Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri’s Cold, Lifeless Body

EXCLUSIVE: Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Saddam Hussein’s VP, has been killed according to Governor of Salah al-Din

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Izzat al-Douri, former Iraqi Vice President
Izzat al-Douri, former Iraqi Vice President

UPDATE 2015 April, 18: 

Confirmed: Izzat al-Douri, former Saddam Hussein deputy, killed by Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq forces

The body of Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri being examined in a mortuary.
The body of Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri being examined in a mortuary.

(IraqiNews.com) Salah al-Din – The Governor of Salah al-Din, Raed al-Jubouri, declared the death of Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, the Vice President of the Saddam Hussein in a military operation in the area of Hamrin Mountains.

Jubouri said that “Security forces managed to kill the terrorist Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri through a proactive process in Hamrin area near Alas fields,” as quoted by the official Iraqi channel without further details.

For its part, the Iraqi News Agency Alsumaria published a picture of a corpse claimed that it belongs to Izzat al-Douri, former Iraqi Vice President of Saddam Hussein after his death.

Douri was one of Saddam’s most trusted acolytes, helping to lead his 1968 coup. The US set a $10m bounty on him.

Izzat al-Duri's body after his death
Izzat al-Duri’s body after his death
Izzat al-Duri's body after his death
Izzat al-Duri’s body after his death
Izzat al-Duri's body after his death
Izzat al-Duri’s body after his death
Izzat al-Duri's body after his death
Izzat al-Duri’s body after his death

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