Dutch jihadi heart-throb who received 10,000 marriage proposals after posting pictures of himself holding kittens is killed in air strike on ISIS stronghold
- Israfil Yilmaz left Royal Netherlands Army in 2013 to join rebels in Syria
- Received incredible 10,000 marriage proposals from legion of female fans
- Posted pictures on social media showing him holding kittens and a baby
- Believed to have been killed in an airstrike on Syrian stronghold of Raqqa
A Dutch jihadi heart-throb who received 10,000 marriage proposals after posting pictures of himself holding kittens has been killed in an air strike in Syria, it has been claimed.
Israfil Yilmaz was reported to have died in a bombing raid on the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, in the north of the country.
The terrorist, believed to have been aged 28, courted the media and featured in a series of news interviews explaining why he had fled to join the extremists.
And on one occasion, he even held a question and answer session using Tumblr, addressing questions including ‘do you miss your mother’ to which he replied ‘At times, yes’.
But he also issued chilling responses to other questions, apparently joking about gay men deserving to be ‘thrown off a high building’ the New York Times reports.
His popularity among the ranks of ISIS was such that he received an astonishing 10,000 marriage requests during his time as a jihadi fighter up until his marriage.
On one post, before the account was closed down by Tumblr, he posted a picture of himself holding a kitten and another showed him holding a new born child aloft.
According to the New York Times, Yilmaz is of Turkish descent and left the Royal Netherlands Army in 2013 to
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