http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080325/ts_afp/iraqunrestbasra]Four killed as fierce fighting erupts in Iraq's Basra (AFP)[/URL]



AFP - Iraqi security forces fought raging battles with gunmen from radical cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's Shiite militia in Basra on Tuesday amid a crackdown on armed groups in the southern oil city.