Iraq

Factbox - Military and civilian deaths in Iraq, 27 June 2007

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June 27 (Reuters) - A U.S. Marine was killed on Tuesday in combat in Anbar province, to the west of Baghdad, the U.S. military said on Wednesday.

A U.S. soldier died on Sunday from a non-combat related illness while in Iraq, the U.S. military reported on Tuesday.

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 3,567

Britain 153

Other nations 128

IRAQIS:

Military Between 4,900 and 6,375#

Civilians Between 66,500 and 72,800*

# = 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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