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Brother of 'Informant' on Saddam's Sons Shot Dead

Gunmen killed the brother of a man widely regarded as having revealed the location of Saddam Hussein’s sons to U.S. troops in an attack on his car on Saturday, police said. Saddam’s sons Uday and Qusay were killed in July 2003 when soldiers stormed a villa in Mosul belonging to Nawaf al-Zeidan, who is distantly related to Saddam. Locals said Zeidan had tipped off U.S. forces that Saddam’s sons were staying at his villa. Zeidan’s brother, Salaah al-Zeidan, was killed and three of his male relatives traveling in the same vehicle were wounded, including an eight-year-old boy, during the attack on Saturday. “There was an attack on Saalah Zeidan’s car, he was killed,” said a police officer in Mosul, who declined to be named. Full Story

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