ISIS calls on members to fight Moscow in Russia
ISIS called on its group members to carry out jihad in Russia in a nine-minute YouTube video on Sunday
ISIS called on its group members to carry out jihad in Russia in a nine-minute YouTube video on Sunday.
“Listen Putin, we will come to Russia and will kill you at your homes ... Oh Brothers, carry out jihad and kill and fight them,” a voice said over footage of men training in the desert.
It was not immediately possible to independently verify the video but the link to the footage was published on a Telegram messaging account used by the militant group.
It is not the first time ISIS called for jihad against Russia.
In late 2015, ISIS called on Muslims to launch a “holy war” against Russians and Americans over what it called their “crusaders’ war” in the Middle East, an audio message distributed by supporters of the ultra-hardline group said on Tuesday.
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