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War in Iraq - May 16, 2007



U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, May 16, 2007, 3,393 U.S. service members (including 25 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 2,772 in combat and 621 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 25,245. In the last week, 22 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 3,247 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 63,610 and 6,9658.


COST OF IRAQ WAR: $425,910,353,741


-- Shea Andersen and Deanna Darr


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