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Al-Zarqawi ELIMINATED: Top Terror Leader Killed In Iraq

Posted By D. Sirmize On 8th June 2006 @ 07:18 In Politics, Web Log (Blog), D. Sirmize, Media | 4 Comments

“You can’t run away from trouble- there ain’t no place that far.” Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, chief of [1] Al-Qaeda In Iraq (or as James Taranto says Democrats call it- ‘al Qaeda Which Has Nothing to Do With Iraq in Iraq Which Has Nothing to Do With al Qaeda’) has been promoted to the rank of martyr after our boys facilitated his meeting with Allah around 6:15 PM Wednesday evening.

AP [2] Reports (reluctantly):

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the al-Qaida leader in Iraq who waged a bloody campaign of suicide bombings and beheadings of hostages, has been killed in a precision airstrike, U.S. and Iraqi officials said Thursday. It was a long-sought victory in the war in Iraq.

Al-Zarqawi and seven aides, including spiritual adviser Sheik Abdul Rahman, were killed Wednesday evening in a remote area 30 miles northeast of Baghdad in the volatile province of Diyala, just east of the provincial capital of Baqouba, officials said.

“Al-Zarqawi was eliminated,” Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said.

“Those who disrupt the course of life, like al-Zarqawi, will have a tragic end,” al-Maliki said. He also warned those who would follow the militant’s lead that “whenever there is a new al-Zarqawi, we will kill him.”

Tell us, oh great sheik- how are you liking those 72 virgins?

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[1] Al-Qaeda In Iraq: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al-Qaeda_in_Iraq
[2] Reports: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20060608/D8I41K780.html

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