News Ticker >
[ May 20, 2019 ]

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Vows Facebook Will Work With Governments on Hate Speech

[ May 20, 2019 ]

US special envoy Carr warns about antisemitism

[ May 20, 2019 ]

Jihadis and Muslim Jew-Haters On Telegram Praise Stabbing Of Jewish ‎Woman In Sweden

[ May 20, 2019 ]

Crimes, deaths, and attacks during Ramadan 2019 – updated daily

[ May 19, 2019 ]

Doctor who faces inquiry for treating a Muslim child says he will quit after 23...

[ May 19, 2019 ]

COMEY RATS OUT BRENNAN: Fired FBI Chief Claims Brennan Pushed Junk Dossier in IC Report

[ May 19, 2019 ]

Researchers: Turkey’s Greek, Armenian, and Assyrian Christians Destroyed by ‘30-year Genocide’ by Muslims

[ May 19, 2019 ]

Iceland’s Eurovision Contestants Hold Up Palestinian Jihad Banners During Contest

[ May 19, 2019 ]

Under a Cloud of Suspicion of Treason and Possible Indictment John Brennan to Brief Dems...

[ May 19, 2019 ]

Shouting “Allahu Akbar,” Muslim With Knife and Iron Bar Attacks Two In French Suburb

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Sri Lanka Islamic Attacks

12

ISIS, Al Qaeda, Boko Haram, Hamas, al Shabaab ….. it’s all in the cause of Islam.

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Sri Lanka Attacks

On April 23, 2019, the ISIS news agency ‘Amaq released a statement on Telegram[1] claiming that the April 21, 2019, coordinated attacks in Sri Lanka were carried out by ISIS fighters. The claim reads: “Security sources to ‘Amaq agency: Perpetrators of the attacks targeting the citizens of the coalition nations and Christians in Sri Lanka two days ago are fighters of the Islamic State.” ISIS supporters are currently celebrating the attack, and were also doing so prior to publication of the claim of responsibility.[2]

[1] Source: Telegram, NAshir News Agency, April 23, 2019.

[2] See MEMRI JTTM report, ISIS Supporters Celebrate Easter Sunday Bombings In Sri Lanka, April 21, 2019.

ISIS Supporter Shares Photos Of Alleged Sri Lanka Bombers

On April 23, 2019, shortly before the Islamic State (ISIS) ‘Amaq news agency published the ISIS claim of responsibility for the coordinated attacks in Sri Lanka two days earlier, an ISIS media activist on Telegram published photographs of three armed Sri Lankan men posing in front of a banner used by ISIS. He claimed that they were three of the bombers who carried out the attacks in Sri Lanka on April 21, 2019.[1] The accompanying caption indicates that all three are dead.

One of the images shows a man who appears to be Zahran Hashim, a well-known preacher from the radical Islamic group in Sri Lanka known as the “National Tawheed Group”,[2] who has expressed ISIS sympathies in the past. Several unconfirmed media reports have identified Hashim as one of the suicide bombers. The ISIS claim of responsibility lends credence to the veracity of the assertion that the men depicted in the photographs were indeed among the perpetrators. Even before the ‘Amaq statement was published, ISIS supporters had been celebrating the attacks on social media.[3]

The following are the pictures shared by an ISIS supporter with the caption: “Pictures of some of the brothers who carried out the attacks in Sri Lanka, may Allah accept them.”

Abu ‘Ubaida Al-Saylani a.k.a Zahran Hashim

Abu Al-Mukhtar Al-Saylani

Abu Al-Bara’ Al-Saylani


[1] Source: Telegram, Kheir Al-Din Barbarosa, @barbarossa4, April 23, 2019.

[2] Sometimes written: Sri Lanka’s National Thowheed Jamaat

[3] See MEMRI JTTM report, ISIS Supporters Celebrate Easter Sunday Bombings In Sri Lanka, April 21, 2019.

The Truth Must be Told

Your contribution supports independent journalism

Please take a moment to consider this. Now, more than ever, people are reading Geller Report for news they won't get anywhere else. But advertising revenues have all but disappeared. Google Adsense is the online advertising monopoly and they have banned us. Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have blocked and shadow-banned our accounts. But we won't put up a paywall. Because never has the free world needed independent journalism more.

Everyone who reads our reporting knows the Geller Report covers the news the media won't. We cannot do our ground-breaking report without your support. We must continue to report on the global jihad and the left's war on freedom. Our readers’ contributions make that possible.

Geller Report's independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our work is critical in the fight for freedom and because it is your fight, too.

Please contribute to our ground-breaking work here.


Make a monthly commitment to support The Geller Report – choose the option that suits you best.

Contribute Monthly - Choose One

Have a tip we should know? Your anonymity is NEVER compromised. Email tips@thegellerreport.com

Pin It on Pinterest