BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:20 P.M.) – The Turkish Islamic State member that was filmed burning two Turkish soldiers alive in Syria this year was reportedly imprisoned in Turkey in 2012 and 2015, Dogan News Agency claimed on Saturday.
Hasan Aydin, the Islamic State terrorist in the execution video, was pictured by local journalists during his arrest by the Turkish authorities in 2012
Aydin was reportedly a known Islamic State terrorist, but was still released by the Turkish authorities in both 2012 and 2015.
According to the Dogan News Agency, Aydin disappeared in May 2015 and was later discovered to have joined the Islamic State in Menbeij, Aleppo.
Aydin is still at-large and his whereabouts are still unknown, despite the cooperation of his family in Turkey.