A “kill list” of 8,786 names and addresses in the U.S. and U.K. was reportedly released by an ISIS-affiliated group known as the United Cyber Caliphate (UCC). The group posted a horrifying video online on Sunday inciting their followers to “Kill them wherever you find them.”
According to a Fox News report, a message was sent out by the terrorists via a private messaging app called Telegram on Sunday night warning that they would soon release their list of intended victims.
“About 10 minutes later, the hackers posted the actual list, which includes names of seemingly random individuals from primarily the U.S. and U.K.,” according to the terror monitor SITE.
More than 7,000 of the names on the list were American citizens, according to the report.
“We have a message to the people of the U.S. and most importantly your President Trump,” said text on the video.
“Know that we continue to wage war against you. Know that your counter attacks only make us stronger. The UCC will start a new step in this war against you.”
The “kill list” includes individual phone numbers and emails, but where they came from is as of yet unknown, and it’s not clear how serious the threat really is.
Terror analysts say it’s not yet determined how serious a threat the list may pose in the U.S. and elsewhere.
“This group has released several ‘kill lists’ in the past and so far there’s been no confirmed incident of someone on the list being directly targeted or attacked,” according to the report.
On March 16th, the group reportedly released a video saying its leader, Osed Agha, had been killed in a U.S. airstrike. They threatened to retaliate in the video.
H/T: Fox News
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