Surrendered Islamic State militants and their relatives recounted their experiences of fighting for the militant organisation, while en route to a Syrian Democratic Forces’ camp on February 28, having previously left the last remaining ISIS stronghold near Baghouz.
“I am Radvan, I was in ISIS. I come from Indonesia. I am from the squad ‘Caliphate’s young lions.’ My father is fighting for ISIS,” the son of an ISIS militant said.
An ISIS militant of Tunisian origin told his story about joining the militant group and provided some details of his experiences.
“We took a ride to Deir Ezzor where the Syrian Army Air Force, which opened fire on us, appeared. And I was wounded,” he said.