Al Zarqawi beaten.

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  1. This will get the Islamic zealots foaming at the mouth.
    The information was taken from a no doubt well-informed source cited as "An Iraqi man".
    It didn't say anything about the man, but I think its safe to assume without any further checking into its veracity, we must take this report as gospel...ignore the reports of the personnel onsite...and demand an investigation... and then waste resources on it...and then very publicly charge everyone concerned.....and then offer no support to those involved....etc etc etc

    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- An Iraqi man who was one of the first people on the scene after an airstrike that led to the death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi told Associated Press Television News that he saw American troops beating a man who had a beard like the al-Qaida leader.
    The witness said he saw the man lying on the ground, badly wounded but still alive. He said U.S. troops arriving on the scene wrapped the man's head in an Arab robe and began beating him. His account cannot be independently verified.
    The spokesman for the U.S.-led forces in Iraq says troops tried to provide medical attention after they saw that al-Zarqawi was alive but he recognized them as American troops and tried to get away.
    Major Gen. William Caldwell said the troops "re-secured" al-Zarqawi back onto the stretcher before he died almost immediately.
    The two 500-pound bombs that obliterated al-Zarqawi's Iraqi hideout cut a wide swath of destruction.
    There are no remaining walls in the house. Scattered among the debris of concrete blocks is a pillow with a floral pattern, sandals, a foam mattress, a cooler and part of a washing machine.
    A skimpy slip in a leopard skin pattern and other see-through pieces of women's clothing were also found. Three women were among those killed in the house.
    Insurgents Vow To Continue Fight In Wake of al-Qaida Leader's Death
    Meanwhile, Iraqi insurgent groups said they'll continue to fight after al-Zarqawi's death.
    They've sent condolences in Web messages and warned Sunnis not to cooperate with the Iraqi government.
    One group posted a video showing militants interrogating and then beheading three Iraqis accused of belonging to a Shiite "death squad" that killed Sunnis.
    The posting suggests insurgents want to show that al-Zarqawi's death has not weakened their resolve. It also marks a vicious return to form.
    Hostage beheadings had been less common in recent months -- perhaps as al-Zarqawi came under criticism for the slayings, observers have said.
  2. WTF it that all about! Fatwa coming to a journo in Kansas me thinks!
  3. "A skimpy slip in a leopard skin pattern and other see-through pieces of women's clothing were also found"

    I never really picked up on that one...Are we finally going to see a previously unknown side of this lad?

    Its always the ones you never expect.
  4. maybe he had found out about the 70 rasins and was trying to make the most of the earthly pleasures!?
  5. I'll admit I wouldn't have minded a punch or two on that worthless m*therless f**k.
  6. Ah yes, the classic 'uidentified eye witness' story. Could be a complete load of bollocks for all anyone knows but you just know it's going to be taken as gospel, or should that be koranic, truth by any and everyone that already doesn't like the Coalition forces. Although I can understand if some of the US or, even moreso, Iraqi forces there decided to do a quick victory jig on his face.
  7. Apparantly he has been identified as "Mohammed"

    He's also the only person to have seen it, amazingly, considering that dozens of witnesses saw it. On the news yesterday, they showed AP footage of locals celebrating and dancing in the wreckage of the house.

  8. We are getting this whole war on terror business all wrong.

    They blow themselves up in the hope of getting 71 virgins and a jumbo box of Sun Maid, we should put in a counter offer........

    Say, a dozen really dirty Essex slags and a years supply of Pringles if they don't.

  9. I like your thinking :D
  10. Say, a dozen really dirty Essex slags and a years supply of Pringles if they don't.


    Does this offer only counts for extremist muslims? Or can "normal"people also take advantage of that offer? Btw, how many tubes of Pringles are we talking about? :wink:
  11. Well in that case it didn't happen verifiably. Perhaps aliens were transported in from another dimension and pretended to be US SF beating this nearly corpse up. Of coure that cannot be verified!