US special forces captured ISIS chemical weapons chief in Iraq, official reveals

March 9, 2016 6:46 PM

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U.S. special forces captured the head of the Islamic State terror group's unit trying to develop chemical weapons in a raid last month in northern Iraq, a defense official tells Fox News.

"We are using information we have learned for operations,” one official said. The captured operative was identified as Sleiman Daoud al-Afari.

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