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28th Anniversary of Halabja Gas Attack

Halabja28th of March 1988 started as an ordinary day for Halabja, but the events of this day, changed its history for ever.

On 28th of March 1988, around noon time, Saddam Hussein targeted the Kurdish city of Halabja with chemical weapons.
In this attack a cocktail of nerve agents and mustard gas was used and almost 5000 people were killed immediately as a result.

In order to commemorate the victims of this disaster as well as to raise awareness on the consequences of war and the use of CW, the TPM has interviewed Mr. Saeed Sadeghi, the photo journalist who was present in Halabja during the attack.

The TPM invites you to read this interview, which is published on the oral history page of its website for the first time, here.