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Saddam's Former Deputy Hanged in Iraq
Saddam Hussein's Former Deputy Hanged for the Killings of 148 Shiites
By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press Writer
The Associated Press
BAGHDAD - Saddam Hussein's former deputy was hanged before dawn Tuesday for the killings of 148 Shiites, an official with the prime minister's office said.
Taha Yassin Ramadan, who was Saddam's vice president when the regime was ousted four years ago, was the fourth man to be executed in the killings of 148 Shiites following a 1982 assassination attempt against the former leader in the city of Dujail.
The official in the prime minister's office said he was present at the hanging. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to disclose the information.