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A Look at U.S. Daily Deaths in Iraq

November 19, 2003

As of Wednesday, Nov. 19, 422 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 293 died as a result of hostile action and 129 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.

The British military has reported 52 deaths; Italy, 17; Denmark, Spain, Ukraine and Poland have reported one each.

On or since May 1, when President Bush declared that major combat operations in Iraq had ended, 284 U.S. soldiers have died _ 179 as a result of hostile action and 105 of non-hostile causes, according to the latest Defense Department figures.

Since the start of military operations, 2,041 U.S. service members have been injured as a result of hostile action, according to the Defense Department’s figures as of Friday. Non-hostile injured numbered 346.


The latest deaths reported by the U.S. military:

_ No new reports.


The latest identifications reported by family members:

_ Army Staff Sgt. Dale Panchot, 26, Northome, Minn.; killed Monday when his vehicle was attacked near Balad, Iraq; assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

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