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Last Updated: 17th Apr 2024

How many US soldiers have died in Afghanistan and Iraq?

According to the U.S. Department of Defense website, there were 4,424 deaths in action (both killed in combat and non-hostile), and 31,952 injuries in action (WIA) in the aftermath of the Iraq War.



This is a reminder of how many US soldiers have died in Afghanistan.

Nearly 2,400 American servicemembers died since the beginning of U.S. Military Operations in Afghanistan, which ended in mid-2019. According to the Defense Department, more than 20,000 U.S. military personnel have been injured in hostile action.

Find out how many US soldiers have died in Afghanistan since 2001. Since 2001, Afghanistan has seen approximately 2,400 deaths. Two U.S. soldiers were killed by an Afghan army soldier in July. Two U.S. soldiers were killed by an Afghan soldier who opened fire on a rural military base.

Similar question: How many US soldiers also died in Iraq 2020?

Retaliatory U.S. Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq killed five Kata'ib Hezbollah weapons storage facilities, command and control positions, and two other locations in Syria and Iraq on 29 December 2019. 25 militiamen were killed and 55 others were injured.

What number of civilians were killed in Afghanistan and Iraq?

Over 31,000 civilians were killed in war-related violence during the conflict in Afghanistan, 2001 to present. 29,900 civilians were also injured. The conflict claimed the lives of more than 111,000 Afghan civilians as well as soldiers and militants.