BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- Clashes between Iraqi security forces and militia fighters spread across southern Iraq's Shiite heartland Wednesday, with the death toll rising past 100 after two days of fighting.
Fighting spread from the key oil city of Basra and parts of Baghdad to other predominantly Shiite cities.
Iraq's prime minister Wednesday gave Shiite militants battling security forces in Basra a 72-hour deadline to surrender their weapons as the fighting threatened to unravel a delicate cease-fire.
And after that he'll send them to their rooms with no supper? Please.