Isis calls on followers to ‘take revenge’ for New Zealand terror attack
After staying silent for six months, Islamic State spokesman Abu Hassan al-Muhajir on Monday addressed followers of the terror group in a 44-minute audio recording, calling on them to take revenge for the recent mass shootings in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in which 50 worshippers were killed.
Al-Muhajir stated that “[t]he scenes of death in the two mosques are enough to wake the sleep and incite the supporters of the caliphate who live there, to take vengeance for their religion.” The spokesman also said that the fall of Baghouz would not weaken the group. Baghouz is the last ISIS enclave in Syria. US-backed forces last week launched an assault on the territory and recently claimed to have almost conquered it.