U.S. death toll hits 2,000

A reliable estimate of Iraqi deaths is hard to come by.

Published October 25, 2005 3:00PM (EDT)

CNN is reporting that the U.S. death toll in Iraq has now reached 2,000. As Reuters notes today, it's hard to come by a reliable estimate of the number of Iraqis killed in the war. Nongovernmental agencies say it's at least 25,000.

By Tim Grieve

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

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