Sunday, August 15, 2010

Afghan war claimed 2000 US-led troops

Press TV

"The total death toll of the US-led foreign troops in Afghanistan has passed the 2,000 mark since the beginning of the war in 2001.

The deaths of at least one more US service member, an Australian and a Briton over the past two days have pushed the total fatalities to 2002.

Of those killed, 1,226 Americans, 331 are British and the remaining 445 deceases soldiers are from the other 44 NATO partners in the International Security Assistance Force.

The latest deaths pushed the overall number of foreign troops killed there this year to 434....."

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