British Fighter In Syria Eulogizes Jabhat Al-Nusra Fighter From U.S. Killed In Aleppo, Reveals He’d Previously Tried To Join Al-Shabaab In Somalia, Posts WhatsApp Conversation Between Them On Facebook

June 21, 2016

On June 19, 2016, a British Jaysh Al-Fath fighter in Syria devoted a Facebook post to eulogizing his friend Abu Zubair Al-Somali, who was either an American citizen or had resided in the U.S. The Facebook eulogy included two photos of Al-Somali – one of him alive and another of his dead body. It also included a screenshot of a recent WhatsApp conversation between the two fighters dated less than a month ago, in which Al-Somali had sent him a document containing his will.


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