Monday, April 19, 2010

Top two Al-Qaeda in Iraq chiefs killed: Iraqi PM

Great news if it pans out.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on state television on Monday that the two leading Al-Qaeda figures in the country had been killed north of the capital Baghdad.

Abu Omar al-Baghdadi and Abu Ayub al-Masri were killed in Salaheddin province by Iraqi intelligence agents who had been given US assistance, Maliki said, showing pictures of both men before and after their deaths.

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