FACTBOX: Military and civilian deaths in Iraq

Two U.S. soldiers were killed and four wounded when they were hit by a roadside bomb in Diyala province northeast of Baghdad on Tuesday, the U.S. military reported.Another U.S. soldier was shot and killed near Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad.

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 3,863

Britain 171

Other nations 134


Military Between 4,900 and 6,375#

Civilians Between 76,701 and 83,571*

# = 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 Web site 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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