ISIS Training Camp

A combination of pictures from an ISIS training camp and living base in one neighborhood in Mosul

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Not enough beds in the training camp, so office is also used for sleeping

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The same room from another angle (yes, taste is a little off 🙂 ). Before ISIS took it, it was a very fancy private house

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Less fancy office

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Sleeping room #2

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Sleeping space

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Dorms

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This base used to be a retirement house… but ISIS took it, killing everyone who used to live there

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Dorms. Windows are dark so that fighters could sleep during the day

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“Brother Jihadist, keep quiet and stay clean!”

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Dorms

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More dorms

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Sleeping room and someone’s personal items

 

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According to friendly civilians, ISIS fighters were sleeping in this camp a night before we came (we came at 8AM… basically “missing” them by 1-2 hours)

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Dining hall in the training camp

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“Brother Muslim, be careful with the food and clean”

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Cooking equipment

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Iraqi flag

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As expected in the training camp – military stuff is everywhere

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Manuals

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Manuals

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Manuals

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Manuals

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Manuals

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Manuals

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Manuals

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Manuals

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More military stuff

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Manuals

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Hallway

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Back of a training uniform says “Military camp of Sheikh Abu Ahmad”

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The other side of this building was not cleared/secured, so picture was taken from the corner of this side

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Time for some sports

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This used to be an ISIS position, and now it is ours (compare the weapons)

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Yes, the weapons ISIS has are very very old and in poor condition

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Electricity generator

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Medical office

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Documents and even a cell phone were left for us

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Mosque

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“City Document”

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ISIS bus parked inside the camp

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Fake weapon for practice

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10 important religious issues

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Running from one side of the building to the other (through an uncomfortably large not entirely secured open space)

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Camp building from the street

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Taking some stuff with us