As of Tuesday, day 1,449 of the Iraq War…
- 3,176 American soldiers have been reported killed.
- 23,924 soldiers have been reported wounded in action.
- 57,805 is the minimum number of civilians killed in Iraq.
- $405.9 billion in taxpayer funds have been spent on the war.
- $196.9 million is Pasadena taxpayers’ share.
Since the last Count…
- 21 more American soldiers have been reported killed.
- 247 more American soldiers have been reported wounded.
- 573 more Iraqi civilians have been reported killed.
- 4.5 million Iraqi children are malnourished, according to the United Nations Children’s Agency, IRIN (www.irinnews.org) reported on Monday.
- 77 people making a pilgrimage to Karbala were killed and 125 were wounded by dual suicide bombings on Tuesday, according to the Washington Post.
- 26 people were killed and more than 24 were injured by a car bombing in a historic Baghdad book market on Monday, reported Agence France-Presse.
- 12 people were killed in a suicide attack at a checkpoint on Saturday, reported AFP.
- 14 of 18 recently kidnapped Iraqi policemen were found dead in the Diyala province on Friday, according to BBC News.
- 195 university professors have died violently and 60 have been abducted over the last year in Iraq, according to a report by AFP last week.
Meanwhile, in and around Afghanistan…
- 367 American soldiers have been reported killed.
- 1,128 soldiers have been reported wounded in action.
- 16 Afghans were killed by US forces who were responding to a suicide bomb attack on an American convoy on Sunday, according to Al Jazeera.
- 9 civilians, including 5 women and 3 boys, were killed when a NATO air attack struck a house on Monday, the Associated Press reported.
- 1,000 troops are needed by NATO to accomplish its goals in Afghanistan, the commanding NATO officer said on Friday, AP also reported.
And back home…
- 200 people lined up on a main street in Louisville, Ky., to protest President Bush during his visit on Friday, according to The Courier-Journal. 20 supporters lined up on the opposite side of the street.
- 56 percent of Americans say that they want a deadline set for troop withdrawal from Iraq, according to a Reuters report last week.