A promising life in France given up for jihad

SCHILTIGHEIM, France (AFP) — He had a promising graphic designer job, plans to be a wedding videographer and was a star sportsman in his French town. So how did Youssoup Nassoulkhanov end up in an Islamic State group video praising the Paris attacks?

The streets of Schiltigheim in the Alsace region of eastern France are not a terrorist breeding ground.

Although the town has never quite recovered from the shuttering of factories in the 1980s, and a fifth of the population remains unemployed, it still has a quaint feel and is just 10 minutes from the charming, busy centre of Strasbourg.

Until he disappeared last summer, the polite, hard-working 20-year-old working in the graphics department of the town hall didn’t ring any warning bells.

“We talked, we joked around, he was a good kid. He had no hatred for France or the French or non-Muslims,” said Yann Lymand, who worked next to Nassoulkhanov for over a year.

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  • “he was a good kid. He had no hatred for France or the French or non-Muslims” – yet he joined a murderous organization, dedicated to the destruction of these people he had no hatred for.

    • tom_billesley

      Islam is insidious.

  • Barrington Minge

    No doubt cursed with a tragicly small penis

  • Hard Little Machine

    He was such a nice quiet neighbor. We had no idea there were so many chopped up dead hookers in the basement.

  • It is called standard Islamic brainwashing.

    Then promise him 72 virgins as a reward for jihad. And presto, you have a brainwashed killing machine.

    That’s Islam.

    Unfortunately Islam produces just enough of these fruitcakes to reach a sort of critical mass. Where the fruitcakes control all of Islam.

    http://islamsfatalflaw.blogspot.com/

  • DD_Austin

    the polite, hard-working 20-year-old working in the graphics department of the town hall

    Diversity Program Retard: A person that has no real qualifications besides being a
    minority, the more retarded/freaky the person, the higher the pay, filling a unnecessary government job invented for the very purpose of having a DPR
    in the otherwise monochrome staff photo by the union and management.

  • Dana Garcia

    Dude, success in infidel society is sellin out to The Man — that’s one line of propaganda to squishy young Muslim minds.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    His facial hair gives him away.

  • Petrilla

    Because he was just another stupid arse, brainwashed by the lefties in school, no doubt couldn’t get a girl, voila, in pounced the biggest brainwashers of them all, with promises no normal young man could possibly believe. Yet, he did. And now is an enemy of civilization. Hopefully to get his western reward in an air strike.