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Report: Iraqi Ex-Information Minister Captured 2 hours, 16 minutes ago Add Top Stories – Reuters to My Yahoo!

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Daily Mirror said on Wednesday U.S. troops had arrested Iraq (news – web sites)’s information minister under Saddam Hussein (news – web sites), Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf, at a roadblocks in a Baghdad suburb.

There was no immediate reaction from Washington.

The ex-minister, dubbed “Comical Ali” for proclaiming the defeat of U.S. forces even as they moved into Baghdad, had been hiding out at a relative’s house watching satellite TV, but was caught on Monday night, the paper said in a report from Baghdad.

“He has some serious talking to do … this time,” a “senior coalition source” was quoted as saying. There was no independent confirmation of the story and no other sourcing.