Saturday, 30 October 2004

At least 100,000 dead in Iraq

The Lancet has carried out research which estimates that between 100,000 and 200,000 civilians have died in Iraq since the start of the war. The military does not maintain statistics on civilian casualties and this is the first solid research which has been carried out on this issue. It appears that previous estimates were seriously inaccurate. More here [audio].

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