Iraqis nab ISIS finance chief with $5 million bounty on his head

Iraqis nab ISIS finance chief with $5 million bounty on his head


Iraqi forces captured a top member of ISIS who was known to manage the terror group’s money, the country’s prime minister announced Monday.

Mustafa Al-Kadhimi said on Twitter that Sami Jasim al-Jaburi had been collared in a “complex external operation.” Though al-Kadhimi did not give the precise location where al-Jaburi had been nabbed, a senior Iraqi military source told AFP he had been arrested in Turkey.

It was not immediately clear whether the Turkish government knew of the Iraqi operation or was involved in it.

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Air Force Lt. Col. Joel Harper, a spokesman for the US-led coalition to defeat ISIS, declined to comment on the operation, but praised “our brave Iraqi partners as they regularly lead and conduct destructive blows to

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