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War in Iraq Update

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U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, March 15, 1,676 U.S. service members (including 12 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 1,286 in combat and 390 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 12,861. In the last week, 18 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 1533 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 22,111 and 25,076

Source: www.iraqbodycount.net

COST OF IRAQ WAR: $175,009,088,565.

Source: www.costofwar.com