A tribal leader told Reuters on Wednesday, executed former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein's Sunni tribal allies moved his body from a family plot eight months ago, fearful that Shi'ite militias would ... more 
A tribal leader told Reuters on Wednesday, executed former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein's Sunni tribal allies moved his body from a family plot eight months ago, fearful that Shi'ite militias would harm it. The caution paid off for Saddam's supporters and perhaps Iraq, where tensions between Sunnis and Shi'ites would certainly explode into even more violence if any harm is done to the corpse of a man who still commands the respect of his sect. A leader from Saddam's Albu Nasir tribe and a police official told Reuters that Shi'ite militiamen broke into the grave site, tore down photographs of the former Iraqi leader and then set the area on fire. less 
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