Monday, August 24, 2009

The Pentagon released data on losses

Washington - The Pentagon announced that 4337 members of the U.S. armed forces killed in the war in Iraq over the past six years.

American officials say that number includes all killed since March 2003. year. During the same period wounded more than 31 thousand members of the armed forces.

The Pentagon also announced that at least 716 soldiers killed in and around Afghanistan, since he started the war against terrorism, in September 2001. year. Most of them died in Afghanistan, while others lost their lives in Uzbekistan and Pakistan, Voice of America.

More than 3,500 soldiers were wounded, and U.S. Secretary of Defense also lists 69 additional victims in other countries over the past eight years, anti-terrorist operations.

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