US military deaths in Afghanistan region at 682

Last Updated: Friday, July 31, 2009 - 10:27

Kabul: As of Thursday, July 30, 2009, at least 682 members of the US military had died in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan as a result of the US invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to the Defense Department.

Of those, the military reports 511 were killed by hostile action.

Outside the Afghan region, the Defense Department reports 69 more members of the US military died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Of those, three were the result of hostile action. The military lists these other locations as Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba; Djibouti; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Jordan; Kenya; Kyrgyzstan; Philippines; Seychelles; Sudan; Tajikistan; Turkey; and Yemen.

There were also four CIA officer deaths and one military civilian death.

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First Published: Friday, July 31, 2009 - 10:27

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