US military deaths in Iraq at 3,960 Monday, according to count by The Associated Press

By The Associated Press

As of Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at least 3,960 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes eight military civilians. At least 3,221 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

The AP count is five higher than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Monday at 10 a.m. EST.

The British military has reported 174 deaths; Italy, 33; Ukraine, 18; Poland, 21; Bulgaria, 13; Spain, 11; Denmark, seven; El Salvador, five; Slovakia, four; Latvia, three; Estonia, Netherlands, Thailand, Romania, two each; and Australia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, South Korea, one death each.

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The latest deaths reported by the military:

-- A soldier was killed Sunday in Iraq when his vehicle was struck by an explosive.

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The latest identifications reported by the military:

-- No identifications reported.

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