28 Jul '12, 9pm

Army of Islam fighter from Gaza killed in Syria

Image accompanying Army of Islam fighter Nidal al 'Ashi's martyrdom statement, from the SITE Intelligence Group. A Palestinian from the Gaza Strip who was a member of the al Qaeda-linked Army of Islam (Jaish al Islam) was killed during recent fighting in Syria, according to a martyrdom statement released by the terror group. The death of Nidal al 'Ashi, who was also known as Abu Hureira al Maqdisi and Abu Omar al Shami, was announced yesterday by the Army of Islam in a statement that was translated by the SITE Intelligence Group. The Qabidun 'Ala al Jamr (Grippers of Embers) Media Foundation, the media arm of the Sinam al Islam forum, also announced his death, according to SITE. Informed jihadists said that 'Ashi was killed during recent fighting in Aleppo, where the Syrian military is pounding rebel forces. "We bring to you, brothers in monotheism and jihad, and mujahidee...

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