FACTBOX: Military deaths in Afghanistan

(Reuters) – A Canadian soldier was found dead in Afghanistan on Tuesday but enemy action has been ruled out, officials said. He was the 80th member of Canada’s military mission to die since 2002.

More than 200 foreign troops were killed in Afghanistan in 2007.

Here are figures for foreign military deaths in Afghanistan since the Taliban government was toppled in 2001:


United States 485

Britain 89

Canada 80

Spain 23

Germany 26*

Other nations 73

TOTAL: 776

* NOTE: Figures supplied by German Ministry of Defence.

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