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War on Terrorism casualties:

Casualties of United States and campaign allies Edit

KilledEdit

Military and para-military casualties only

Afghanistan and Iraq frontsEdit

  • United States: 4,902 killed, 1 POW/MIA, 11 ex-POW/MIA[1][2]
  • United Kingdom: 332 killed, 25 ex-POW/MIA [1][2]
  • Canada: 116 killed [2]
  • Other Coalition forces: 325 killed, 1 ex-POW/MIA[1][2]
  • Iraqi security forces: 12,142 killed [3]
  • Afghan security forces: 4,576 killed[4]
  • Northern Alliance: 200 killed[5]
  • Iraq contractors: 1,313 killed (795 Iraqi, 241 American, 49 British, 36 Turkish, 27 South African, 20 Fijian, 20 Nepali and 125 others, see full list here)[6][7][8]
  • Afghanistan contractors: 110 killed (26 American and 84 others, see full list here)
  • TOTAL: 24,016 killed

Arabian PeninsulaEdit

  • Saudi Arabia: 107 killed [9]
  • Yemen: 24 killed[10]
  • Jordan: 1 killed[11]
  • TOTAL: 126 killed

ColombiaEdit

  • United States: 13 killed (8 soldiers, 5 contractors), 3 ex-POW/MIA (contractors)[12][13][14]
  • TOTAL: 1,574 killed

LebanonEdit

  • Israel: 121 killed[20]
  • UNIFIL (since 2006): 11 killed [24] (4 Spanish, 3 Colombian, 3 French, 1 Irish, 1 British, 1 Belgian)
  • Lebanon government militia: 27 killed[22]
  • TOTAL: 331 killed

GazaEdit

  • Fatah:155 killed

Israel/Lebanon border areaEdit

  • Israel: 7 killed (post-9/11); 7 killed, 1 ex-POW/MIA (pre-9/11)

North AfricaEdit

  • United States: 23 killed[25]
  • Algeria: 300 killed[26]
  • Mauritania: 15 killed[26]
  • Tunisia: 2 killed[26]
  • TOTAL: 343 killed

Pakistan/WaziristanEdit

  • Pakistan
    1,797 killed, 160 POW/MIA, 450 ex-POW/MIA [28]

PhilippinesEdit

  • United States: 15 killed[29]
  • Philippines: 444 killed, 1 POW/MIA (military); 20+ policemen; 21+ militiamen[29]
  • TOTAL: 500 killed, 1 POW/MIA

SomaliaEdit

  • Somali TFG: 724 killed (Somali TFG)[30]
  • Ethiopia: 3,773 killed[30]
  • Uganda: 8 killed[30]
  • Burundi: 2 killed[30]
  • Kenya: 4 killed[30]
  • TOTAL: 4,513 killed

ThailandEdit

  • Thailand: 155 killed[31]

Casualties of targets of the campaign Edit

Military casualties only
21,218–21,628 Killed (Afghanistan Insurgency)[5]
5,627 militants killed (Pakistan Insurgency)[28]
18,492–23,991 insurgent dead (Iraqi insurgency)[32]
6,370-10,800 killed (Saddam Hussein-era Iraqi Army)[3]
1,019 killed (Philippines insurgency)[29]
119 killed (Saudi militants)[9]
277-627 killed (Hezbollah)[20]
18 killed (Amal)[20]
12 killed (LCP)[20]
2 killed (PFLP-GC)[20]
10 killed (SSNP)[22]
2 killed (LDP)[22]
75 killed (2006-2008 Hamas and other militants allied to Hamas)
3,270-4,270 killed (Somali ICU)[30]
227 killed (Fatah al-Islam)[21]
5 killed (Jund al-Sham)[21]
7 killed (Lebanese bomber cells)[21]
450+ killed (Algerian GSPC)[26]
19 killed (Moroccan militants)
7 killed (Egyptian militants)
4 killed (Turkish militants)
3 killed (Kenyan militants)
6 killed (Yemeni militants)
5 killed (Spanish militants)
1,893+ killed (FARC)[33]

Total: 59,518–70,807

Civilians Edit

There is no widely agreed on figure for the number of people that have been killed so far in the "War on Terrorism" as it has been defined by the Bush Administration to include the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and operations elsewhere. Some estimates include the following:

EuropeEdit

  • Turkey
  • Spain
    • 11 March 2004 Madrid train bombings: 191 (142 Spaniards, 16 Romanians, 6 Ecuadorian, 4 Poles, 4 Bulgarians, 3 Peruvians, 2 Dominicans, 2 Colombians, 2 Moroccans, 2 Ukrainians, 2 Hondurans, 1 Senegalese, 1 Cuban, 1 Chilean, 1 Brazilian, 1 French, and 1 Filipino)
  • United Kingdom
    • 7 July 2005 London bombings: 52 (41 Britons, 2 Poles, 1 American, 1 Australian, 1 Afghan, 1 New Zealander, 1 Turk, 1 Italian, 1 Iranian, 1 Israeli, 1 Tunisian, 1 Romanian, 1 French) (excluding 4 bombers)
  • TOTAL
    • 300 Killed

Middle EastEdit

Central Asia/South AsiaEdit

  • Afghanistan
    • According to Jonathan Steele of The Guardian between 20,000 and 49,600 people may have died of the consequences of the invasion.[36]
    • At least 4 American civilians (non-contractors) have also been killed.
    • Two french national and a German journalists killed in November 12 2001 [1]. 7 journalists were killed since 2002, including 2 Germans and 1 Norwegian, according to Reporters Without Borders.
  • Pakistan
  • Iran
  • TOTAL
    • 23,490 - 53,090 Killed

Southeast AsiaEdit

North AmericaEdit

North AfricaEdit

East AfricaEdit

Trans-SaharaEdit

  • Sudan
    • Gun attack on U.S. embassy car: 2 (1 American)

Pre-9/11 casualties in Al-Qaeda related attacks on U.S. targetsEdit

  • Total Casualties:
    • Pre-9/11: 293 (79 Americans)

Casualties by country Edit

  • The breakdown is based on the figures listed above as of August 16, 2008.
Human Losses of The War on Terrorism
Country Military deaths Private contractor deaths Civilian deaths Total deaths
Afghanistan 4,508 47 10,960-30,557 15,515-35,112
Albania None 4 None 4
Algeria 300 None 5,000 5,300
Argentina None None 1 1
Australia 7 5 89 101
Austria 1 None None 1
Bahrain None None 2 2
Bangladesh None 1 None 1
Belgium None None 2 2
Bosnia None 2 None 2
Brazil None 1 9 10
Bulgaria 13 6 5 24
Burundi 13 None None 13
Canada 107 5 10 122
Chad 3 None None 3
Chile None None 1 1
Colombia 2,000 1 2 2,003
Croatia None 3 None 3
Cuba None None 1 1
Czech Republic 4 1 2 7
Denmark 21 1 3 25
Dominican Republic None None 2 2
Ecuador None None 7 7
Egypt None 5 106 111
El Salvador 5 None None 5
Estonia 5 None None 5
Ethiopia 3,773 None 25 3,798
Finland 1 2 None 4
France 25 16 23 64
Germany 25 4 28 61
Georgia 5 None None 5
Greece None None 1 1
Guam None 1 None 1
Honduras None 1 2 3
Hungary 2 2 1 5
India 3 10 2 15
Indonesia None 1 81 82
Iran None None 1 1
Iraq 11,903 (670 militia) 804 151,000 163,707
Ireland None None 5 5
Israel 121 None 61 182
Italy 45 2 10 57
Japan None 1 4 5
Jordan 1 6 37 44
Kazakhstan 1 None None 1
Kenya 4 None 13 17
Kuwait None 1 2 3
Latvia 4 None None 3
Lebanon 199 (27 militia) 4 1,160 1,334
Lithuania 1 None None None
Macedonia None 3 None 3
Mauritania 15 None None 15
Morocco None None 35 35
Nepal None 20 None 20
Netherlands 18 1 4 23
New Zealand None 4 4 8
Nigeria None 1 1 2
Norway 3 None None 3
Pakistan 2,235
(610 POW/MIA)
12 3,244 5,479
Palestinian territories 157 None 146 303
People's Republic of China 4 4 None 8
Peru None None 3 3
Philippines 445
(1 POW/MIA)
15 144 614
Poland 28 3 7 38
Portugal 2 1 1 4
Romania 10 1 16 27
Russia 11 4 350 365
Saudi Arabia 107 None 353 460
Senegal None None 1 1
Slovakia 4 None None 4
Somalia 905 1 8,862 9,768
South Africa None 23 2 25
South Korea 3 6 6 15
Spain 40 None 151 191
Sri Lanka None None 1 1
Sudan None None 1 1
Sweden 2 1 5 8
Switzerland None None 4 4
Syria None 1 17 18
Thailand 157 None 2,500 2,657
Taiwan None None 1 1
Tunisia 2 None 7 9
Turkey 27 38 55 120
Ukraine 18 1 3 22
United Kingdom 330 51 81 387
United States 4,925
(1 POW/MIA)
267
(4 missing/captured)
2,732
(1 missing)
7,700
Yemen 24 None 11 35
Zimbabwe None 2 None 2
Unknown None None 3 3
Totals 32,732 1,373 206,989 240,951

References Edit

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  29. 29.0 29.1 29.2 Wikipedia article Operation Enduring Freedom - Philippines
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