NINEWA / Aswat al-Iraq: Army
forces arrested on Tuesday the finance minister of what is called the
Islamic State of Iraq armed group in south of Mosul, an army source
"A force from the 2nd
division of the Iraqi army in Mosul arrested Ibrahim Mohammad Ahmad
al-Juburi, the finance minister of the Islamic State of Iraq armed group,
in south of Mosul," the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
"The force found a weapons
cache, including TNT and explosives, during the operation," the
He did not give more details.
Mosul, the capital of Ninewa,
lies 405 km north of Baghdad.