Report: At least 500,000 people have died in the US war on terror since 2001
According to foreign media reports, a research report released on the 8th pointed out that since the “9.11” terrorist attack and the US launched the war on terror, at least 500,000 people have died in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
The research report is from the Watson Institute for International Relations at Brown University. The report pointed out that the number of deaths caused by the war on terror since 2001 is between 480,000 and 507,000. The report said that the real victims should be more.
Data Map: The National People’s National Cemetery commemorates “9·11” and remembers the victims of the war on terrorism. China News Agency issued Wu Qingcai photo
The Brown University report said that the new report estimated an increase of more than 110,000 deaths compared to the previous report released in August 2016.
According to reports, the death toll in this study includes civilians, rebels, local police, and the US military and allies.
According to the report, among the three countries, the country with the highest number of civilian deaths in Iraq, and the number of civilian deaths is 182,000. This was followed by Afghanistan and Pakistan, where civilian deaths were 38,000 and 23,000 respectively.