ISIS Mastermind Brags About Travelling Across Europe Unhampered to Plot Mayhem

ISIS mastermind Abdelhamid Abaaoud bragged about travelling across Europe unimpeded to plot mayhem and violence.
Sadistic: Abaaoud is seen laughing and joking as he mercilessly toys with the bodies of his victims, dragging them along in his truck. (Daily Mail)

ISIS mastermind Abdelhamid Abaaoud has become an ISIS executioner and trainer.
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Abdelhamid Abaaoud appeared in the ISIS Dabiq magazine discussing his plans for Europe. (BBC)

Daily Mail reported:


The mastermind of the Paris massacres has bragged of travelling across Europe at will to plot murder and mayhem.

Despite being on wanted lists, Abdelhamid Abaaoud has shuttled between Syria and Europe, exploiting the migrant crisis on EU borders.
The 27-year-old has been able to plan two atrocities and brainwash hundreds of young men to join Islamic State, including his 13-year-old brother.

And he recruited two brothers he had known since childhood to carry out Friday’s murders of 129 people. Abaaoud told an IS propaganda magazine he was arrested in Europe in January preparing a mission to kill civilians and behead policemen. Incredibly, he claims he was not detained.

‘My name and picture were all over the news yet I was able to stay in their homeland, plan operations against them and leave safely when doing so became necessary,’ he said. His taunts emerged as:

  • George Osborne warned of deadly cyber-attacks on planes and hospitals;
  • British police revealed they were tracking 3,000 suspects and arresting them at the rate of one a day;
  • They said seven plots have been stopped over the past 12 months;
  • David Cameron likened Islamic State to the Nazis and called for the Blitz spirit;
  • Francois Hollande warned European border controls must be tightened.

A Belgian of Moroccan origin, Abaaoud has been named by security services in France and Belgium as the man behind the Paris attacks.

In IS propaganda videos, he styles himself as an executioner and is seen amid piles of corpses.

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