Somalia: Somali Jihadist fighting for ISIS killed in Iraq

iftineducation.com – A Somali jihadist has been reported to have been killed in Iraq while fighting for the militant group ISIS.

According to social media accounts linked to the extremist group, Abu Musa al-Somali was said to have died in heavy fighting in the Northern town of Kirkuk last Thursday.

In an online video showed him while reading the holy Quran before going to the battle.

In recent months, Syria has lured many young Muslim men from abroad who want to join the jihad against the Assad government, which has waged a bloody conflict against its opponents. Many of the foreign fighters are from other parts of the Middle East but some have arrived from the other world.

As many as 20 young Somali boys and girls have left their homes in western countries to join the Islamic state fighters.