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Trump Says 5 'Most Wanted' ISIS Leaders Captured

The New York Times says the operation took three months.
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Trump Says 5 'Most Wanted' ISIS Leaders Captured

Five ISIS leaders have been captured, according to President Donald Trump's tweet Thursday.

A spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve also confirmed five suspected operatives were captured earlier on Wednesday.

And The New York Times reported Wednesday five suspected members of the terrorist organization, including a top aide to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, had been caught. That's according to two Iraqi officials.

The Times reports the operation took three months and was a joint mission between Iraqi and American intelligence.