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Iraq
April 19, 2003
Finance minister captured

[Sky News]

Iraqi finance minister Hikmat al-Azzawi has been captured by Iraqi police in Baghdad and handed over to the US military, a Central Command spokesman has said.

Al-Azzawi was number 45 on the US most wanted list of 55 top Iraqi officials but was not one of Saddam's inner-circle of advisers - the so-called dirty dozen.

The finance minster was the eight of diamonds in the US military's most wanted pack of cards.

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Posted By Michele Catalano at April 19, 2003 07:23 AM | TrackBack
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"...captured by Iraqi police..."

That may be more important than the capture itself.

It's working. :)

Posted by: DSmith at April 19, 2003 07:46 AM
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