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The Shocking Costs of War in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan

Killed 367,000: Afghanistan 111,000, Iraq 200,000, Pakistan 61,000- 6,860 US soldiers. Costs: $ 8 trillion for the United States alone

Afghanistan and Pakistan have been engaged in their wars for nearly 15 years. In Iraq the war is still ongoing after the US-led invasion of 2003.

Human lives are at the center of what has been lost. With many, many more injured. Most of these casualties are tragically innocent civilians.

To add to this, there are non combat related deaths, caused by the war – whether it be because hospitals were bombed and care couldn’t be provided, or because people were cut off from supplies.

Here is an overview:

See below a table tallying the Human Costs: