Saddam Hussein, former dictator of Iraq, was executed by hanging at about 10:00 p.m. EST this evening (6:00 a.m. 12/30, Iraq time), reports senior U.S. officials and Hussein’s lawyers. The U.S. military in Iraq is on alert for possible reprisals by Baathist insurgents and other terrorist forces operating in the middle-eastern nation. Hussein was sentenced to death by an Iraqi court for crimes against humanity during his twenty-five year rule.
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