Bombs for brides: IS dowries revealed in Libya

Islamic State group marriage contracts unearthed by pro-government forces battling the group in Libya reveal that the jihadists offered their brides unusual dowries: machineguns and explosive belts. Forces allied with the country’s unity government discovered the archives as they searched buildings seized during their months-long battle to oust IS from its coastal bastion of Sirte. The documents belonged to the jihadists’ “Judicial and Complaints Department”.

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