The Count

As of Monday, day 4,627 of the war in Afghanistan … 

By André Coleman 06/25/2014

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2,187 
American military service members (3 more than last week) have been reported killed in Afghanistan since the war began in 2001, according to The Associated Press. 
 
US Marines were killed by a roadside bomb last Friday in Afghanistan. According to the Defense Department, 19-year-old Cpl. Brandon J. Garabrant, Cpl. Adam F. Wolff, 25, and Sgt. David H. Stewart, 34, were assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Batallion. 
 
1,000  
More than 1,000 civilians have been killed this month in Iraq, according to the United Nations, which called the figure “very much a minimum,” according to the Toronto Sun. The figure includes unarmed government troops machine gunned in mass graves by insurgents, as well as several reported incidents of prisoners killed in their cells by retreating government forces.  
 
40 
people were killed in Iraq on Tuesday by members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). According to reports, the attack began with shelling before militants fired on fleeing villagers. The Associated Press reported that some residents who attempted to flee were shot at by rooftop snipers.

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