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War in Iraq Update

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U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, March 15, 1,554 U.S. service members (including 11 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 1,184 in combat and 370 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 12,022. In the last week, nine U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 1411 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 17,384 and 19,770.

Source: www.iraqbodycount.net