Middle East

Failed disguises of fleeing IS fighters

Jarrod Sierocki

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis assumes that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive.

Jihadists in failed female disguises.

AN IS militant didn’t have a chance escaping the frontline in his female make-up disguise.

The jihadist plucked his eyebrows before applying purple eyeshadow, mascara, foundation, blusher and lashings of red lipstick.

It even appears he added a couple of beauty spots to his cheeks to complete the makeover.

He clearly forgot about his moustache and goatee beard and ended up looking more like The Joker.

The picture of the made-up fugitive was released after he was captured by the Iraqi army in Mosul, The Sun reported.

A second snap showed him in his usual battlefield look.

Jarrod Sierocki

The jihadist (left) and his failed disguise (right).Source:The Sun

Jihadists have been so desperate to avoid being detained by forces that have liberated the city.

Other pictures released by Iraqi forces show the ISIS fighters’ hapless attempts at dressing as women.

One fighter captu…

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