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US Afghan death toll 'hits 2,000'

2,000 American soldiers have now been killed in the Afghanistan conflict, according to US officials.

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NATO troop deaths in Afghanistan by country

According to the Brookings Institute, yesterday's killing of a solider in the Wardak province of Afghanistan brings the number of US soldiers killed in the country to 2,000. The numbers do not include those killed in non-hostile incidents or 'friendly fire.'

  • USA: 2,000
  • UK: 425
  • Canada: 158
  • France: 86
  • Germany: 53
  • Italy: 47
  • Denmark: 42

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