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Shakeup in Afghanistan comes amid spike in coalition deaths

By the CNN Wire Staff

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- President Barack Obama's shakeup of U.S. military leadership in Afghanistan comes amid a spike in coalition deaths in the country, according to a CNN tally.

With more than a week remaining in the month, June's coalition casualty toll has already reached 76 dead, putting it on track to become the deadliest month in the eight-year war. The record was set last August, when a total of 79 coalition forces were killed, 52 of them American.

Of the 76 killed so far this month, 38 were American.

Last month, 51 coalition forces were killed, 31 of them American.

So far this year, 295 coalition forces have died in Operation Enduring Freedom, 179 of them American.