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War in Iraq Update

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U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, February 21, 2,284 U.S. service members (including 12 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 1,785 in combat and 499 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 16,742. In the last week, 17 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 2,139 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 28,473 and 32,088.

Source: www.iraqbodycount.net

COST OF IRAQ WAR (Nationally): $242,547,483,020

COST OF IRAQ WAR (for Idaho): $648,012,729

COST OF IRAQ WAR (per person): $970

Source: www.costofwar.com