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Seize Tanker-Trucks Serving Islamic State Areas, UN Panel Says

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Governments should seize all oil tanker-trucks coming from or headed to Islamic State-held territories in Iraq and Syria to help stop smuggling by the extremist group, United Nations advisers said.

The UN Security Council should adopt a resolution authorizing the move, which would help limit a major source of revenue for the terrorists, a UN panel that monitors the council’s sanctions against al-Qaeda and all associated individuals and entities said in a report released yesterday.