British ISIS Fighter Posts Updates From Iraq On His Instagram Account

May 11, 2016

A British ISIS fighter from Colchester in Essex, England on Instagram and claiming to be in Kirkuk, Iraq, shares updates from the Islamic State. The fighter seems to be active on a host of encrypted mobile applications. In his byline, he predicts that his Instagram account will soon be suspended, and lets followers know he is accessible on other platforms: “Soon to be blocked, if u need help or anything inshallah take a contacts not intending to come back on insta for a while. He shares photos of his weapons, of food, and of fallen friends, occasionally adding threats as captions. At the time of this writing, the fighter has 142 followers on his Instagram account, and is following 18 accounts.

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