Because of Australia‘s tall poppy syndrome, we will lock onto any kind of international cultural representation we can find. No matter what. Any kind of shout out, and we’ll take it, even if –
— Conflict News (@Conflicts) May 17, 2016
Well, there you go. Twitter account Conflict News, which reports on minutiae from battlefields everywhere, but especially Syria and Iraq, reported that the two were captured by the Free Syrian Army, the US coalition backed militia which opposed both ISIS and the rule of Bashar Al-Assad in Syria.
For whatever reason, the fighter pictured on the left here is wearing a shirt of Melbourne hardcore band Deez Nuts. It’s good to get support for local music… right?