Advertisement

MILITARY DEATHS

War also takes its toll in noncombat-related deaths

August 12, 2007

Although U.S. military casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan command national attention, two accidents last month underscore the less-publicized toll of the war on terror: noncombat-related fatalities.

In Iraq and Afghanistan, there have been 769 such deaths, according to the Department of Defense.

Outside of those two countries, at least 60 such deaths have occurred.

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|