US Military Deaths in Afghanistan Region at 831
US military deaths in Afghanistan region at 831
By The Associated Press
The Associated Press
Sunday, November 1, 2009; 8:45 PM
-- As of Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at least 831 members of the U.S. military had
died in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan as a result of the U.S.
invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to the Defense Department.
The department last updated its figures Friday at 10 a.m. EDT.
Of those, the military reports 641 were killed by hostile action.
Outside the Afghan region, the Defense Department reports 71 more members of
the U.S. 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.
The latest deaths reported by the military:
- A soldier died Saturday of wounds suffered from a bomb attack while on
patrol in southern Afghanistan.
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