This is fantastic news…He’s second in command of Hezbollah’s military. That’s HUGE.
The U.S. military in Iraq has captured the deputy chief of the Iranian-sponsored Hizbullah, coalition officials said.
Iraqi sources said the U.S. has arrested the No. 2 figure in Hizbullah’s military wing. The sources said the unidentified Hizbullah commander was responsible for training the Iranian-backed Mahdi Army in the Baghdad area.
“The arrest is a major achievement and could provide an intelligence bonanza,” an Iraqi source said.The U.S.-led coalition has reported the capture of a senior Iranian operative south of Baghdad. In a coalition statement, the operative was described as a “primary weapons smuggler and financier for Iranian-backed enemy fighters.”