Kurdish town bears scars, painful memories of Saddam's bloody reign

December 24, 2014 1:00 PM

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Kurdish town bears scars, painful memories of Saddam's bloody reign

Akram Muhammad Mahmud was just 10 when he miraculously survived a chemical attack that killed his entire family. Now he works to keep the memory of the event alive. (FoxNews.com)

SULAYMANIYAH, Northern Iraq – On March 17, 1988, the morning after Saddam Hussein's Baath Party unleashed a tirade of chemical weapons, killing some 5,000 Iraqi-Kurds in the city of Halabja, a few brave photojournalists ventured into the city to ensure the brutal dictator’s atrocities would be docu...

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