Zarqawi 'urges hits on US troops'
A message purportedly from Jordanian-born Islamic militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has urged insurgents to rise up against US forces in Iraq. The audiotape, posted on an Islamist website, calls on fighters to prevent US troops from attacking other cities after Falluja. “If the enemy finishes in Falluja they will move towards you,” says the voice. Zarqawi’s al-Qaeda-linked group has claimed responsibility for many bombings and hostage murders in Iraq. The message, whose authenticity could not be independently verified, calls on insurgents to advance towards US troops, shower them with rockets and cut off supply routes. Full Story