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Monday, October 17, 2005


How many civilian deaths is the U.S. responsible for in Iraq?

As of this evening, 26,508, according to Iraq Body Count, an internet site that gathers data on all civilian deaths in Iraq.

In addition to "collateral deaths," the site includes the following statistics:

In the current occupation phase this database includes all deaths which the Occupying Authority has a binding responsibility to prevent under the Geneva Conventions and Hague Regulations. This includes civilian deaths resulting from the breakdown in law and order, and deaths due to inadequate health care or sanitation.

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