Dujail

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Dujail
الدجيل
Toun
Dujail is located in Iraq
Dujail
Dujail
Location o Dujail in Iraq
Coordinates: 33°51′0″N 44°14′0″E / 33.85000°N 44.23333°E / 33.85000; 44.23333
Kintra  Iraq
Province Saladin
Population (2002)
 • Total 260,000


Dujail (33°51′N 44°14′E / 33.850°N 44.233°E / 33.850; 44.233, Arabic: الدجيل; alternate spelling: Ad Dujayl) is a sma Shi'a toun in the Saladin Province. It is situatit aboot 65 kilometers (40 mi) north o Iraq's caipital, Baghdad, an haes approximately 10,000 inhabitants. It is the steid o the 1982 Dujail Massacre.[1]

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  1. Saddam trial to open with village massacre A little-known massacre at a village where residents tried to assassinate Saddam Hussein in 1982 will be the focus of the first case in the trial of the former Iraqi president. (The Guardian; June 7, 2005)