Iraqi forces arrest notorious ISIS second in command who had $5million US bounty on his head

Iraqi forces arrest ISIS second in command who had $5million US bounty on his head



Iraq has captured the alleged finance chief and second in command of the Islamic State group, who had $5million US bounty on his head



Sami Jasim al-Jaburi, the suspected former deputy to the late IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was arrested 'in Turkey', according to a senior Iraqi military source cited by AFP news agency.



Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi announced the arrest on Monday, but did not specify the location, saying on Twitter Jaburi was captured in a 'complex external operation'.



'While our [Iraqi security forces] heroes focused on securing the elections, their [Iraqi national intelligence services] colleagues were conducting a complex external operation to capture Sami Jasim,' al-Kadhemi wrote.


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