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Violence spreads in Iraq

Iraq’s rebel Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr vowed yesterday to stay in Najaf “until the last drop of my blood is spilled” as his militia fought gun battles across the country, including in Basra where a British soldier was killed and fiveothers were wounded. The soldier died after two military Land Rovers were set alight and Mr Sadr’s militiamen fired rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs) at their patrol. The Ministry of Defence said British forces were attempting to calm the situation and avoid actions which might lead to an escalation in violence. Full Story

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