June 7, 2006|
Death[edit | edit source]
Abd-Al-Rahman was killed on June 7, 2006 while attending a meeting in an isolated safehouse approximately 8 km (5 mi) north of Baqubah, along with al-Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. At 14:15 GMT two United States Air Force F-16C jets identified the house and the lead jet dropped two 500-pound (230 kg) guided bombs, a laser-guided GBU-12 and GPS-guided GBU-38 on the building located at .
The United States had tracked al-Zarqawi's movements leading up to his meeting at the safehouse.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Iraq Terror Chief Killed In Airstrike". CBS News. 2006-06-08. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/06/08/iraq/main1692753.shtml.
- "Tucson Raytheon had role in al-Zarqawi death". Arizona Daily Star. June 9, 2006. http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/attack/132868.
- "Coalition forces kill Abu Musab al-Zarqawi". Air Force Link. 2006-06-08. Archived from the original on 2012-12-12. http://archive.is/3Az2. Retrieved 2007-01-16.
- http://www.globalsecurity.org/security/profiles/sheikh_abd_al-rahman.htm, accessed 16 January 2007
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