South African said to have been among ISIS fighters killed in recapture of Palymyra

03 April 2016 - 17:37 By TMG Digital


A South African is believed to have been among Islamic State (ISIS) fighters killed last week during the recapture of the ancient city of Palymyra by Syrian forces‚ according to reports. Bilal Cajee‚ 38‚ from Vereeniging‚ who reportedly left South Africa in September to join ISIS‚ is believed to have died in the fighting.According to a report in the Sunday Tribune‚ he is the fourth South African believed to have been killed fighting for ISIS. His brother Ahmed was reportedly also killed in Syria in 2014.

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