Uday and Qusay buried; US distributes new Saddam ''photos''
Leaders of Saddam Hussein's tribe buried the ousted president's sons, Uday and Qusay, and a grandson Saturday.
Earlier, the U.S. military handed over the bodies to the Iraqi Red Crescent Society, which is taking the corpses for burial in their hometown of Tikrit, the U.S. Army announced on Saturday, according to AP.
The bodies of the two men were being held in refrigeration at the U.S. base at Baghdad International Airport. The two sons were killed by American forces on July 22 in Mosul.
"The Red Crescent will take them to Tikrit and from there somebody will hopefully claim the bodies," said Cpl. Todd Pruden.
Meanwhile, the U.S. Central Command said Friday it had started distributing to US soldiers several digitally enhanced photographs of fugitive Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to aid in spotting him if he has adopted a "new look" to escape detection.
Release of the photos comes as the U.S. military steps up its attempts to capture the deposed leader. (Albawaba.com)
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