Iraq

Factbox - Military and civilian deaths in Iraq, 15 May 2007

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May 15 (Reuters) - A U.S. Marine was killed in combat on Monday in western Anbar province, the U.S. military said on Tuesday. A U.S. airman was killed and three others were wounded by a roadside bomb in southern Baghdad, the U.S. military said on Monday. Also on Monday, A U.S. soldier was killed and four others were wounded by a roadside bomb in northern 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:

U.S.-LED COALITION FORCES:

United States 3,401

Britain 148

Other nations 126

IRAQIS:

Military Between 4,900 and 6,375

#Civilians Between 63,610 and 69,658*

# = 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.

Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
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