He left behind four kids along with the proud wife to go die in jihad. Priorities: gotta love ’em. Of course, there’s a cushy welfare state to fall back on when hubby decides to slay and be slain in Allah’s cause (Qur’an 9:111). “Swedish suicide bomber in Iraq,” from Stockholm News, November 19 (thanks to David):
The Swedish 36-year-old went to Iraq – to die as a martyr for the terrorist group The Islamic State of Iraq. In the city of Mosul, he blew himself up and killed several people. Back home in Sweden he left his wife and four children.
Information about the man was published on a Internet forum used by the terrorist network Al Qaeda, writes the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten. Also on other forums there are details on the 36-year-old, a Swedish citizen written on an address in a Stockholm suburb.
The man was born in 1974 in Tunisia and came to Sweden in 2000. The year before he married his Swedish wife abroad. In 2003 he became a Swedish citizen and started up a cleaning business which he ran until 2005.
According to newspaper Svenska Dagbladet, in 2008, he enlisted for The Islamic State of Iraq, a terrorist group supported by Al-Qaeda in Iraq.
In 2010, in the city of Mosul in northern Iraq, the father of four blew himself up in a suicide bomb attack which kill and injure several Iraqi policemen. The exact date is unclear.
He is now hailed as a martyr and hero for this deed on Islamic websites.
Back home in Sweden lives his wife and young children. His wife knew that her husband was in Iraq to fight in the war, she tells newspaper Expressen.
She was told that her man had died over the telephone.
“There was a man who called me. He said very short: ‘Your husband is dead. He has become a martyr.’ And hung up,” she told the newspaper.
“What he has done is right. I’m proud of him.”