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Daily Mail ISIS Executioner Tweet Concentrates On 'Rugged Good Looks'

15/06/2014 22:49 BST | Updated 15/06/2014 23:59 BST

The most heinous of crimes committed by the militants of ISIS this weekend include videoing the beheading of an Iraqi police chief and the mass execution of dozens of Iraqi soldiers.

But rather than concentrate on the bloodshed and misery meted out by the fanatics some news outlets have chosen to concentrate on something else...

That's right, at least he's a handsome chappy.

The reaction to the tweet has been one along the lines of 'MAX WTF'...

To be fair the article does highlight how Shakir Wahiyib is one of the few ISIS members willing to be photographed unmasked but their claim this is "winning hearts" has yet to be verified.