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War Dead 12-12-2013

In Afghanistan

• 2,290 U.S. troops killed (2,290 last week)

• 19,514 U.S. troops wounded in action (19,496)

• 1,452 U.S. contractors killed (1,452)

• 16,179 civilians killed (updates NA)

• $679.8 billion cost of war ($678.3 billion)

• $281.1 million cost to Eugene taxpayers ($280.4 million)

 

In Iraq

• 4,423 U.S. troops killed, 31,941 wounded

• 1,604 U.S. contractors killed (1,604)

• 126,977 to 1.2 million civilians killed* (126,796)

• $816 billion cost of war ($815.9 billion) 

• $337.4 million cost to Eugene taxpayers ($337.3 million)

 

Through Dec. 9, 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).