U.S. Military: Iran Responsible For Deaths Of 608 American Troops In Iraq Since 2003

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Washington Examiner: Iran responsible for deaths of 608 American troops in Iraq

The U.S. military has revealed it believes Iran has helped kill 608 U.S. troops in Iraq since 2003, according to newly revealed and formerly-classified numbers.

“In Iraq, I can announce today, based on declassified U.S. military reports, that Iran is responsible for the deaths of at least 608 American service members,” Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representative for Iran, said during a State Department briefing Tuesday.

“This accounts for 17 percent of all deaths of U.S. personnel in Iraq from 2003 to 2011. This death toll is in addition to the many thousands of Iraqis killed by the IRGC’s proxies.” Since 2003, more than 4,400 U.S. service members have been killed in Iraq.

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Update: US Claims Iran Behind Killings of Hundreds of US Troops in Iraq (Sputnik)

WNU Editor: During this time Iranian proxies also killed thousands of Iraqis, something that I am sure many Iraqis still remember today.

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