US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,274 Monday, according to Associated Press count
As of Monday, April 20, 2009, at least 4,274 members of the U.S. military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.
The figure includes eight military civilians killed in action. At least 3,433 military personnel died as a result of hostile action, according to the military’s numbers.
The AP count is three fewer than the Defense Department’s tally, last updated Friday at 10 a.m. EDT.
The British military has reported 179 deaths; Italy, 33; Ukraine, 18; Poland, 21; Bulgaria, 13; Spain, 11; Denmark, seven; El Salvador, five; Slovakia, four; Latvia and Georgia, three each; Estonia, Netherlands, Thailand and Romania, two each; and Australia, Hungary, Kazakhstan and South Korea, one death each.
The latest deaths reported by the military:
— No deaths reported.
The latest identifications reported by the military:
— No identifications reported.
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