Austrian teen jihadist ‘likely killed’ in Syria

The 19-year-old Austrian jihadist with Tunisian roots Firas Houidi, who was believed to be fighting with fellow jihadists in Syria may have been killed, according to a report in the Friday edition of the daily newspaper Kurier.

Houidi is currently the target of an international arrest warrant. The newspaper cites a blog called Africa News for the report. Another blogger from Innsbruck with Afghan roots claims to have heard a report of his death by the wife of the Austrian jihadist who last year claimed to have been radicalized at a mosque in Floridsdorf, while declaring allegiance to Isis.