It's official: Bush war has killed more Americans than 9-11 attack
The US military announced the deaths of seven more soldiers yesterday, bringing the American military death toll since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003 to at least 2,978 — five more than the number killed in the September 11 attacks.
The milestone came with a military announcement that three soldiers had been killed on Monday.
Another three died yesterday in roadside bombings near Baghdad, and one was killed in a vehicle rollover.
At least 2,377 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military’s figures.