FACTBOX: Military and civilian deaths in Iraq

(Reuters) – A U.S. soldier was killed on Thursday in the Kadhimiya district of northwestern Baghdad, when his vehicle was struck by a bomb, the U.S. military reported.

Following are the latest figures for soldiers and civilians killed since the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003:


United States 4,099

Britain 176

Other nations 137


Military Between 4,900 and 6,375#

Civilians Between 84,393 and 92,071*

# = 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. The IBC says on its website 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.

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