Iraq war timeline

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2.1.08 Two female suicide bombers kill at least 64 people in two separate Baghdad markets. 3,944 80,563
2.4.08 According to the Iraqi Family Health Survey Study Group and the World Health Organization, about 155,000 Iraqis have died from the violence in Iraq since the 2003 invasion. 3,948 80,730
2.6.08 The U.S. Army reported that its forces were hit by anti-armor attacks about once every three days for the past month. 3,953 80,856
2.10.08 Sgt. Evan Vela was found guilty of murder without premeditation for killing an unarmed Iraqi and planting evidence on the man’s corpse. Vela will serve 10 years behind bars.
3,960 81,011
2.17.08 Citizen brigades in the province of Babil withdrew their cooperation from U.S. forces after three members were killed by American troops. This is the second provincial militia to refuse to work with U.S. troops. A total of 19 citizen-militia members were killed by Americans in the last two weeks.
3,963 81,194
2.20.08 Eight Iraqi police officers died today. Three U.S. soldiers were killed by an I.E.D. in northwest Baghdad. 3,968 81,278
2.24.08 Turkish forces cross the border into northern Iraq and engage Kurdish rebels there.
Iraq condemns the Turkish incursion. Additional violence in the north flares and U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates urges the Turks to withdraw quickly.

Sources: U.S. Department of Defense, Iraq Coalition Casualties, Iraq Body Count, Reuters, The Associated Press, The New York Times, McClatchy News Bureau.