-10-25 1 Iraqi Army forces conducted an early morning raid Oct. 25 in Khalis in eastern Diyala Province to capture the leadership of an illegal armed group responsible for attacks against Iraqi forces. Iraqi forces, with Coalition advisors, arrived at the objective and gained entry where they were met with small arms fire from a member of the illegal armed group. Iraqi forces returned fire and killed the group member. facts
5 2006-10-23 1 As ground forces approached the objective south of Balad, an insurgent along their route engaged them with rifle fire. Coalition tried several times to make the terrorists exit the building, including sending in a female who had previously been inside. No dice - asshats decided to die. An insurgent along the route engaged Coalition with rifle fire. A coalition element then engaged and killed the insurgent. Coalition aircraft delivered precision munitions onto the targeted building, resulting in its destruction and the death of the four occupants who refused to exit. facts
1 2006-10-23 1 In Julayba, Coalition Forces observed individuals loading a vehicle with illegal weapons and explosives. A Coalition aircraft engaged and destroyed the vehicle with precision fires killing one of the occupants and severely injuring the other. facts
5 2006-10-22 1 Six terrorists were emplacing an IED on a road near Arab Jabour. As the terrorists placed an IED in the hole, Coalition aircraft engaged the group with precision fires causing the bomb to detonate. Only 1 terrorist lived and was transported to a medial facility. facts
6 2006-10-22 1 in the Euphrates River city of Hit, Iraq, insurgents were observed gathered around a car while distributing black masks, AK-47 assault rifles and rocket-propelled grenade launchers to one another. Officials said the troops (Soldiers from the Iraqi army’s 1st Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, and 1-68 Combined Arms Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Task Force Lightning) positively identified 10 men conducting insurgent activity in a parking lot prior to engaging them with “a heavy volume of fire.” facts
1 2006-10-21 1 A raid intended to capture a senior al-Qaeda in Iraq leader in Ramadi. On Oct. 18, the targeted terrorist facilitated a suicide VBIED attack on the Khaldiyah Bridge in Habbaniyah that killed two Iraqi soldiers and wounded two Iraqi soldiers along with four civilians. During the assault on the objective buildings, Coalition Forces were engaged by and killed the terrorist. Due to the primary target’s background, and the discovery of a booby trap in the building during clearing operations, Coalition Forces suspected the presence of explosives and destroyed the building as a measure to ensure the safety of the civilian populace. facts
2 2006-10-20 1 A raid in Muqdadiyah Friday targeting a terrorist known to facilitate the movement of foreign fighters and finances into the area. As Coalition Forces approached the objective, they received fire from two armed insurgents and immediately returned fire killing both. facts
2 2006-10-19 1 Iraqi forces, with Coalition advisers, conducted an air-assault raid looking for five Al Qaeda in Iraq linked terrorists allegedly responsible for the kidnapping and murder of Iraqi citizens and conducting improvised explosive device attacks in the Taji area. Special Iraqi Security Forces captured two terrorists and killed two others. facts
2 2006-10-19 1 Two suicide truckers blew up their vehicles during an attack on U.S. troops near Mosul. Two soldiers were injured. Self-inflicted splodytards. facts
0 2006-10-18 1 Coalition Forces were attacked by insurgents with small arms fire today on the south side of the Euphrates River in Khalidiyah. Coalition Forces located the building from which the gunfire was coming and returned fire. When the enemy’s fire did not cease, Coalition Forces used two air-delivered missiles on the building. The target was destroyed and the attack ended. There have been no reports of civilian casualties, and enemy casualties are unknown at this time. (Dammit, I want numbers!) facts
3 2006-10-16 2 A known IED cell within a compound near the village of Zakur in Ghazni Province. The compound housed improvised explosive device facilitators. When the combined Afghan and Coalition force attempted to peacefully search the compound and ask residents to come out for questioning, enemy personnel inside the compound began firing and wounded one Coalition solider. The combined force called in close-air support and killed three suspects in the engagement. facts
3 2006-10-16 1 Insurgents attacked three different Coalition locations in Ramadi from several buildings at the same time with small-arms fire. In response to the attack, the Coalition Force established the origin of the gunfire and returned fire with small-arms and machine-gun fire. When the enemy’s fire did not cease, the Coalition Force used increasing levels of force, to include tank main gun rounds followed by an air-delivered missile. (HOOAH!) facts
4 2006-10-12 1 Thursday night Forward Operating Base Marez in Mosul came under enemy attack. U.S. Army Soldiers from Headquarters Company, 3nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. facts
3 2006-10-12 1 In western Mosul a patrol came under enemy attack. (The 3 is a guess since the report only states "numerous" -GN) Iraqi Police and Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Army Division together with Soldiers from the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, cordoned the area capturing several mobile weapons caches and killing and detaining numerous terrorists involved in the attacks. facts
8 2006-10-12 1 An attack on Forward Operating Base Marez in Mosul Iraqi Police Headquarters in Mosul reported between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Thursday they detained 39 suspected terrorists, wounded two terrorists and killed eight terrorists. facts
2 2006-10-12 1 ground forces killed two suspected terrorists and detained five suspects in Baghdad during a raid targeting an Al-Qaeda in Iraq operative linked to mortar and small arms attacks against innocent Iraqis During the operation, ground forces were confronted by two armed men inside a building. In response, the ground forces engaged, killed both suspected terrorists, and then detained five other terrorist suspects without incident. facts
1 2006-10-12 1 Ground forces killed one terrorist and detained six suspects Oct. 12 during a raid targeting a suspected terrorist linked to foreign fighter movement, Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Devices, and suicide bomber operations in Mahmudiyah. As the ground forces approached the target, two male suspects fled from a group of people sleeping outside the house. The ground forces pursued and detained the two suspects without incident. A third man ran into an adjacent building whereby ground forces followed and killed the suspected terrorist when he emerged from a room wielding a pistol. facts
1 2006-10-11 1 A patrol was attacked with small-arms fire in western Baghdad Wednesday. The Soldiers from Company C, 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, were attacked by small-arms fire from a location south of their position. The Soldiers returned fire, killed a terrorist and observed the body of the dead terrorist being dragged into a nearby neighborhood. facts
4 2006-10-11 1 Ground forces killed four terrorists and detained six others Oct. 11 during a raid on an Al-Qaeda compound northwest of Habbiniyah, Iraq. As ground forces entered the compound, a suspected terrorist attempted to fire a handgun at the forces. The combined ground forces immediately engaged and killed the individual. Three other suspected terrorists attempted to throw grenades at the ground forces. The forces took cover, fired, and killed the suspected terrorists. facts
3 2006-10-10 1 In Saab al Bour, north of Baghdad, a combined patrol from 2nd Tank Brigade, 9th Iraqi Army Division, and 463rd Military Police Company, attached to 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division cam under enemy attack. After being attacked by small-arms fire, the patrol engaged the terrorists, killing one and wounding several others; the patrol then called for attack aviation support and continued to press the fight against the enemy forces. U.S. Army AH-64D Apache attack helicopters from 1st Bn., 4th Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Inf. Div., responded to the call and engaged two terrorists in an open field. facts
3 2006-10-09 1 A raid in the Jabbur area, south of Baghdad, During their return to base, the Iraqi Security Force’s convoy received rocket propelled grenade fire. The Iraqi Security Force identified the enemy fighting position and engaged to suppress the threat. Coalition aircraft, escorting the ISF, engaged the enemy force, resulting in three terrorists killed. facts
1 2006-10-09 1 An early-morning raid in Sadr City, Baghdad. The Iraqi Army, with coalition advisers, surrounded the objective area and found the suspected bomb-maker after a short search. During the operation, Iraqi forces killed one armed enemy fighter who posed an immediate threat. facts
30 2006-10-08 1 A terrorist attack in Diwaniyah, south of Baghdad. An M1A2 Abrams Tank was struck by multiple RPG rounds and was severely damaged. Iraqi Army soldiers from 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division, supported by MND-B Soldiers from Company D, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, were conducting a combined combat patrol to detain a high-value target when their patrol was attacked with small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades. facts
1 2006-10-07 1 ground forces conducted a raid in Baghdad, killed an armed terrorist, and detained a medical doctor associated with insurgent activity. Credible intelligence sources indicated the doctor was involved with Al-Qaeda in Iraq’s medical operations and also linked to a foiled Baghdad International Zone attack exposed in late September. Intelligence reports also linked the doctor to suicide attacks throughout the Baghdad area, and indicated he was responsible for housing and supporting foreign fighter suicide bombers During the operation, ground forces received small arms fire from a suspected terrorist. The forces returned fire, killed the shooter, and detained the doctor and one other suspected terrorist. facts
3 2006-10-06 1 A raid Friday morning in Baqubah. Iraqi Security Force and Coalition Force killed three armed individuals and detained two others during a raid which targeted an associate of senior Al Qaida leaders. facts
1 2006-10-03 1 During a search in Baqubah in Diyala province, police and soldiers came under small arms fire from a house near where IP and CF were operating. The Soldiers returned fire resulting in one insurgent killed. Iraqi police and coalition soldiers with Alpha Company, 1-68th Combined Arms Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Task Force Lightning facts
11 2006-10-02 1 The Iraqi Security Force and Coalition Force clashed with terrorists at approximately 6 p.m. in Diwaniyah, near the Al Qaim Mosque, in the Al Chalabia district. Iraqi Army Soldiers immediately returned fire and killed two terrorists in an alley next to the mosque from which two grenades were thrown. The patrol was fired upon by six to seven enemy fighters dressed as Iraqi policemen. The patrol returned fire and killed six of the terrorists dressed as IPs and heavily damaged a pickup truck with IP markings. The Iraqi Security Force and Coalition Force did not enter the mosque. As the patrol departed, a terrorist on the roof of the Al Qaim Mosque fired on the trail vehicle; Soldiers returned fire and killed the terrorist. (Two more were killed, but the story doesn't elaborate - GN) facts
5 2006-10-01 1 Ground forces observed a group of terrorists digging a trench and stringing IED detonation wire across a road near Ramadi. Iraqi Security Forces and Coalition Forces. Supporting aircraft killed the terrorists and destroyed their vehicle with precision munitions. facts
5 2006-09-30 1 Forces involved observed the occupants of a sedan associated with a regional al-Qaida leader emplacing an IED in front of an approaching convoy east of Ramadi. Iraqi Security Forces and Coalition Forces then tracked the sedan to a secluded area where a supporting aircraft destroyed the vehicle and killed the terrorists inside with precision munitions. facts
4 2006-09-27 1 A raid in Baqubah ended with 4 dead terrorists and 4 dead Iraqi women after the asshats failed to quit firing on coalition forces and had to be bombed from the air. Coalition aircraft fired multiple rounds at the targeted building, neutralizing the enemy threat. Ground forces then cleared the objective of enemy activity. facts
1 2006-09-27 1 Stryker Brigade Soldiers spotted individuals attempting to place an improvised explosive device Wednesday near Muqdadiya in Iraq’s Diyala Province. The patrol from Comanche Troop, 2nd Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division killed one terrorist and wounded another. facts
25 2006-09-27 2 Insurgents attacked a police checkpoint in southern Helmand province’s Garmser district. Afghan security forces. facts
6 2006-09-27 2 Afghan security forces killed six Taleban and captured two others in a village in the eastern province of Laghman near Kabul, police official Yar Mohammad Khan said. Afghan security forces. facts
8 2006-09-27 1 3 separate engagements in Ramadi, Al Anbar province. One insurgent was killed while laying an IED in Ramadi. Six more insurgents engaged coalition forces in a separate event in Ramadi and were killed. One armed insurgent was killed before he could attack the government center in Ramadi. facts
4 2006-09-27 1 The policemen and MND-B Soldiers responded to a small-arms fire attack at a sewage treatment plant in Doura. Iraqi National Police and Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers cordoned off the palm grove and cleared the area, killing four terrorists. facts
8 2006-09-26 2 The Afghan Defense Ministry announced that eight Taleban rebels were killed in Paktika province as part of Operation Mountain Fury. Afghan and coalition soldiers. facts
1 2006-09-25 1 British forces have killed a senior al-Qaeda fugitive in a raid on a house in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, security sources say. Officials named the dead man as Omar al-Farouq, a top lieutenant of Osama Bin Laden in south-east Asia. British military spokesman Maj Charlie Burbridge said Farouq, whom he called a "very, very significant man" had been tracked across Iraq to Basra. He said about 200 troops surrounded the house, from where they came under fire. A gun battle erupted and Farouq was killed in the exchange. facts
11 2006-09-25 2 While conducting offensive operations during Operation Mountain Fury, U.S. forces killed 10 Taliban fighters in the Sharan District of Paktika Province. In a separate incident in Mando Zayi District, Khost Province, a suicide bomber apparently wearing an explosive vest, attacked an Afghan National Army vehicle patrol near their encampment. One U.S. Soldier received minor injuries and two vehicles were damaged. Coalition force troops spotted 15 extremists and engaged with ground forces and attack helicopters. Ten insurgents are believed to have been killed. Plus, 1 self-inflicted splodytard. facts
2 2006-09-24 1 Soldiers endured repeated gunfire and rocket attacks from persons associated with illegal armed groups during an early morning raid in southwestern Baghdad. Specially trained Iraqi Army forces with coalition advisers. One local national raised an AK-47 rifle and took aim at Iraqi forces in a hostile manner; he was engaged and killed by Iraqi forces. One additional enemy combatant was confirmed killed by good guys as the patrol came under fire again as it was leaving the area. facts
71 2006-09-23 2 Multiple raids and clashes in the Girishk and Sangin districts of Helmand province. Nato-led and Afghan security forces. facts
1 2006-09-23 1 Terrorists attacked the Soldiers with rocket-propelled grenades, mortars and small-arms fire south of Baghdad. Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division returned fire disabling the terrorist's vehicle and killing one asshat. facts
15 2006-09-23 2 The Gowardesh District of Nuristan Province U.S. troops from Task Force Titan conducting combat missions in support of Operation Mountain Fury. The U.S. element barraged the enemy with mortars during the attack on more than 30 extremists. facts
1 2006-09-21 1 Iraqi police near the northern city of Tal Afar prevented a suicide bomber from killing innocent civilians Thursday by engaging with small arms fire, causing his vest to detonate. self-inflicted splodytard got a little help from Iraqi Police. facts
2 2006-09-19 1 A convoy was attacked by small-arms fire from a passing vehicle in Western Baghdad. Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division returned fire and took care of business. facts
559 2006-09-17 2 This is the number of Taliban fighters killed in Operation Medusa, wherein 6,000 NATO troops from five countries, along with Afghan army forces, established a presence for the first time in Khandahar province. Operations began Saturday, September 2nd and ended the 17th. Marine General James Jones said the number of those killed was around 1,000, "but … if you said 1,500 it wouldn't surprise me." 559 is the difference between the 1000 reported in this link and the previously reported numbers. facts
9 2006-09-12 1 Various raids around Iraq which produced 4 in Baghdad, 1 in Bayji, and 4 in Muqdadiyah on Saturday (16th). Coalition ground and air forces. facts
5 2006-09-10 1 Soldiers from the 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division, reported being attacked by small-arms fire from the Genet al Meawa Mosque, south of Baghdad, near Mahmudiyah. After receiving permission to enter the mosque, the Iraqi army soldiers entered the building and a firefight ensued, resulting in the deaths of five terrorists. facts
186 2006-09-10 2 Nato officials in Afghanistan say that air and artillery strikes have killed a further 92 Taleban fighters in Kandahar province on Sunday. The reported casualties are in addition to 94 Taleban fighters which Nato says were killed earlier over the week-end in the Operation Medusa offensive. NATO forces facts
1 2006-09-07 1 Soldiers near Hawija in the Kirkuk province of Iraq, spotted insurgents placing a roadside improvised explosive device and engaged them with small arms fire. Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. facts
6 2006-09-06 1 Iraq senior spokesman, said that Coalition aircraft saw the terrorists loading a mortar tube into a white sedan near a known terrorist safe house, near Ramadi. The Coalition aircraft continued to watch as the terrorists dug up munitions from a weapons cache and then fired four mortars at Iraqi civilians Coalition forces, determining that striking the terrorists at this location would prevent innocent casualties, dropped a guided bomb from the aircraft onto the vehicle, killing all six terrorists. (there's a link to the video!!!!) facts
55 2006-09-05 2 The U.S. troops, operating under NATO command, clashed with the militants in Panjwayi district of Kandahar province, where an offensive began over the weekend to flush out hundreds of Taliban fighters who remained trapped and unable to flee. U.S. artillery and airstrikes killed between 50 and 60 suspected Taliban militants. facts
5 2006-09-04 1 A raid early on the morning of Sept. 4 on a safe-house targeting an individual with ties to movement of terrorist finances and foreign fighters into Iraq led to five terrorists killed in Muqdadiyah. Coalition forces including air assets. facts
1 2006-09-03 1 Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, MND-B came under attack in western Baghdad Sunday. A team of Longbow Apache helicopters from Multi-National Division – Baghdad’s Combat Aviation Brigade blew up two terrorist vehicles loaded with ordnance. facts
14 2006-09-03 1 A large force of Iraqi troops and police swept through suspected insurgent strongholds in the Euphrates valley south of Baghdad. The raids took place Sunday in a region south of Baghdad that is mainly inhabited by members of the country's restive Sunni minority and has been a hotbed of the insurgency. "Over the past 24 hours Baghdad and its outskirts witnessed a series of military operations carried out by security forces from the defense and interior ministries to achieve security and stability," Maliki's office said. "The units in charge of the southern and middle Euphrates district, the 8th and 10th army divisions, killed 14 terrorists and arrested 98 of them along with 95 more suspects," the statement said. facts
200 2006-09-03 2 The fighting took place in Panjwayi district, about 10 miles from the city of Kandahar. NATO and Afghan forces killed more than 200 suspected Taliban guerrillas with air strikes and artillery fire in a major offensive in a volatile province in southern Afghanistan, the alliance said Sunday. facts
1 2006-09-02 1 Sadam Shihab Ahmad, one of the most wanted insurgents, was shot and killed in the Euphrates River Valley city of Rawah, Iraq. Iraqi police. facts
3 2006-09-01 1 Coalition aircraft observed a white bongo truck with three passengers and three mortar rounds in the back of a truck near Yusufiyah. The vehicle was tracked to a nearby location where the three terrorists exited the vehicle and entered a building. The structure was declared hostile and close air support was cleared to engage. The first bomb hit vicinity of target and struck a portion of a nearby building. A second bomb hit target and destroyed it. facts
3 2006-08-30 1 a U.S scout sniper team fired upon anti-Iraqi forces, which were firing upon a Marine M1A1 tank on a road in Haditha. This follows a day after a separate scout sniper engagement which resulted in one insurgent being killed while digging a hole in a spot where numerous IEDs have recently been discovered or detonated. Marines from the Hawaii-based 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, known as “America’s Battalion” operating in the Haditha Triad, which is a region made up of three neighboring cities – Haditha, Barwanah and Haqlaniyah – with a combined population of about 70,000, nestled along the Euphrates River about 160 miles northwest of Baghdad. facts
0 2006-08-28 1 Iraqi Army and police forces successfully fended off an attack by a large group of terrorists in the Al Eufrat, Al Jumhuri and Al Nahda districts of Ad Diwaniyah after a 12-hour battle today that ended at approximately 3:00 p.m. At approximately 2:00 a.m. today, Soldiers from 8th Iraqi Army Division reported they were being attacked on Salem Street in the Al Jumhuri district and on various streets in the Al Nahda district. The battles lasted throughout the morning. Coalition forces provided support to the Iraqi Security Forces by setting up blocking positions at several points on the outskirts of Ad Diwaniyah to prevent additional terrorists from entering the city. A Polish MI-24 helicopter providing support to the ISF was hit with seven rounds of small arms fire at approximately 1:00 p.m. but was able to safely land at a nearby Coalition base. Casualties are still being assessed. Enemy casualties are unknown at this time. (dammit!) facts
18 2006-08-28 2 Approximately 60 enemy fighters engaged Coalition troops with small arms, machine gun and rocket propelled grenade fire in the Cahar Cineh District of Uruzgan Province. After the initial reaction to the ambush killed three extremist fighters, Coalition forces employed joint fires killing an additional 15 enemy fighters. facts
5 2006-08-28 1 Iraq roundup from 08/23 to 08/31. 08/28 - Baghdad. a terrorist armed with an AK-47 assault rifle killed fleeing from a building. 08/27 - Baghdad. an armed terrorist posing an immediate threat to the forces and other Iraqis was killed. 08/29 - Mosul. two terrorists fled to the roof of a nearby house where one was killed. 08/28 - Muqdadiyah. 3 Terrorists fired on a Coalition heo. The helicopter returned fire until the terrorists fire ceased. Coalition and Iraqi forces facts
16 2006-08-25 2 A firefight in central Khod Valley of Uruzgan Province. The Taliban commander and his associates were involved in conducting attacks against the Afghan people and against Afghan, ISAF and Coalition forces. Coalition forces. The assault on the Taliban safe house, where the fighting took place, was accompanied by an airstrike. facts
6 2006-08-25 2 militants attacked the Argandab district chief’s compound in the southern province of Zabul. Afghani district police engaged the terrorists in a 5 hour clash. facts
3 2006-08-25 1 Militants inside the Al Qadir Al Kilami mosque (in Ramadi) fired small arms, machine guns and rocket propelled grenades at U.S. forces. They also hurled hand grenades and a bomb. American soldiers returned fire at first, and finally unleashed several rounds from M1 tanks into the mosque. facts
7 2006-08-24 2 Afghan and Coalition forces conducted an operation on a compound housing suspected terrorists today near the village of Asmar in Kunar Province. All of the men killed were engaging Afghan and Coalition forces with hostile fire. facts
18 2006-08-23 2 A group of Taliban attacked the Afghan army outpost 70 kilometres (43 miles) north of the provincial capital Qalat, in the southern province of Zabul in the early hours of the morning. "Fighting erupted during which 18 Taliban and one of our soldiers were killed," said Raufi, the commander for southern Afghanistan. (link found by alert reader MC) facts
3 2006-08-23 1 a terrorist attack against a Mosul police station starting with a self inflicted splodytard dressed as a police officer and 2 would-be martyrs. Iraqi Police and Task Force Band of Brothers’ Soldiers. Soldiers from the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division quickly identified and engaged the gunmen, killing both. facts
11 2006-08-22 2 Kandahar province. The strike took place late Tuesday after NATO forces discovered a militant ambush along a main highway. After being exposed, the Taliban fighters fled to a nearby compound, which was then bombed. (link found by alert reader MC) facts
9 2006-08-21 2 Naw Zad district of the southern Helmand Province British troops killed nine suspected insurgents targeting the militants with high-explosive ammunition. facts
71 2006-08-20 2 Taliban attacked a police convoy in Panjwayi district of southern Kandahar province. Afterwards, "The bodies of 71 slain militants were found in three locations, scattered through orchards alongside their weapons." heh NATO troops used artillery and aircraft to inflict "heavy casualties against Taliban fighters." ***NOTE: I heard this FOX report on the radio (1pm, WTNT AM570)and the info-babe actually said "Coalition troops 'murdered' suspected Taliban fighters." Stoopid beotch! facts
1 2006-08-20 1 An early morning raid Aug. 20 in Ar Ramadi targeting a Saudi Arabian al-Qaida member who was actively conducting terrorist activities in Iraq resulted in one enemy killed and 14 detained. non specific Iraqi and Coalition forces. facts
0 2006-08-17 2 A joint Afghan National Army and Coalition force patrol struck an improvised explosive device and was subsequently engaged by extremists with small arms and rocket propelled grenade fire in the Waza Khwa District, Paktika Province The extremists fled the area in two trucks identified by Coalition ground forces and were subsequently engaged and destroyed by Coalition aircraft. No count of dead asshats was reported (dammit!) facts
0 2006-08-17 2 Reports indicate the fight started when extremists attacked a Coalition patrol approximately seven kilometers east of the Coalition forward operating basejust west of Asadabad in Kunar Province. In response to the enemy attack, Coalition troops pounded extremist positions with direct and joint fires, but have not confirmed enemy battle damage assessment. (lets hope MANY asshats are now in hell) facts
8 2006-08-16 2 Coalition forces killed eight extremists in the Asadabad District of Kunar Province. The Coalition responded to an attack of direct small arms fire with small arms of their own, plus machine gun fire and grenades. facts
1 2006-08-15 2 An early morning operation conducted in Khowst Province near the village of Ya’Qubi. During a routine search of the buildings within the compound, a man disguised as a woman resisted capture and was subsequently shot and killed by coalition forces. facts
1 2006-08-14 1 The murder of an Iraqi man in Haditha, Iraq, 120 miles west of Baghdad. *This item is included in the list because the murdered Iraqi was a good guy killing a bad guy. The murder victim took out one of the four asshats who had come to execute him. Unfortunately, he ran out of ammo before he could finish the job and the remaining terrorists carried out the execution. facts
20 2006-08-13 2 At least 18 to 20 extremists died in a thwarted attack on an Afghan National Army command post in the Bermel District of Paktika Province. The ANA unit, with a Coalition embedded tactical training team attached, repelled the attack by directing mortar and artillery fire from nearby Coalition bases. facts
3 2006-08-11 2 A raid Aug. 11 in Khowst Province near the village of Ya’Qubi. Upon arrival, the assault force (Afghan and Coalition forces) received small arms fire from the targeted building. The ground force returned fire, killing the three terrorists. facts
1 2006-08-11 1 During nine raids between Aug. 11 and 18, a raid in Abu Ghraib led to the death of a targeted terrorist who was a known member of an al-Qaida in Iraq cell. He was directly involved in the planning and execution of several VBIED attacks throughout Baghdad and the al-Anbar region. Operations by Iraqi and Coalition forces. facts
15 2006-08-08 2 Kamdesh Provincial Reconstruction Team base in the Kamdesh District of Nuristan Province Coalition forces responded (to an attack by 30 asshats) with small arms, mortar and joint fires. facts
4 2006-08-07 1 The men were observed digging approximately five holes and emplacing explosive devices on a rural roadway along the Euphrates River in western Yusufiyah province. Multi-National Division – Baghdad’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Air attack aviation engaged the truck, destroying it and an estimated four terrorists. facts
8 2006-08-07 1 (Strike targets al-Qaeda senior leaders; 8 terrorists killed, 14 suspects detained) Coalition Forces killed eight terrorists and detained 14 suspected terrorists during coordinated operations targeting a senior al-Qaeda in Iraq leader west of Tarmiyah Monday and Tuesday. Coalition Forces conducted an operation Monday targeting the al-Qaeda in Iraq emir of the northern belts around Baghdad. Surveillance indicated the senior leader and his associates had entered a building in a remote area. Coalition Forces then called in an air strike on the building. Coalition Forces assess five terrorists were killed in the strike. One more was killed when he fired on the CF. Acting on intelligence gained from the Monday operation. Coalition Forces killed two more bad guys in the same area. facts
1 2006-08-05 1 simultaneous raids near Taji During an assault, a vehicle rapidly approached the Coalition troops. The driver ignored multiple warnings to stop, so the troops engaged and killed the driver. facts
2 2006-08-03 1 In Mahmudiyah, a security tower was fired upon by terrorists in a yellow van U.S. Army Soldiers returned aimed fire that resulted in two terrorists killed. facts
25 2006-08-03 2 The village of De Adam Khan, just northeast of Gereshk, in the Nahr Surkh District of Helmand Province. While conducting a cordon and search mission, Afghan and Coalition forces came under attack from heavy small arms and rocket propelled grenade fire. facts
3 2006-08-03 1 a series of raids southeast of Baghdad Coalition forces engaged and killed the terrorists as they tried to flee the area, then Coalition aircraft targeted a house (into which more terrorist had hidden) with three 500-pound precision bombs, destroying the targeted house (and undoubtedly sending more scumbags to hell). facts
2 2006-08-03 1 in south Baghdad 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment Scouts observed three terrorists emplacing a roadside bomb. After positively identifying the threat the Scouts engaged and killed two of the three terrorists. facts
10 2006-08-02 2 in Helmand province Police acting with NATO air support late Wednesday, and were engaged in battle there Thursday with militants trying to recover the bodies from the battlefield. facts
6 2006-08-02 1 An AH-64D Longbow Apache and a HH-60 MEDEVAC helicopter were attacked by terrorists during a MEDEVAC mission near Sadr City. Another team of Longbow Apaches, which was initially en route to a troops-in-contact call, was redirected to escort the MEDEVAC aircraft into a hot landing zone. An Apache team assigned to the CAB’s 1st Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment. All aircraft came under small-arms and RPG fire during the mission. Notified by the ground unit that the small-arms fire was coming from a nearby house, the Apaches located and were given clearance to fire on the target. facts
1 2006-08-01 2 A young child’s hope for survival nearly ended when a U.S. medevac helicopter came under attack Aug. 1 from small arms fire in the Zabul province. Crewmembers onboard an escort helicopter...observed small arms fire being directed at the UH-60 Blackhawk medevac aircraft...a door-gunner on the escort helicopter located the position of the attack and returned fire, killing the gunman. facts
1 2006-08-01 1 Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers engaged and killed a terrorist suspected of implanting an improvised-explosive device on the side of a road north of Baghdad Soldiers from Company A, 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division facts
4 2006-07-30 2 During a morning cordon and search operation July 30 in Paktika Province, good guys came under attack by enemy fighters who were firing from a compound in Lu Chaman Village. Afghan National Army soldiers assigned to 2nd Kandak, 203rd Corps, together with Coalition forces, facts
23 2006-07-30 2 Ten were killed on Sunday in a raid in Helmand province's Garmser district on the border with Pakistan, 13 other militants were killed elsewhere in the district as troops pushed into Taliban hideouts a US-led coalition facts
4 2006-07-30 1 northwest of Fallujah a successful air strike by Coalition forces following the discovery of a VBIED production facility. facts
20 2006-07-29 2 a compound in the Shahidi Hass District of Uruzgan Province. Afghan National Army and Coalition forces including lethal close air support facts
1 2006-07-29 1 in front of the Imam Ali Mosque in Hillah A combined patrol on a routine patrol through Hillah. facts
3 2006-07-27 2 a failed ambush (from a compound) on a civilian convoy in the Zhari district of Kandahar Province. Coalition forces engaged the compound with accurate artillery fire facts
368 2006-07-27 2 report of 600 Taliban killed throughout Southern Afghanistan in the last month. (I just subtracted what I already got off DoD sites) The number of Taliban dead was given by Colonel Tom Collins, a spokesman for the U.S.-led multinational coalition. (Now why the hell couldn't I find these other reports? Hmmmm???) facts
1 2006-07-27 1 a raid in Baghdad Coalition forces engaged and killed a suspected terrorist who had ignored their demands to surrender. facts
1 2006-07-26 1 Baghdad Coalition forces successfully targeted and killed a wanted terrorist during a raid. facts
7 2006-07-25 2 Garmser District of Helmand Province. Coalition forces including Afghan National Army mortar team, with a Coalition embedded tactical training team attached. facts
1 2006-07-24 1 a raid north of Balad Coalition forces facts
7 2006-07-24 2 Bermal District of Paktika Province Coalition forces facts
4 2006-07-24 2 western Farah province Afghan police shot and killed four suspected suicide attackers riding on two explosive-laden motorbikes facts
33 2006-07-23 1 A heated firefight with terrorists in Musayyib, resulting in 33 dead terrorists during the day-long battle. Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, along with Iraqi army soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division, Musayyib police officers, and members of Hillah SWAT. facts
15 2006-07-22 1 Musayyib near Husaniyah Baghdad Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 67th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division facts
14 2006-07-22 1 This report just adds 14 more dead terrorists to an earlier report of a daylong firefight near the Husiniyah Mosque in Musayyib A United States Air Force team proved to be instrumental when Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers killed 29 terrorists in Mussayib facts
2 2006-07-21 1 northwest of Baqubah Coalition forces conducting a raid, secured the area using a combination of aerial and ground fire. facts
5 2006-07-21 1 Hayy Al Askery neighborhood, in Mahmudiyah South Iraqi Army soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division facts
1 2006-07-20 1 Samarra Coalition forces facts
1 2006-07-19 1 a protracted firefight south of Baghdad IA and MND-B Soldiers facts
4 2006-07-19 1 southeast of Baghdad Coalition forces conducting a raid facts
1 2006-07-19 1 the neighborhood of Hayy Al Askery, Roquaba village and north Mahmudiyah. Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division facts
1 2006-07-18 1 near Baqubah A U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter strafed the terrorists (emplacing IEDs) killing one and ending the engagement. facts
2 2006-07-18 1 an outlying area of southwestern Baghdad Multi-National Division – Baghdad’s 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division facts
4 2006-07-17 2 Kwost Province near the village of Pelan Kheyl. Coalition forces kill suspected al Qaeda terrorists facts
0 2006-07-16 2 Day Chopan District of Zabul Province Coalition aircraft provided joint fires on insurgent positions during the battle (but no #s given, dammit!) facts
1 2006-07-16 2 Sangin District of Helmand Province Afghan and Coalition Forces attacked the safe house of a known Taliban commander facts
0 2006-07-16 2 a group of Taliban extremists who were using a hospital for cover; Nawzad District Center of Helmand Province Afghan and Coalition security forces and a single precision guided munition (but no #s given, dammit!) facts
1 2006-07-16 2 compound of Mullah Zeino Bodeen, located seven kilometers north of Salerno in Khowst Province . self-inflicted splodytard facts
10 2006-07-15 2 Sangin District, Helmand Province Afghan and Coalition forces, a continuation of Operation Mountain Thrust facts
4 2006-07-15 1 Adhamiyah, a district in northern Baghdad 2nd Battalion, 6th Iraqi Army Division, and U.S. advisors from 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Military Transition Team facts
1 2006-07-14 1 Baghdad's Abu Ghraib neighborhood coalition forces facts
1 2006-07-14 2 Tere Zayi District of Khost Province. self-inflicted splodytard facts
2 2006-07-14 2 Deh Rawod, Uruzgan Province two extremist suicide bombers disguised as women were killed, Afghan National Army and Coalition forces facts
1 2006-07-14 1 near Muhallabiyah, southeast of Tal Afar Iraqi forces killed Ghafor, a senior insurgent leader in the area (aka Abdal Rahman and Abu Ameen) facts
1 2006-07-14 1 a raid in Abu Ghurayb Coalition forces facts
1 2006-07-13 1 near Al Rumi Mosque in Doura Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, which is attached to 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division facts
2 2006-07-13 1 northern Baghdad, small-arms firefight Soldiers from the 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division facts
1 2006-07-13 2 district of Khas Uruzgan, Uruzgan Province ANA and Coalition forces facts
31 2006-07-13 2 Chora, Kala Kala, and Khorma districts, Uruzgan Province Afghan National Army and Coalition forces in separate operations on 7/13 and 7/14 facts
2 2006-07-13 1 rural area northwest of Baghdad, found two dead terrorists near a ringing cell phone The U.S. and Iraqi soldiers returning fire facts
1 2006-07-13 1 a suspected terrorist was killed when a taxicab exploded after being fired on by an Iraqi army patrol in eastern Baghdad Iraqi Army patrol facts
5 2006-07-13 2 an extremist compound, specific location not given Coalition Soldiers, after a patrol held off more than two dozen fighters until additional firepower arrived, seized an estimated $3 million in opium and found five dead extremists, but believe many more were killed. facts
1 2006-07-13 1 A Marine forward operating base along the Iraqi-Syrian border. a suicide bomber detonated prematurely just inside the barrier of the Marines outpost, with a little help from LCpl. Lawrence F. Hiller's M240 G machine gun. facts
1 2006-07-12 2 Mullah Saeef, a local Taliban commander, south of Musa Qala in the village of Sharageh, Helmand Province. Coalition forces facts
30 2006-07-11 2 the village of Sangin, Helmand Province Afghan and Coalition forces facts
1 2006-07-11 1 western Baghdad neighborhood of Ameriya Soldiers from 8th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment facts
1 2006-07-11 1 small-arms firefight outside the Al Abbas Mosque in central Baghdad Soldiers from 4th BCT, Multi-National Division Baghdad facts
40 2006-07-10 2 extremists hiding in the compound located in the village of Dehjawz-e Hasenzay, 10 kilometers north of Tarin Kowt District of Uruzgan Province combined ANSF and Coalition forces facts
4 2006-07-09 2 Panjwayi District of Kandahar Province Afghan National Army and Coalition forces facts
9 2006-07-09 1 Kadahimiyah area of northwest Baghdad Iraqi Army forces and Coalition Force observers facts
35 2006-07-07 1 East Baghdad Iraqi forces with coalition aviation support. The number estimated 30-40 killed/wounded. I took the middle (GN) facts
5 2006-07-06 2 Baghran Valley of Helmand Province Coalition forces facts
2 2006-07-06 1 near Baqubah Coalition forces facts
35 2006-07-05 2 village of Ghach Zar, 25 kilometers east of Musa Qaleh, Kajaki District, Helmand Province Coalition forces facts
1 2006-07-05 1 southeast of Samarra, an associate of Haitham al-Badri Coalition Forces facts
1 2006-07-05 1 near Al Yusufiyah Self-inflicted splodytard facts
1 2006-07-03 1 farming community of Qarabawi, southwest of Baghdad Iraqi army forces facts
20 2006-07-02 2 Sangin District of Helmand Province Coalition forces facts
7 2006-07-02 1 Adhamiyah area of east Baghdad Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division, and Battery B, 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division facts
1 2006-07-02 1 attempting to hide in a sheep herd, vicinity of Mudaysis, Baghdad Coalition Forces facts
1 2006-07-01 1 Al Nur Mosque, central Baghdad Iraqi National Police and Multinational Division Baghdad soldiers facts
1 2006-07-01 1 Tal Afar - Ghassan Abd al Khadir Farhat, assassination cell leader Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division facts
14 2006-06-30 2 Kamdesh district of Nuristan province Coalition forces facts
1 2006-06-30 2 village of Gapoza’l in Kandahar Province Afghan and Coalition forces facts
1 2006-06-30 2 Watapur, Pech District, Kunar Province Coalition forces facts
1 2006-06-30 1 southwest Baghdad neighborhood of Bayaa self-inflicted splodytard facts
1 2006-06-30 1 Haswah, Baghdad A squad of Iraqi and U.S. soldiers facts
2 2006-06-29 2 local district chief's office in southern Zabul province Afghan police facts
12 2006-06-28 2 village of Lwar Gawrgin, Shahidi Hass District, Uruzgan Province Afghan and Coalition forces facts
2 2006-06-28 2 Qalat, Zabul province Self-inflicted splodytard facts
1 2006-06-28 1 a Saudi Arabian al-Qaeda in Iraq terrorist near Iskandariyah Coalition forces facts
1 2006-06-26 2 BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan self-inflicted splodytard facts
10 2006-06-26 2 Shahidi Hass District of Uruzgan Province The ANA’s 1st Kandak, 1st Brigade, 205th Corps, with support from Coalition forces facts
1 2006-06-25 1 Southern Baghdad Coalition forces facts
2 2006-06-24 1 north of Yusifiyan Coalition forces facts
65 2006-06-23 2 village of Mirabad and village of Bayanzi in the Zharie district of Kandahar Province. Afghan and coalition forces facts
4 2006-06-23 1 north of Fallujah Coalition forces facts
15 2006-06-20 1 Baqouba Coalition forces facts
6 2006-06-20 2 Paktika province Afghan police facts
15 2006-06-20 1 north of Baqouba Coalition forces, aircraft facts
5 2006-06-19 2 Helmand province, Musa Qaleh district Afghan and Coalition forces facts
2 2006-06-18 2 Zabul province Coalition forces facts
2 2006-06-16 1 CAMP HABBANIYAH, Iraq Scout snipers from 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines recovering "Magnificent Bastards" sniper rifle lost to terrorists 2 years ago. facts
40 2006-06-16 2 Khod Valley, Shaheed Hasas district, Afg Coalition forces facts
5 2006-06-16 2 Tarin Kowt, Uruzgan province, Afg Afghan National Army and coalition force facts
3 2006-06-16 1 Yusifiyah , Iraq U.S. Military and Iraqi army and police facts
40 2006-06-14 2 Paktika province, Afg Coalition air & ground forces facts
7 2006-06-14 2 Shajoy district of Zabul, Afg Afghan National Police and coalition facts
104 2006-06-12 1 Iraq in general combined count from 6/7/06 facts
7 2006-06-12 1 Baqubah, Iraq Coalition forces facts
1 2006-06-12 1 north of Ramadi Coalition forces facts
3 2006-06-12 1 a Coalition raid northeast of Al Amiriyah Coalition forces facts
7 2006-06-07 1 Baqubah - al Zarqawi and 6 associates air strike facts