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Kurds backed by US special forces killed ISIS’ oil overseer | Business Insider

Kurds backed by US special forces killed ISIS’ oil overseer | Business Insider

The Islamic State militant in charge of the group’s oil operations in Iraq and Syria was killed on Thursday in a joint operation between the Iraqi Kurdish and U.S. Special forces, the Kurdistan Region Security Council said in a statement.SamiJassim al-Jabouri, also known as Haji Hamad, and his aide were killed ”in the vicinity of Qaim,” an Iraqi town near the Syrian border, the statement said.A spokesman of the U.S.-led coalition in Baghdad did not reply to an email requesting comment.

Source: Kurds backed by US special forces killed ISIS’ oil overseer – Business Insider