BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:00 P.M.) – The Iraqi authorities announced on Tuesday, the killing of a high-ranking Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) during a recent military operation against the terrorist group.
The spokesperson for the commander in chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces, Brigadier Yahya Rasoul, confirmed in a statement, “the killing of Mu’taz Numan Abdul Nayef Najm Al-Jubouri Al-Makani (Hajji Tayseer).”
He said, “Al-Jubouri holds the position of the so-called governor of Iraq and the deputy leader of the ISIS terrorist organization for all state affairs and is responsible for planning and coordinating foreign terrorist operations.”
For his part, the Anti-Terrorism Agency said in a press statement, “After the information provided by the agency that led to the killing of the criminal terrorist Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, to the efforts made by our heroes in following up and arresting the terrorist criminal Abdel Nasser Qirdash, we announce to our great people today the killing of the terrorist Moataz Numan Abdul Nayef Jabouri.”
He added that “the operation came after a not-so-brief follow-up of the movements of this dangerous terrorist and his permanent movement inside and outside Iraq, where he was targeted by an air strike by the international coalition air forces in the Syrian area of Deir Al-Zour, according to accurate intelligence information by the anti-terrorist agency, knowing that the caged criminal has more than one passport and IDs to move around.”