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War in Iraq - April 18, 2007

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U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, April 17, 3,307 U.S. service members (including 22 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 2,689 in combat and 618 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 13,700. In the last week, 38 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 3,161 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 61,728 and 67,703.

Source: www.iraqbodycount.net

COST OF IRAQ WAR: $417,926,908,471

Source: www.costofwar.com

--Deanna Darr and Shea Andersen