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Kurd accuses Saddam in court of poison gas attacks - Washington Post
Populux | August 22, 2006 at 06:39 amby
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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An Iraqi Kurd told Saddam Hussein's genocide trial on Tuesday how jets dropped poison gas smelling of rotten apples on his village but aides to the ousted leader insisted their campaign targeted Iranian-backed rebels. Taking the stand in Baghdad on the second day of the second capital trial the former president has faced, first witness Ali Mustafa Hama said: "Birds were returning to their nests. I saw eight to 12 jets patrolling the sky. There was greenish smoke from the bombs ...