Factbox - Military and civilian deaths in Iraq, 04 May 2007

May 4 (Reuters) - One U.S. soldier was killed and two wounded when their patrol was hit by a roadside bomb south of Baghdad, the U.S. military said on Friday.

Following are the latest figures for military deaths in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003:


United States 3,357

Britain 147

Other nations 125


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 (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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