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Photos: Web coverage of Zarqawi's death

News organizations rushed Thursday to cover the U.S. air strike that killed al-Qaida leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

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Al-Zarqawi photo on CNN

As news sites around the Web rushed to report on the death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the long-sought leader of al-Qaida in Iraq, this image from a Pentagon briefing was among the most widespread.

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Pentagon briefing on Fox News

Zarqawi's death in a U.S. air strike occurred Wednesday in Iraq, but few details on the military action emerged until Thursday morning.

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Air strike video 1

The U.S. Department of Defense on Thursday released a video showing the air strike. First, the F-16 acquires the target...

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Air strike video 2

...then the 500-pound bombs hit home...

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Air strike video 3

...and finally smoke arises from the target area.

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Destruction on ground, via Fox News

News footage from the ground shows damage to buildings and an automobile.

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Aljazeera front page

The Arab news organization Aljazeera had a number of stories on al-Zarqawi's death.

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Aljazeera family story

Aljazeera's coverage included reaction from the family of al-Zarqawi.

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Daily Telegraph

Britain's Daily Telegraph may have had the most graphic image of al-Zarqawi.

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