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War in Iraq Update

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U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, September 6, 1,886 U.S. service members (including 12 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 1,467 in combat and 419 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 14,265. In the last week, 10 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 1,742 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 24,508 and 27,718.

Source: www.iraqbodycount.net

COST OF IRAQ WAR: $192,565,134,847

Source: www.costofwar.com