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Omar Says Zarqawi's Death Will Not Slow Taleban

A written statement purportedly from Taleban leader Mullah Omar mourns the death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, and vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan.

In the statement that surfaced Friday in Pakistan, Omar said Zarqawi's death - described as "martyrdom" - would not weaken the resistance movement in Iraq or stop the battle in Afghanistan.

The authenticity of the statement could not be confirmed.

Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.
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