FACTBOX-Military deaths in Afghanistan

(Reuters) – A British soldier was shot dead while on foot patrol in the southern Nad Ali district of Helmand province on Monday, the British Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

Here are figures for foreign military deaths as a result of violence or accidents in Afghanistan since the Taliban government was toppled in 2001:



United States 560

Britain 113

Canada 88

Germany 26*

Spain 23

Netherlands 16

Other nations 75

TOTAL: 901

* NOTE: Figures supplied by German Ministry of Defense.

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