US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,173

By: AP
By: AP
As of Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at least 4,173 members of the U.S. military have died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

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As of Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at least 4,173 members of the U.S. military have 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 3,379 military personnel died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

The AP count is one fewer than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Friday at 10 a.m. EDT.

The British military has reported 176 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.

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The latest deaths reported by the military:

- No new deaths reported.

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The latest identifications reported by the military:

- No identifications reported.

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