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Dujail
الدجيل
Town
Location of Dujail in Iraq

Coordinates: 33°51′0″N 44°14′0″E / 33.85000°N 44.23333°E / 33.85000; 44.23333{{#coordinates:33|51|0|N|44|14|0|E|type:city_region:IQ | |name=

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Country Template:Country data Iraq
Province Saladin

Dujail (33°51′N 44°14′E / 33.850°N 44.233°E / 33.850; 44.233{{#coordinates:33|51|N|44|14|E||| | |name= }}, Arabic: الدجيل; alternate spelling: Ad Dujayl) is a small Shi'a town in the Saladin Province. It is situated about Script error: No such module "convert". north of Iraq's capital, Baghdad, and has approximately 10,000 inhabitants. It is the site of the 1982 Dujail Massacre [1] and the 2008 Dujail bombing.

References

  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)