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January 6, 2015 12:01 pm

Islamic State Executioner Found Beheaded in Syria With Cigarette in His Mouth

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Sheikh Abu Azzam al-Ansari, armed with knife and pistol, teaches recruits in Islamic State Boot Camp. A boot camp video, titled Blood Jihad 1, shows the graduation of the first batch from the camp. Photo: Flickr.

International Business Times – In a grotesque twist of the saying “live by the sword, die by the sword”, an Islamic State executioner in Syria who carried out beheadings for the jihadist group has been found with his head cut off.

The body of the Egyptian man, known to be the deputy emir of the feared al-Hesbah (or Hisbah) force in the eastern province of Deir al-Zor, was recovered near a power plant in al-Mayadeen city, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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  • charlie johnson

    Was he a heavy smoker? They say that even second hand smoke is harmful. I bet he smoked the brand that has a picture of a camel on the package .

  • charlie johnson

    I wish the US Defense Dept would send Hillary over there to mediate between these warring groups.