Iraq

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

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June 11 (Reuters) - A suicide car bomb attack on a bridge overpass south of Baghdad late on Sunday killed three U.S. soldiers and wounded six more, a U.S. military spokesman said on Monday.

A U.S. soldier was killed fighting in southern Baghdad on Sunday. Another U.S. soldier was shot dead while conducting operations in Diyala province on Saturday, the U.S. military said.

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

U.S.-LED COALITION FORCES:

United States 3,511

Britain 150

Other nations 127

IRAQIS:

Military Between 4,900 and 6,375#

Civilians Between 65,000 and 71,203*

# = 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 underestimates the true number of casualties.

* = The U.S led military coalition toll includes casualties from Iraq and the surrounding area where troops are stationed.

Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
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