Iraq conflict: Saddam's tomb destroyed in Tikrit fighting

March 15, 2015 11:06 PM

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Iraq conflict: Saddam's tomb destroyed in Tikrit fighting

The tomb of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein has been almost completely levelled in fighting near Tikrit.

Footage filmed by the Associated Press shows all that remains of the once-lavish mausoleum in the village of al-Awja are pillars that held up the roof.

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