Middle East

April 8, 2008

Sadr cancels million-man march; 11 U.S. dead since Sunday

Eleven American service members have been killed since Sunday in a surge of violence after an Iraqi military offensive against Shiite Muslim militias, the U.S. military said Tuesday. Five died in Baghdad alone in clashes with the Mahdi Army militia of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al Sadr and in rocket attacks, the military said.

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