- The Washington Times - Friday, April 10, 2009

As of Friday, April 10, 2009, at least 4,271 members of the U.S. military had 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 3,426 military personnel died as a result of hostile action, according to the military’s numbers.

The AP count is two higher than the Defense Department’s tally, last updated Friday at 10 a.m. EDT.

The British military has reported 179 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.


The latest deaths reported by the military:

_ Five soldiers were killed Friday when a suicide truck driver detonated a ton of explosives near a police headquarters in the northern city of Mosul.


The latest identifications reported by the military:

_ No identifications reported.


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