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Saddam’s tomb completely destroyed in ‘Tikrit fight’



Iraq: Former president of Iraq, Saddam Hussein’s tomb completely destroyed in fighting near Tikrit, on Sunday.

According to details, footage filmed by the Associated Press shows all that remains standing of the once-lavish mausoleum in the Town of al-Awja.

The footage shown by (AP) only the pillars are standing while the rest building was completely destroyed on Sunday’s fight between Iraqi forces and Iranian-backed Shia militia were battling to drive Islamic State (IS) militants from Tikrit.

The local Sunni population said they had removed Saddam’s body and taken it to an unknown location last year.


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