Member of Militant Islamist Online Forum Says He's Off To Iraq
A member of a militant Islamist Internet forum going by the name al Battar al Salafi posted a message informing other fellow members that God has finally given him the chance to take part in jihad, after three long years during which he dedicated himself to online jihad.
"I am now just a few days, if not hours away from migrating and joining the Islamic State of Iraq," the man said, asking other members to pray for him to make it there safely.
He does not clarify how this chance was given to him, but said he would be recording his final statement and would post it on the Internet in the near future.
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