Monday, August 6, 2007

Golden Mosque Bomber Killed by U.S. Air Strike

Good Job Guys!

From Global Security --

The U.S. military in Iraq says coalition forces have killed the man behind bombings at a revered Shi'ite mosque that triggered sectarian violence across Iraq.

Military authorities say Haitham al-Badri, described as the al-Qaida in Iraq emir of Salaheddin province, was killed by a U.S. air strike Thursday outside the northern city of Samarra. More....

The senior al Qaeda terrorist believed to be the mastermind behind both bombings of the Golden Mosque in Samarra, Iraq, was killed during a coalition air strike, a Multinational Force Iraq spokesperson told journalists in Baghdad today.

“Yesterday, the government of Iraq announced that the coalition force killed a senior al Qaeda terrorist, Haitham Sabah al Badri,” said Navy Rear Adm. Mark Fox, spokesman for Multinational Force Iraq. “He was killed east of Samara on Aug. 2.” More....

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