ISIS training video shows jihadis getting battle-toughened with swift kicks to … ouch!

ISIS training video shows jihadis getting battle-toughened with swift kicks to … ouch!
Taking one for the team

Now if only they would raise their target a few feet upward and start kicking each other in the head as hard as they could, they might come to their senses — or deliver a fatal blow to the cranium: whichever comes first.

Meantime, kicking each other where it counts sounds like a pretty extreme form of battle-testing.

The Daily Mail writes that “bizarre new footage from a jihadi terror training camp has emerged showing ISIS fighters playing playground games like leap frog and forming a human pyramid.

“The 14 minute video also shows one strange exercise where the training instructor kicks each recruit in the genitals and thighs to test their strength.

“The jihadi group claim the training camp was in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, where ISIS have been trying to develop splinter franchises.

“Filmed in a grassy clearing in a heavy wooded area, the terror training camp shows around 20 recruits being put through a range of bizarre exercises.”


It’s not at all clear who the video (below) was made for, but the activities shown in it seem consistent with other reports about jihadists, such as their being permitted to play foosball as long as the little swiveling men are first beheaded.

Ben Bowles

Ben Bowles

Ben Bowles is a freelance writer.

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