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Sadr's Fighters Hit Basra Oil Line

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Sadr's Fighters Hit Basra Oil Line

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Sadr's Fighters Hit Basra Oil Line

Sadr's Fighters Hit Basra Oil Line

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U.S. Marines patrol a street in the holy city of Najaf, where fighting continues between U.S. and Iraqi forces and militiamen loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. Reuters hide caption

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Fighting continues in the Iraqi city of Najaf between U.S. and Iraqi forces and militiamen loyal to radical Muslim cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. Meanwhile, sabotage on an oil pipeline near Basra is ominous for Iraq's interim government. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.