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Iraq's 'Chemical Ali' to hang for gas attack

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Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2010 1:23 pm | Updated: 3:25 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

BAGHDAD — Saddam Hussein's notorious cousin "Chemical Ali" was convicted Sunday and sentenced to hang for ordering the most infamous of his crimes, the attacks against the Kurdish town of Halabja that killed more than 5,000 people in clouds of poisonous gas.

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