32 years passed over bombing of Sewsenan with banned weapons


22/3/2020 15:21:00
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     Victims of the bombing of Sewsenan with banned chemical weapons

Today, Sunday, March 22, marks the 32 anniversary of the bombing of the Sewsenan town with banned chemical weapons by the former Iraqi Ba'ath regime.

 

The chemical bombardment of Sewsenan resulted in the death of 68 residents of the area and the injury of 30 others. It was just 5 days after the former Iraqi Ba'ath regime bombed the city of Halabja of the Kurdistan Region with chemical weapons that led to the death of over 5000 innocent men, women and children and injured more than 10,000.

 

It is noteworthy that the Sewsenan lies within Qardagh district of Sulaymaniyah Governorate in the Kurdistan Region and includes about 18 villages. The population of the town exceeds 2,000 citizens.

 

 

(Translated and Edited by H.H.)

 

 

 

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