NYT: "Lingering Questions" About Zarqawi's Death

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Dexter Filikins and John Burns report:

Given the extraordinary destruction evident at the house, a number of questions lingered, including how anyone could have survived such an attack, even for a few minutes, as American and Iraqi officials say Mr. Zarqawi did. It seemed puzzling, too, surveying the destruction, how Mr. Zarqawi's head and upper body, shown on television screens across the world, could have remained largely intact.