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Iraqi Security Forces Kill Saddam’s Vice President Izzat Al-Douri in Salahuddin

Salahuddin Governor Raed al-Jabbouri announced that the security forces carried out a pre-emptive operation in eastern Tikrit, killing the former Iraqi Vice President to Saddam Hussein, Izzat al-Douri.

“The security forces were able to kill the former Vice President and one of al-Baath Party commanders, Izzat al-Douri, during an operation near Aalas oil fields in Tikrit,” al-Jabbouri said in a press statement.

Al-Jabbouri did not reveal further information about the operation.

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