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Zarqawi Killed in Iraq

Early on June 8, 2006, ABC News is the first on the air to report the death of al-Qaeda leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, killed in a U.S. bomb strike in Iraq.

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  • Zarqawi Killed in Iraq
    Zarqawi Killed in Iraq

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    Early on June 8, 2006, ABC News is the first on the air to report the death of al-Qaeda leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, killed in a U.S. bomb strike in Iraq.

    Audio Clip (0:31)
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    Daniel Pearl Reported Captured

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    George W. Bush Vows Revenge for 9/11

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    Saddam Hussein Captured

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    Almost a year after sending U.S. troops to fight in Iraq, President George W. Bush announces the capture of the country's dictator, Saddam Hussein, in an address to the nation on December 14, 2003.

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    United Airlines Flight 93 Crashes in Pennsylvania

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  • Flight 77 Crashes Into the Pentagon
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    American Airlines Flight 11 Hijacked

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    On September 11, 2001, at 8:21 a.m., American Airlines operations specialist Nydia Gonzalez calls the American Airlines Emergency center to relay information she is receiving from a flight attendant aboard Flight 11 that the pilot and others have been stabbed. It is the first plane to be confirmed hijacked in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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