Iraq

Factbox - Military and civilian deaths in Iraq, 03 May 2007

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May 3 (Reuters) - Three U.S. soldiers died in two separate roadside bomb attacks in Baghdad on Wednesday, the U.S. military said. Two soldiers died and two others were wounded in one bombing in a southern Baghdad. Another female soldier was wounded and later died in a similar attack in western Baghdad.

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 3,355

Britain 147

Other nations 125

IRAQIS:

Military Between 4,900 and 6,375#

Civilians Between 62,770 and 68,796*

# = 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.

* = From www.iraqbodycount.net (IBC), run by academics and peace activists, based on reports from at least two media sources. IBC says on its Web site that the figure under estimates the true number of casualties.

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