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Troops Crack Down on Simmering Sadr City

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Troops Crack Down on Simmering Sadr City

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Troops Crack Down on Simmering Sadr City

Troops Crack Down on Simmering Sadr City

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U.S. and Iraqi troops moved into the Sadr City neighborhood of Baghdad on Sunday as part of the security crackdown they launched last month. The district is the stronghold of the radical Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr. Debbie Elliott talks Soraya Sahaddi-Nelson.