- Number of deaths: 16,799
- Deaths per 100,000 population: 5.5
- Cause of death rank: 15
- Number of deaths: 11,493
- Deaths per 100,000 population: 3.7
Causes of coalition deaths in Afghanistan
Published on Aug 30, 2012 by AlJazeeraEnglish : So far in 2012, 317 members of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan have been killed in the Central Asian nation. The majority of those, 246, were from roadside bombs.
The so-called "green-on-blue" insider attacks accounted for 39 deaths over 34 incidents so far in 2012.
Of those 34 incidents of insider attacks by "friendly" Afghan forces, 12 have occurred in the month of August.
Australia troop deaths : green on blue killings.