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Operational Injuries

Volume 461: debated on Monday 18 June 2007

13. To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many very serious injuries have been sustained in (a) Afghanistan and (b) Iraq in 2007. (142921)

Between 1 January this year and 31 May, seven military personnel in Afghanistan and 14 military personnel in Iraq were categorised as very seriously injured. Regretfully, there have in addition been 16 fatalities in Afghanistan and 24 in Iraq during 2007.