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Sadr City in pictures

Text by Lucas MENGET

Latest update : 2008-12-10

FRANCE 24 correspondents Lucas Menget and Guillaume Martin spent a day in Sadr City, the Baghdad stronghold of radical Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr. In this poor neighbourhood patrolled by the Mehdi army, US forces are not welcome.

 

Militants loyal to Moqtada al-Sadr burn a US flag in Sadr City after Friday's prayer, 31 October 2008

 

 

A street in Sadr City, Baghdad, 31 October 2008

 

 

Partisans of Moqtada al-Sadr gather for Friday's prayer in Sadr City, 31 October 2008

 

 

Sadr City, Baghdad, 31 October 2008

 

Date created : 2008-11-03

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