Iraqi gov't orders Karbala investigation

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ordered an investigation Sunday into last week's deadly clashes surrounding a Shiite religious celebration in Karbala, promising that it would be conducted without bias.

 Iraqi gov't orders Karbala investigation
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ordered an investigation Sunday into last week's deadly clashes surrounding a Shiite religious celebration in Karbala, promising that it would be conducted without bias.

The announcement came only hours after anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called for the government to investigate the violence, which many have blamed on his Mahdi Army militia.

AP
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