Got another one - Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri

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Taken with a grain of salt but still... From the UK Telegraph:
Saddam Hussein's ally Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri 'captured' in Iraq
Iraqi security forces claim that they have captured the Saddam Hussein's most senior regime ally.

A man resembling Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri, the vice-chairman of Saddam's Ba'ath party and the King of Clubs on America's "deck of cards" most-wanted list, was said to have been taken into custody by Iraqi forces.

Al-Arabiya television said that the man was caught in Hamrin between the provinces of Salaheddin and Kirkuk and was moved to Baghdad where he was said to have been handed over to US forces. DNA tests are being conducted to confirm his identity, the report added.
A bit more:
Abu Mohammed, who was described as Duri's representative in Syria, told Al-Arabiya that the report was fabricated.

Duri is free and secure and "leading the resistance and jihad in Iraq," he claimed.
The DNA test results should only take a day or two. Another one bites the dust...

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