Factbox - Military and civilian deaths in Iraq, 27 Dec 2006
Following are the latest figures for military deaths in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003:
U.S.-LED COALITION FORCES: United States 2,983; Britain 126; Other nations 121
- Military: Between 4,900 and 6,375 - Think-tank estimates for military under Saddam Hussein killed during the 2003 war. No reliable official figures have been issued since new security forces were set up in late 2003.
- Civilians: Between 51,897 and 57,452; - From www.iraqbodycount.net (IBC), run by academics and peace activists, based on reports from at least two media sources. The IBC says on its Web site that the figure underestimates the true number of casualties.
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