Who are the young men hellbent on holy war, making their way to Syria to fight?
Turns out, they’re fairly similar to the rest of their counterparts around the world. Take Dutch-born Israfil Yilmaz, a man of Turkish descent using social media to catalog his life as a jihadist in Syria. His Instagram feed was removed after Vocativ posted some of his photos Wednesday, but his Twitter and Tumblr account, Battlefields of Syria, are goldmines of vivid scenes from the front lines of Syria’s ongoing civil war.
The photos offer a unique look at the front lines of Syria’s violent conflict