Afghanistan: Taliban deny that their leader is dead

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July 20, 2011
USA Today    
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"Taliban spokesmen in Afghanistan denied Wednesday that the insurgent group's leader Mullah Mohammed Omar had died, claiming that a phone message and a posting on the Internet were fake. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid told The Associated Press that a text message sent to journalists on his behalf was the result of a phone hack." (07/19/11)  

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