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Top two Al-Qaeda in Iraq chiefs killed: Iraqi PM

world Updated: Apr 19, 2010 19:25 IST

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Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on state television on Monday that two leading Al-Qaeda figures in Iraq had been killed north of the capital Baghdad.

Abu Omar al-Baghdadi and Abu Ayub al-Masri were killed in Salaheddin province by Iraqi intelligence agents who had been given US assistance, Maliki said, showing pictures of both men before and after their deaths.