News » Citydesk

War in Iraq Update


U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, August 22, 1,868 U.S. service members (including 12 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 1,451 in combat and 417 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 14,120. In the last week, 13 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 1,724 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 23,589 and 26,705 .


COST OF IRAQ WAR: $189,493,769,847