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ISIS utilizing TikTok to recruit suicide bombers forward of Christmas, says report

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ISIS using TikTok to recruit suicide bombers ahead of Christmas, says report

The terrorist group Islamic State (ISIS) has been discovered to be utilizing the short-video social media platform TikTok to recruit younger suicide bombers to hold out assaults throughout Christmas celebrations. According to a report printed in Sun, there are dozens of accounts on the platform posting ISIS propaganda.
TikTok, a well-liked platform amongst youth, is getting used to incite hatred in direction of non-Muslims.
#EXCLUSIVE: ISIS utilizing TikTok to recruit younger suicide bombers in bid to hold out Christmas assaults— The US Sun (@TheSunUS) November 21, 2021
The report means that one of many movies that they arrive throughout urged the supporters to provoke terrorist assaults within the Western international locations through the Christmas holidays to induce mass casualty. The video described Christmas as “the celebration of the Kufar and Crusaders”. It stated, “They do not believe in Allah, and they make fun of the sacred. They are Shaytan (Devil) slaves.” The video confirmed a number of scenes of Christmas markets and celebrations, and the narrator added, “Prepare yourself, O soldier of Allah to shed the blood of these Kufar.”
The narrator inspired the viewers to change into suicide bombers and assault the crowds whereas carrying garments like “them”. He inspired the viewers to convey explosives well-hidden below the disguise and to “explode it and plant panic and terror in their hearts.”
Sun stated within the report that the video was uploaded on an account that was getting used to unfold ISIS propaganda. The account has been purposeful for the final 18 months and has been watched 1000’s of instances. Not solely this account however a number of others have been discovered to have been doing the identical over the short-video platform. Another account has a video of a girl in a burqa who posted surveillance video of buildings and buildings in Germany. The caption of the video learn, “May Allah accepts you into Paradise”. The bio of the account learn, “A lion fights for its prey until it has it and turns its enemies into its flock”.
The UK has been going through a “severe” terror risk degree because the automobile bomb assault in Liverpool. Security companies consider there’s a chance that extra “lone wolf” attackers have been ready through the lockdown interval because of the Covid-19 pandemic. These self-radicalized people may carry assaults as soon as the restrictions are utterly lifted.
Notably, on November 17, Milan Police in Italy had arrested a 19-year-old lady for alleged involvement in worldwide terrorism. The Police discovered movies of beheadings, materials generated by the propaganda wing of ISIS and a photograph of a younger man who allegedly blew himself outdoors Kabul airport in August that claimed the lives of 183 folks, amongst different objectionable content material.
In April 2019, ISIS launched a serial bomb assault in Sri Lanka on Easter. Hundreds of individuals have been killed and injured within the simultaneous assaults that occurred throughout 8 totally different places in 3 cities of the island nation.