Queensland teenager Oliver Bridgeman denies joining al-Qaida affiliate in Syria

Queensland teenager Oliver Bridgeman has denied any links to an al-Qaida affiliated militia in Syria, claiming he crossed into the war-ravaged country to “do what I can to help people”.

Speaking to Guardian Australia from an undisclosed location in Syria, the 18-year-old, who left Toowoomba in March, said he hoped to return to Australia one day, maintaining “I haven’t done anything wrong”.

  • Maggat

    Hey buddy, when you are writhing around in the sand with a gut shot, try to rationalize not doing anything wrong.

  • dance…dancetotheradio

    Another fucking ginger.
    And I have freckles, too.