FACTBOX: Military deaths in Afghanistan

(Reuters) – A British soldier in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, was killed in a firefight with Taliban militants on Tuesday, Britain’s Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday.

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

 

NATO/U.S.-LED COALITION FORCES:

United States 561

Britain 114

Canada 88

Germany 26*

Spain 23

Netherlands 16

Other nations 75

TOTAL: 903

* NOTE: Figures supplied by German Ministry of Defense.

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