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Daily U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq

July 24, 2004

As of Friday, July 23, 899 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 665 died as a result of hostile action and 234 died of non-hostile causes. The department did not provide an update Saturday.

The British military has reported 60 deaths; Italy, 18; Spain, eight; Bulgaria and Poland, six each; Ukraine, four; Slovakia, three; Thailand, two; Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia and the Netherlands have reported one death each.

Since May 1, 2003, when President Bush declared that major combat operations in Iraq had ended, 761 U.S. soldiers have died _ 556 as a result of hostile action and 205 of non-hostile causes.

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The latest deaths reported by U.S. Central Command:

_ A Marine died Saturday of injuries received in action Friday in Iraq’s Anbar Province.

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The latest identifications reported by the Department of Defense:

_ No identifications reported.

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