Damage adds up after almost 9 years of war

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Looking back at the Iraq war in numbers

U.S. deaths as of Thursday: 4,487, according to the Pentagon.

Confirmed U.S. military wounded (hostile) as of Nov. 29: 31,921.

Deaths of civilian employees of U.S. government contractors as of Sept. 30: More than 2,097.

Iraqi deaths as of Nov. 30 from war-related violence, according to Iraq Body Count: At least 103,775.

Assassinated Iraqi academics as of Aug. 25: 464.

Journalists killed on assignment as of Nov. 30: 174.

Internal refugees: Approximately 1.3 million people are currently displaced inside Iraq.

Cost: More than $805 billion as of Nov. 30, according to the National Priorities Project.

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