Factbox - Military and civilian deaths in Iraq, 5 Jun 2007

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June 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. announced the deaths of seven soldiers almost all of them in the Baghdad area or in Diyala province in the last five days.

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:


United States 3,495

Britain 149

Other nations 127


Military Between 4,900 and 6,375#

Civilians Between 64,776 and 70,934*

# = 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 (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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