Iraq

Factbox - Military and civilian deaths in Iraq, 18 Jun 2007

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June 18 (Reuters) - A U.S. soldier was killed by a roadside bomb while on foot patrol in the southern part of the capital, the U.S. military said on Monday. It did not make clear when the incident occurred.

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 3,526

Britain 151

Other nations 127

IRAQIS:

Military Between 4,900 and 6,375#

Civilians Between 65,411 and 71,665*

# = 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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