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A Look at U.S. Daily Deaths in Iraq

November 3, 2003

As of Sunday, Nov. 2, 360 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.

The British military has reported 50 deaths; Denmark, Spain and Ukraine reported one each.

On or since May 1, when President Bush declared that major combat operations in Iraq had ended, 222 U.S. soldiers have died in Iraq, according to the latest Defense Department figures.

Since the start of military operations, 1,811 U.S. service members have been injured as a result of hostile action, according to U.S. Central Command. Non-hostile injured numbered 338.


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

_ Sixteen U.S. soldiers were killed on Sunday morning when a helicopter was shot down south of Fallujah, Iraq.

_ A 1st Armored Division soldier died Sunday from wounds sustained in an explosion in Baghdad, Iraq.

_ Two U.S. civilians working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were killed Sunday in Fallujah by a roadside bomb.

The latest identifications reported by the Department of Defense:

_ Staff Sgt. Paul A. Velazquez, 29; Calif., killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Fallujah, Iraq; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, III Corps Artillery, Fort Sill, Okla.

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