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New Study Puts Iraqi Death Toll At 151,000

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:45 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:20 PM ET

Iraq Deaths

AP:

About 151,000 Iraqis died from violence in the three years after the United States invaded, concludes the best effort yet to count deaths -- one that still may not settle the fierce debate over the war's true toll on civilians and others.

The estimate comes from projections by the World Health Organization and the Iraqi government, based on door-to-door surveys of nearly 10,000 households. Experts called it the largest and most scientific study of the Iraqi death toll since the war began.

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