Sunday, May 29, 2005

Zarqawi surrounded in a village home?

Richard Miniter's Notebook:
Zarqawi reported taken refuge in Abu Shallal, a village north of Baghdad, according a report from the KUNA wire service. Citing sources in the Iraqi Interior Ministry (which supervises intelligence), the report adds: "Zarqawi has been spotted by eyewitnesses driven in a red Opel in the village of Abu Shallal, near an area called al-Tarmia. He was said to have taken refuge in the home of an individual named Sheikh Hatem al-Amir." Iraqi commandoes have surrounded the village and appear to be readying for an assault. Developing...