CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- A new video shows al-Qaida's second-in-command paying tribute to several commanders believed slain in a recent U.S. strike in Pakistan.
The terror leader, Ayman al-Zawahri (AY'-muhn ahl-ZWAH'-ree), praises the men in footage posted on a militant Web site.
He urges other Muslims to follow the slain commanders' lead, even though that path "is laced with blood."
He adds that the al-Qaida militants "went to their Lord to complain to him" about what he calls America's injustices and the Pakistan government's betrayal.
al-Zawahri is believed to be in hiding with Osama bin Laden in the tribal regions along the Afghan-Pakistan border.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.