As of Wednesday, at least 2,867 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,302 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military’s numbers.

The AP count is one more than the Defense Department’s tally, last updated Wednesday at 10 a.m.

The British military has reported 125 deaths; Italy, 33; Ukraine, 18; Poland, 18; Bulgaria, 13; Spain, 11; Denmark, six; El Salvador, five; Slovakia, four; Estonia, Netherlands, Thailand, two each; and Australia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Romania, one death each.

Since the start of U.S. military operations in Iraq, 21,778 U.S. service members have been wounded, according to a Defense Department tally.



The latest death reported by the military:

– A soldier was killed when an explosive detonated near his vehicle in Saladdin province Tuesday.



The latest identification reported by the military:

– Army Spc. Eric Vizcaino, 21, New Mexico, died Tuesday in Balad of injuries suffered Monday in Samarra in a non-combat related incident; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.


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