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Bomb remains in Halabja, Iraq, site of chemical weapons attack

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The remains of a bomb at a cemetery in Halabja, Iraq. The cemetery holds the remains of the people killed on March 16, 1988, in a chemical attack by Sadaam Hussein's forces. The attack occured in the final months of the eight-year-long Iran-Iraq War, and took the lives of up to 5,000 people in Halabja.
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The remains of a bomb at a cemetery in Halabja, Iraq. The cemetery holds the remains of the people killed on March 16, 1988, in a chemical attack by Sadaam Hussein's forces. The attack occured in the final months of the eight-year-long Iran-Iraq War, and took the lives of up to 5,000 people in Halabja.