Iraq

Factbox - Military and civilian deaths in Iraq 22 Oct 2006

Oct 22 (Reuters) - A U.S. Marine was killed in combat in Iraq's western Anbar province on Saturday, the U.S. military said on Sunday.

Earlier, the U.S. military said three other Marines had also been killed there.

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 2,792

Britain 119

Other nations 118

IRAQIS:

Military Between 4,900 and 6,375#

Civilians Between 44,380 and 49,297*

# = 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, run by academics and peace activists, based on reports from at least two media sources. The IBC says on its Web site the figure underestimates the true number of casualties.

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