U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,616

As of Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at least 3,616 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,969 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military’s numbers.

The AP count is three more than the Defense Department’s tally, last updated Tuesday at 10 a.m. EDT.

The British military has reported 159 deaths; Italy, 33; Ukraine, 18; Poland, 20; Bulgaria, 13; Spain, 11; Denmark, seven; El Salvador, five; Slovakia, four; Latvia, three; Estonia, Netherlands, Thailand, two each; and Australia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Romania, South Korea, one death each.

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