Thursday, September 13, 2007

Sheik Sattar killed

The leader of The Anbar Salvation Council has been killed by a roadside bomb.

From Pat Dollard - Breaking: Leader Of Anbar Awakening Killed - Petraeus: “A Tragic Loss”
  • BAGHDAD (AP) - The most prominent figure in a revolt of Sunni sheiks against al-Qaida in Iraq was killed Thursday in an explosion near his home in Anbar province, police said.
    Abdul-Sattar Abu Risha was leader of the Anbar Salvation Council, also known as the Anbar Awakening—an alliance of clans backing the Iraqi government and U.S. forces.

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