Hussein aide, insurgent leader al-Douri reported killed in Iraq: Iraqi governor

April 17, 2015 2:12 PM

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Hussein aide, insurgent leader al-Douri reported killed in Iraq: Iraqi governor

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A former aide to late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and a leader of Iraq's insurgency, Ezzat Ibrahim al-Douri, may have been killed by Iraqi forces and Shi'ite militias involved in an operation against insurgent forces.

Raed al-Jubouri, the governor of Salahuddin province, told al-Arabiya television that al-Douri had been killed, and the station broadcast a photo of a dead man who looked like al-Douri.

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