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At least 12 people killed in clashes between Iraqi forces, militias in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, May 15 (KUNA) -- Clashes between Iraqi forces and militias in Sadr city in the Iraqi capital left 12 people killed in the last 24 hours, Iraqi police sources said on Thursday.
An Iraqi police source told KUNA that joint Iraqi military and US forces clashed with militias in Sadr city during which 12 people were killed and 20 others injured.
Meanwhile, the US military also said in a statement that five armed men were killed in clashes with US forces in Al-Kazimiya area north of Baghdad. (end) ahh.mb KUNA 151552 May 08NNNN