BAGHDAD, April 19 (KUNA) -- Twenty-five people were killed Saturday in the
Nasseriya city's clashes south of Baghdad, said a security source on Saturday.
Major Majid Al-Fadeli told KUNA that Iraqi security forces raided Al-Sadr
office in a local market at Nasseriya city, indicated that first reports
indicated that 20 gunmen were killed while four policemen and one civilian met
Forty gunmen were arrested with their weapons and guns confiscated, stated
Al-Fadeli, adding that Iraqi forces were just focusing operations on the
northern part of the city.
Major operations were conducted in the southern cities of Iraqi especially
Basra were Iraqi forces arrested and gathered weapons from gunmen. (end)
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