Factbox - Military and civilian deaths in Iraq, 11 May 2007

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May 11 (Reuters) - One U.S. soldier was killed and nine were wounded by an explosion on Thursday during combat operations in Diyala province, north of Baghdad, the U.S. military said on Friday.

A U.S. soldier was killed on Thursday when his patrol came under small-arms fire in Diwaniya, 180 km (112 miles) south of Baghdad, the U.S. military said.

A U.S. soldier was killed by small-arms fire on Thursday in southern Baghdad, the U.S. military said.

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


United States 3,384

Britain 148

Other nations 125


Military Between 4,900 and 6,375#

Civilians Between 63,310 and 69,355*

# = 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 underestimates the true number of casualties.

Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
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