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Iraq says Fallujah offensive over but Zarqawi slips the net

Iraq said that the battle to retake the Sunni rebel bastion of Fallujah was over, with more than 1,000 insurgents killed, but that the country’s most wanted man, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, had fled.There was no immediate confirmation that control had been wrested from the rebels from the US military, which spearheaded the six-day assault on the city, where aid groups fear civilians trapped by the fighting could be starving. “Operation Fajr (Dawn) has been achieved and only the malignant pockets remain that we are dealing with through a clean-up operation,” Qassem Daoud, secretary of state for national security, told a Baghdad press conference.Full Story

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