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War in Iraq - February 21, 2007

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U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, February 20, 3,135 U.S. service members (including 19 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 2,522 in combat and 613 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 13,081. In the last week, 13 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 2,989 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 56,640 and 62,362.

Source: www.iraqbodycount.net

COST OF IRAQ WAR: $367,950,776,888

Source: www.costofwar.com

--Shea Andersen, Nathaniel Hoffman, Amanda Peacher

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