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US military deaths in Iraq war stand at 4,416
| Updated at: 1951 PST, Thursday, September 02, 2010|
WASHINGTON: At least 4,416 members of the U.S. military had died in the Iraq war As of Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, since it began in March 2003, according to Washington Post.
The figure includes nine military civilians killed in action. At least 3,491 military personnel died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
Since the start of U.S. military operations in Iraq, 31,926 U.S. service members have been wounded in hostile action, according to the Defense Department's weekly tally.