Hasakah , Syria — On Tuesday, the Australian government issued a warrant for arresting two of its citizens who participated in the war in Syria.
According to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), the arrest warrant was issued after the publication of photographs of these Australian citizens carrying heads of the pro-Assad soldiers after being slaughtered in Raqqa province, which is controlled by militants of the Islamic State (IS).
The head of anti-terrorism unit in the Australian Federal Police, Neil Gauguin, told the ABC that the arrest warrant issued against two Australian members of IS, Khaled Sharuf and Mohammed Omar, on charges of terrorism.
Gauguin mentioned that the two Australians joined the Islamic State after travelling to Syria and Iraq in December, 2013.
Sharuf published, on his personal account on twitter, pictures belonged to Omar holding heads of two pro-Syrian regime soldiers.
Noteworthy, the Australian government and other Western governments expressed fears of increasing numbers of Australians and foreign fighters from the European countries, America and Canada, joining the ranks of terrorist groups in Syria.
Reporting: Jiwan Ibrahim
Source: ARA News
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