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War Dead 8-29-2013

In Afghanistan

• 2,262 U.S. troops killed (2,258 last week)

• 19,181 U.S. troops wounded in action (19,141)

• 1,389 U.S. contractors killed (1,389)

• 16,179 civilians killed (updates NA)

• $653.1 billion cost of war ($651.1 billion)

• $195.9 million cost to Eugene taxpayers ($195.3 million)

 

In Iraq

• 4,422 U.S. troops killed, 31,928 wounded

• 1,599 U.S. contractors killed (1,599)

• 125,296 to 1.2 million civilians killed* (125,049)

• $814.6 billion cost of war ($814.5 billion) 

• $244.4 million cost to Eugene taxpayers ($244.4 million)

 

Through Aug. 27, 2013. Sources: icasualties.org, defense.gov, U.S. Dept. of Labor,  iraqbodycount.org, guardian.co.uk. *Civilian deaths based on confirmed media reports; other groups calculate Iraqi civilian deaths as high as 655,000 (Lancet survey, 2006) to 1.2 million (Opinion Research Business survey, 2008).