WE GOT IZZAT!!! Saddam's # 2 Captured in Iraq!!

WE GOT IZZAT!

Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri was captured in Iraq!
Following the execution of former President Saddam Hussein in December, 2006, Izzat was confirmed as the new leader of the banned Iraqi Baath Party. He was reportedly running operations out of Syria.
AU.com and AFP reported:

A MAN suspected to be Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri, who tops the Iraqi government’s list of most-wanted fugitives, has been captured in Iraq, Al-Arabiya television reported today.

The man suspected to be Duri, who was number two under Saddam Hussein, was captured by Iraqi forces and handed over to the US military, it said, citing Iraqi security sources.

The US military in Baghdad denied it was holding Duri.

“We are aware of media reports that Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri has been captured,” the military said in an email.

“At this point, we can say that he is not in coalition custody and we have no reports that he was captured by Iraqi security forces either.”

Al-Arabiya said the man was caught in Hamrin between the provinces of Salaheddin and Kirkuk and was being moved to Baghdad.

MORE– According to the AFPIs it Izzat??? Maybe Not:

Al-Arabiya television channel reported that a man suspected to be Duri, who tops the Iraqi government’s list of most-wanted fugitives, has been captured in Iraq.

The man suspected to be Duri was captured by Iraqi forces and handed over to the US military, it said citing Iraqi security sources.

Al-Arabiya said the man was caught in Hamrin between the provinces of Salaheddin and Kirkuk and was being moved to Baghdad.

DNA tests are being conducted to confirm his identity, the Dubai-based Saudi-owned channel added.

HotAir reports that Syria may have given Izzat up.

UPDATE: Izzit him? Izzit not?… It may be a false alarm.

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