German rapper who joined IS not killed in Syria after all: Pentagon

Denis Cuspert (C), also known by his artist name Deso Dogg, became one of the most famous Western IS fightersA German rapper who became an Islamic State jihadist apparently survived an October air strike in Syria that the US military previously claimed had killed him, the Pentagon has acknowledged. Denis Cuspert, also known by his artist name Deso Dogg, used to rap in Berlin and became one of the most famous Western fighters for the IS extremist group. The Pentagon last year declared Cuspert dead following an October 16 strike near the jihadists’ stronghold of Raqa.

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