Iraq Coalition Casualty Statistics/Private Contractors
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- April 13 2004: "The Star" Baghdad - At least 80 foreign mercenaries - security guards recruited from the United States, Europe and South Africa and working for American companies - have been killed in the past eight days in Iraq.
- At least 18,000 mercenaries, many of them tasked to protect US troops and personnel, are now believed to be in Iraq, some of them earning $1,000 (about R6 300) a day. But their companies rarely acknowledge their losses unless - like the four American murdered and mutilated in Fallujah three weeks ago - their deaths are already public knowledge.
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- Ariel Hart, "Grim Vigil as Mississippi Town Awaits Word," New York Times, April 14, 2004.
- Andrew Jacobs and Simon Romero, "U.S. Workers, Lured by Money and Idealism, Face Iraqi Reality," New York Times, April 14, 2004.