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Iraq claims capture of IS financial chief in operation abroad
13 Oct 2021

Iraq says it has captured the jihadist group Islamic State’s financial chief in an operation outside its borders.

Sami Jasim al-Jaburi was arrested in a “complex external operation” by the Iraqi National Intelligence Service, Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi tweeted, without specifying a location.

He added that Mr Jasim, also known as Hajji Hamid, was a deputy leader of IS under the late Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

By Frank Gardner, BBC, 12 October 2021

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