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War in Iraq Update


U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, August 30, 1,876 U.S. service members (including 12 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 1459 in combat and 417 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 14,120. In the last week, 8 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 1,732 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 23,654 and 26,773.


COST OF IRAQ WAR: $190,046,847,847