SCOTSMAN: Al-Qaida leader held after raid
COMMANDOS stormed a village in northern Iraq early today, capturing a top al-Qaida figure accused of organising militant operations in the western area of Mosul.*******UPDATE:
Three wanted men were killed and three others arrested, said Brig Gen Ibrahim al-Jibouri, commander of Tal Afar police.
Today's operation took place around 5am in the village of Polah Pash Police are planning further raids in Mosul.
A source at the Iraqi police told KUNA Iraqi and US forces captured Abdulrahman Al-Mashhadani, the military official of so-called Iraq Islamic State, in Tarmiya town in Salahuddin governorate northern Baghdad.
He is also accused of carrying out suicide operations and sectarian deportation in Al-Adl neighborhood in western Baghdad.
The US army said in a statement the American forces have captured a person financing gangs.
The arrestee is accused of paying wages for terrorist groups in the governorate of Waset in southern Baghdad, it said.
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