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Omar al-Farouq killed

Counterterrorism strike

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Acting AgencyUK Princess of Wales Royal Regiment1
LocationResidence, Basra, Iraq
TimeEarly Morning Sept. 25, 20061
KilledOmar al-Farouq
Narrative and Notes
ReliableOmar al-Farouq was killed during a firefight in a pre-dawn raid at his home. More than 250 British soldiers took part.1
1E-mail statement from U.S. Central Command.
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