The U.S. death toll in Iraq: 1,992 and counting

If American troops continue to die at the current pace, the death toll will reach 2,000 this weekend.

Published October 21, 2005 4:42PM (EDT)

Three U.S. Marines and a U.S. Army soldier were killed in Iraq Thursday, bringing the U.S. death toll for the war to 1,992. If U.S. troops continue to die at the pace they have so far this month, the American death toll in Iraq will reach 2,000 before the weekend is over.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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