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War in Iraq - November 29, 2006

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U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, November 28, 2,880 U.S. service members (including 16 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 2,313 in combat and 567 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 12,074. In the last week, 14 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 2,734 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 48,829 and 54,191.

Source: www.iraqbodycount.net

COST OF IRAQ WAR: $345,926,833,586

Source: www.costofwar.com

--Shea Andersen

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