Al-Rahman

Sheik Abd-Al-Rahman

Sheik Abd-Al-Rahman
Born Unknown
Died June 7, 2006
Baquba, Iraq
Sheik Abd-Al-Rahman (? - June 7, 2006) (also Shaykh Abd Al-Rahman or Sheik Abd Al-Rahman) was the spiritual advisor to al-Qaeda in Iraq until his death in June 2006.

Death

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 (230kg) 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

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  • http://www.globalsecurity.org/security/profiles/sheikh_abd_al-rahman.htm, accessed 16 January 2007

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