Saddam Executed, Says Iraqi TV
Posted on Dec 29, 2006
The former dictator was executed by hanging just before 6 a.m. local time in Baghdad.
Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has been executed by hanging at an unspecified location in Baghdad.
Iraqi TV said the execution took place just before 0600 local time (0300GMT).
Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death by an Iraqi court on 5 November after a year-long trial over the 1982 killings of 148 Shias in the town of Dujail.