FACTBOX-Military and civilian deaths in Iraq


One U.S Marine was killed fighting in Anbar province on Monday, the U.S. military reported. A U.S. soldier died on Saturday of his injuries from a landmine in Dujail, the U.S. military reported on Monday.


(28.02.2007)

Feb 27 (Reuters) - Three U.S. soldiers were killed by a roadside bomb on the outskirts of Baghdad on Tuesday and one more was wounded, the U.S. military said.

Following are the latest figures for military deaths in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003:

U.S.-LED COALITION FORCES:

United States 3,160
Britain 132

Other nations 124

IRAQIS:

Military Between 4,900 and 6,375#

Civilians Between 57,232 and 62,985*

# = Think-tank estimates for military under Saddam Hussein killed during the 2003 war. No reliable official figures have been issued since new security forces were set up in late 2003.

* = From www.iraqbodycount.net (IBC), run by academics and peace activists, based on reports from at least two media sources. IBC says on its Web site that the figure underestimates the true number of casualties.


Von: 27.02.2007 Source: Reuters www.alertnet.org

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