Brits new psychological warfare weapon against ISIS-is blasting Indian music

In their effort to drive ISIS out of Libya, British forces are reportedly using a new form of psychological warfare to “annoy” the terrorists.

ISIS considers music un-Islamic. So, according to the Times of India, a Pakistani-born intelligence officer, with the British Army, suggested using it to torment them. Specifically, hits from Bollywood.

Libyan troops are currently being trained on how to drive out ISIS from the town of Sirte- which lies halfway between Tripoli and Benghazi. It’s believed that the terrorist group has around 4,000 insurgents in the coastal city, which it’s held for nearly 2 years.

Sharia law, which is imposed inside Sirte, bans all things “western or frivolous” – including the famous tunes from northern India.

In this latest operation – British units are intercepting ISIS communications and blasting them with the music. They also reportedly dumped two cars in Sirte, which were blaring with Bollywood music.

Besides the fact that it’s tormenting the terrorists, this new method of using music as a weapon  is helping reveal ISIS hiding places. According to several media reports, ISIS members complain  over the radio about the music playing, giving away their exact locations.

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  • Michele graduated with a B.S. in Telecommunication from the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications. She has spent numerous years working in the news industry in south Florida, including many positions ranging from being a news writer at WSVN, the Fox affiliate in Miami to being an associate news producer at WPLG-TV, the ABC affiliate in Miami. Michele has also worked in Public Relations and Marketing.

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