Severed head of ISIS kidnapping victim found in Rafah, making 10 civilians
killed in one week
Sat, 01/10/2016 – 13:39 Al-Masry Al-Youm
The severed head of a man kidnapped by the Islamic State terrorist group
(ISIS) has been found in the street in the Hurriyah neighborhood of Rafah
The terrorist group has been killing both civilians in Arish, Rafah, and
Shaikh Zowaied for “co-operating with army and police forces” in their
anti-terrorism operations in North Sinai.
People in the city recognized the victim as Mohamed Salama Mubarak. The
30-year-old mane was kidnapped by ISIS a while ago.
The killing of Mohamed brings the number of civilians killed by ISIS during
the past week to 10.
The head has been transferred to the mortuary at Rafah General Hospital for
inspection by forensic scientists and investigators working on the case..
Egyptian military and security forces have been battling a mounting
insurgency in Sinai since the removal of former President Mohamed Morsi in
Militants linked to ISIS frequently conduct ambushes, mortar attacks and
roadside bombs in the North Sinai governorate. Security forces are often the
target, and reports of attacks on security personnel and conscripts are a
Terrorists have also engaged in a large number of kidnappings and
assassinations, including of police personnel and justice officials.