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Almotamar Net - Iraqi authorities say the death toll from five days of intense fighting between Iraqi forces and Shiite militias has surged to more than 200. Many of the casualties have occurred in Baghdads Sadr City, a stronghold of militias loyal to Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr. A spokesman for the Iraqi Health Ministry says at least 75 people have been killed and nearly 500 wounded in clashes and U.S.-led air strikes.

Saturday, 29-March-2008
Almotamar.net - Iraqi authorities say the death toll from five days of intense fighting between Iraqi forces and Shi'ite militias has surged to more than 200. Many of the casualties have occurred in Baghdad's Sadr City, a stronghold of militias loyal to Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr. A spokesman for the Iraqi Health Ministry says at least 75 people have been killed and nearly 500 wounded in clashes and U.S.-led air strikes.
There are reports that dozens of policemen in Sadr City surrendered their weapons to Sadr's forces, saying they could not fight their own people.
Fighting between Iraqi forces and Shi'ite militias has intensified since Tuesday, when Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ordered a crackdown on militants in the southern city of Basra.
Witnesses in Basra say eight people were been killed in a U.S. air strike Saturday.
The report comes a day after U.S.-led coalition aircraft joined Iraqi military ground forces for the first time in their effort to crack down on the militias.
Prime Minister Maliki has extended until April 8th a deadline for militant fighters to surrender their weapons, in exchange for money.
The militias have told foreign news agencies they will not accept Mr. Maliki's offer.
President Bush said Friday the fighting against the Shi'ite militias represents a "defining moment" in the history of a free Iraq. He calls the developments a necessary part of the development of a free society.
Militants have been bombarding the Green Zone since Sunday. At least two Americans have been killed in the attacks, and the U.S. State Department has urged all U.S. Embassy personnel to stay inside reinforced buildings.

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