Indonesian jihadist confirmed dead in Iraq

February 21, 2014
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JAKARTA, Indonesia – Ali Fauzi, the brother of two men executed for the 2002 Bali bombings, confirmed to the Jakarta Globe on Wednesday (February 19th) that his former Islamic school student died in sectarian violence in Iraq.

Wildan Mukhollad bin Lasmin was reported killed earlier this month after going to Syria and Iraq to wage jihad.

Ali told the Globe at National Police headquarters that he has been unable to contact Wildan since he left for Iraq nearly one year ago.

Prior to going to Iraq, Wildan allegedly joined al Qaeda affiliate the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria where he fought Syrian government forces in Aleppo.

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