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US Military Deaths in Afghanistan Region at 831

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    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/01/AR2009110102 319.html US military deaths in Afghanistan region at 831 By The Associated Press
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 2, 2009
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      319.html



      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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