How many US lives were lost in Afghanistan war?
As of July 27, 2018, there have been 2,372 U.S. military deaths and 4 Department of Defense civilian deaths in the War in Afghanistan. 1,856 of these deaths have been the result of hostile action. 20,320 American servicemembers have also been wounded in action during the war.
How many Afghanistan civilians have died in the Afghanistan war?
The U.N. mission in Afghanistan reported in its Afghanistan Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict midyear update 2021 that there were 1,659 civilians killed and 3,254 wounded.
How many US troops have been killed in Afghanistan?
By the end of August, five US troops were killed in the war. The US has around 15,000 troops in Afghanistan. According to Uppsala Conflict Data Program the total number of deaths including civilians and combatants, will surpass 20,000 by the end of 2018.
Is the war in Afghanistan still going on?
There is little to show for it. The Taliban control much of the country. Afghanistan remains one of the world’s largest sources of refugees and migrants. More than 2,400 American soldiers and more than 38,000 Afghan civilians have died. Still, life has improved, particularly in the country’s cities, where opportunities for education have grown.
What was the death toll in Afghanistan in 2009?
Scrolling down to January 2009, of the 14 deaths in Afghanistan (there was a January 30 death in Djibouti), 11 took place before January 20 and 3 took place after January 20. Adding 11 to 564 and 3 to 572 gives: Totals: Bush: 575 Obama: 575 News media generally like landmarks as a way to visit and explain the U.S. death toll from the wars.
How much money has the US spent in Afghanistan?
But it is the Afghans themselves who have borne the brunt of the casualties, with over 60,000 members of the security forces killed and nearly twice that many civilians. The estimated financial cost to the US taxpayer is close to a staggering US$1 trillion.