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Salman Pak (Arabic: سلمان باك, Persian: سلمان پاک), meaning "Salman the Pure", is a city located approximately 15 miles (24 km) south of Baghdad near a peninsula formed by a broad eastward bend of the Tigris River. It is named after Salman the Persian, a companion of Muhammad buried in the city.
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It is also quite close to the Salman Pak facility, an Iraqi military installation which was a key center of Saddam Hussein's biological and chemical weapons programs though none found. The site included training grounds used by Iraqi intelligence to direct Special Operations Forces.