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Terrorist Leader Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi Dead
Zarqawi Survived Air Strike, Died Soon After
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2006 – Terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi initially survived the June 7 air strike but died from his wounds while lying on a stretcher shortly thereafter, a senior U.S. military officer in Baghdad said today.  Story | Video | Air Strike Photos
Rumsfeld Notes Irony in Zarqawi's Death 
ABOARD E-4B AIRCRAFT EN ROUTE TO WASHINGTON, June 8, 2006 – It’s ironic that terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was killed yesterday just as the Iraqi government he tried to derail scored some significant successes, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said today. Story
Rumsfeld Tells NATO of Zarqawi's Demise | Transcript
Zarqawi's Death 'Serious Blow' to Al Qaeda
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William B. Caldwell points to a picture of deceased terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi during a briefing, June 8, 2006.WASHINGTON, June 8, 2006 – The death of al Qaeda's top operative in Iraq will hit the terrorist organization hard, a senior U.S. military officer said in Baghdad today. Dead terrorist Abu Musab al Zarqawi is "no longer able to terrorize innocent Iraqi civilians," Army Maj. Gen. William B. Caldwell said.
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Zarqawi's Death Chance to 'Turn the Tide'
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2006 – The death of terrorist leader Abu Musab al Zarqawi is a victory in the war on terror and is an opportunity for the Iraqi government to turn the tide of the struggle with insurgents, President Bush said here today. Story  |  President's Statement
 
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STRIKE SITE – Rubble and debris litter the site of the last safe house of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in Hibhib, Iraq, June 8, 2006. The top insurgent target in Iraq, along with several of his associates, was killed during an air strike on the house June 7, 2006. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Zach Mott, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Public Affairs Office  More Photos | Hi-Res
Coalition Forces Kill Top Terrorist in Iraq
BAGHDAD, June 8, 2006 – Jordanian terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi died in an air strike north of Baghdad yesterday evening, U.S. officials have confirmed. Story
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