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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