The Faces Of 20 Dead Aussie Jihadis

One was a bricklayer. Another was a bit-part actor. There was a council worker. A couple of teenagers, barely out of school. A pair of champion kickboxers.

The Australians blown apart by bombs and bullets while fighting for terror groups overseas come from backgrounds that were far from extraordinary.

Yet something inspired all of them to extreme violence that led inexorably to their violent deaths.