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Mar 25, 2008 | 07:32 GMT

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Iraq: Heavy Fighting In Basra

Heavy fighting broke out March 25 in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, where Iraqi troops have clashed with members of the Mehdi Army militia, Reuters reported, citing a witness. The Iraqi military has launched operations in Basra to "cleanse" the city of armed groups, a military official said.

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