Wednesday, April 25, 2007



U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,333

Updated: 6:54 p.m. CT April 24, 2007

As of Tuesday, April 24, 2007, at least 3,333 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,706 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

The AP count is eight higher than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Tuesday at 10 a.m. EDT.

The British military has reported 144 deaths; Italy, 33; Ukraine, 18; Poland, 20; Bulgaria, 13; Spain, 11; Denmark, six; El Salvador, five; Slovakia, four; Latvia, three; Estonia, Netherlands, Thailand, two each; and Australia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Romania, one death each


The latest deaths reported by the military:

_ A Marine was killed Monday during combat in Anbar province.


The latest identifications reported by the military:

_ Army Cpl. Ray M. Bevel, 22, Andrews, Texas; died Saturday in Yusifiyah of wounds suffered from an explosive; assigned to the 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

_ Army Pfc. Jeffrey A. Avery, 19, Colorado Springs, Colo.; died Monday in Muqudadiyah from wounds suffered from an explosive; assigned to the 571st Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Fort Lewis, Wash.


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Copyright 2007 The Associated Press.


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