Friday, February 10, 2006

Insurgent Attacks Against Occupation Troops in Iraq Increase Markedly in 2005

From BBC Online

2004
Total attacks: 26496
Improvised bombs: 5607
Car bombings: 420
Suicide car bombings: 133
Suicide bombers wearing explosive vests: 7

2005
Total attacks: 34131
Improvised bombs: 10593
Car bombings: 873
Suicide car bombings: 411
Suicide bombers wearing explosive vests: 67

Average number of reported attacks per day in 2004: 73
Average number in 2005: 94