As of Saturday, Nov. 13, 2009, at least 839 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan as a result of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to the Defense Department. The department last updated its figures Friday at 10 a.m. EST.
Of those, the military reports 648 were killed by hostile action.
Outside the Afghan region, the Defense Department reports 72 more members of the U.S. military died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Of those, five were the result of hostile action. The military lists these other locations as Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba; Djibouti; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Jordan; Kenya; Kyrgyzstan; Philippines; Seychelles; Sudan; Tajikistan; Turkey; and Yemen.
There were also four CIA officer deaths and two military civilian deaths.
The latest deaths reported by the military:
_ A soldier died Friday by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan.
_ A soldier and civilian contractor died Friday in a bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan.
The latest identifications reported by the military:
_ No new identifications reported.
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