BYE-BYE 72 VIRGINS: Islamic State’s Worst Nightmare Are Women Soldiers
As it is believed that many jihadists fear that being killed by a woman would cost them their promised “paradise” in the afterlife, it is worth noting that a Kurdish female is one of two commanders leading the resistance against the Islamic State’s quest to capture the strategic Syrian border town of Kobane.
“Mayssa Abdo, known by the nom-de-guerre of Narin Afrin, is commanding the YPG in Kobane along with Mahmud Barkhodan,” said the rights group leader Rami Abdel Rahman.
Afrin, who is believed to be 40 years old and hails from the Afrin region of the Aleppo province, is just one of a number of women who have answered a call to duty by joining the peshmerga to fight the Islamic State terrorists.
Women involvement in the fight against the Islamic State plays a significant role in upsetting ISIS militants’ mental state because they fear being killed by a woman will result in them being sent to “hell”, one 27-year-old female fighter named Tekoshin told AFP.
“I think [they] were more afraid of us than of the men,” she said. “They believe they’ll go to hell if they die at a woman’s hands.”
U.S. Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., in an interview with The New York Post in September also referenced that notion when he climed that Jihadists fear being killed by women because under jihadist law they would be denied the “paradise” they were promised in the afterlife, which also includes a God-given 72 virgins.
“These ISIS soldiers apparently believed that if they were killed in battle, they went to paradise as long as they were killed by a man,” Royce said. “And these
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