Suicide bomber bursts into tears and is comforted by jihadis before fatal attack in Syria
By Mirror | September 24th 2015
A jihadist suicide bomber was filmed breaking down in tears before being sent to his death in war-torn Syria.
The frightened fighter, named as an Jafar al-Tayyar, from Uzbekistan, is seen being comforted by his fellow militants moments before he launches his deadly attack on Shi'ite town of Fua in Idlib Province - an Assad regime stronghold.
After he climbs into the explosives-packed armored personnel carrier, the young man starts sobbing.
An fellow militant says: "Jafar, my brother, don't be afraid. When you are scared, remember Allah," the militant says.
"I'm just scared I won't succeed,” al-Tayyar tells his fellow militants.
But the footage shows he does succeed - and an earth-shattering explosion rocks the camera at the end of the video.
Drone captures moment reluctant suicide bomber obliterated in giant mushroom cloud after vehicle filled with explosives goes off
It is not known how many people were killed and injured in the blast.
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The video's narrator says he is the "first volunteer mujahid (jihad fighter) of Mawarannahr," a term used by some jihadists to refer to an area of Central Asia corresponding approximately with modern-day Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, southern Kyrgyzstan and southwest Kazakhstan.
He was a fighter for the Imam Bukhari Jamaat, an Uzbek-led faction fighting alongside the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Nusra Front, reports Radio Liberty.
Terror groups, including ISIS, frequently use foreign-born fighters in suicide bomb attacks.
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