His career in medicine wasn’t working out. And now The Sydney Morning Herald knows the rest of the story.
On the day he departed for a terrorist training camp in Pakistan, a 21-year-old Sydney student sent a letter to his parents.
“I’m fed up with Westerners,” wrote Izhar ul-Haque, who had just failed his second year of medicine at the University of NSW.
“Western patients look at me as if I’m a frog. They don’t wish to speak English to me. How can I spend five to six years with them?”
A disillusioned ul-Haque told them he was going to take part in a jihad with the militant Islamic terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), fighting the Indian Army for the freedom of Kashmir. And he would fight to his death to become a martyr.