Pro-ISIS Telegram Channel Sharing ‘Science Tips’ Shares Advice, Instructional Manuals For Manufacturing Explosives

July 5, 2017

A pro-ISIS Telegram channel called Cecil Science provides instructional manuals and advice for making homemade explosives. The Telegram channel promotes itself as an accessible science channel for younger audiences; but  upon closer inspection it can be deduced that the channel has more sinister intentions. The channel provides PDFs of guides for making explosives in both English and Arabic. The channel info reads: “Let Cecil share some science tips. It’s a blast!”

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