Iraq bans visits to Saddam Hussein’s grave

Iraqi authorities banned Sunday visits to Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's grave in Salahudin province. "The Iraqi cabinet directed authorities of Salahudin province to take all necessary measures to prevent any visit to Saddam Hussein's grave," a source from the provincial operations command told Xinhua. The provincial authorities sent a police force early in the morning […]

The Times of India reports:

Iraqi authorities banned Sunday visits to Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's grave in Salahudin province.

"The Iraqi cabinet directed authorities of Salahudin province to take all necessary measures to prevent any visit to Saddam Hussein's grave," a source from the provincial operations command told Xinhua.

The provincial authorities sent a police force early in the morning to seal off the building that contains the grave and prevented anyone from visiting it, the source said.