Number of Kurds Killed by Saddam
How many Kurds were killed by Saddam?
Between 150,000 and 200,000.
In his book “A modern history of the Kurds”, David McDowall estimates that between 150,000 and 200,000 Kurds were killed in all 8 Anfal operations, from 1986 to 1989. Operation Anfal (or the al-Anfal Campaign), conducted by Saddam Hussein and Ali Hassan al-Majid, was a mass-execution operation against the Iraqi Kurdish people.