Mon, Mar 16, 2015, 06:03 PM
The tomb of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein has been almost levelled in fighting near Tikrit. All that remains in place of lavish place in the village of al-Awja are some pillars. The tomb got destroyed due to the battle between Iraqi forces and Iranian-backed Shia militia to drive out IS militants from Tikrit. However, the locals have said that they had already removed Saddam's body and taken it to an unknown location.