posted on Dec, 29 2006 @ 11:09 PM
Officials report that on Saturday, Saddam Hussein was hanged for crimes committed during his reign in Iraq. Hussein was convicted of crimes against
humanity in connection with killings of 148 people in the town of Dujail after an attempt on his life.
BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- Saddam Hussein, the former Iraqi dictator who spent his last years in captivity after his ruthless Baathist regime was toppled
from power by the U.S.-led coalition in 2003, was hanged Saturday for crimes committed in a brutal crackdown during his reign, a witness said.
"Saddam's body is in front me," said an official in the prime minister's office when CNN telephoned. "It's over."
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All I can say is.. It's about damn time.
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[edit on 29-12-2006 by DarkHelmet]
[edit on 30-12-2006 by DontTreadOnMe]