FACTBOX-Military deaths in Afghanistan

March 1 (Reuters) – A British soldier has died from wounds from an explosion in Helmand province, taking the number of British dead to 266.

Here are figures for foreign military deaths in Afghanistan caused by violence or accidents since the U.S.-led invasion in 2001:


United States 1,007

Britain 266

Canada 140

France 40*

Germany 36**

Denmark 31***

Spain 28

Italy 22

Netherlands 21

Other nations 77

TOTAL: 1,668


* Figures supplied by French military.

** Figures supplied by German Ministry of Defence.

*** Figures supplied by Danish Central Command, includes one suicide.

Sources: Reuters/icasualties (www.icasualties.org/oef), compiled from official figures. (Writing by David Cutler, London Editorial Reference Unit)