This is some old testament stuff right here, folks.
Islamic State fighters are falling ill in their droves to a deadly flesh-eating virus.
Known as Leishmaniasis, the disease is spreading at a fast thanks to pollution and poor hygiene conditions and there have been more than 100,000 cases reported, the Sun has reported.
It causes large open wounds which eat away at flesh, is fatal if not treated with a simple course of medicine.
But the jihadi fighters are refusing medical treatment which has led to more outbreaks.
People in the Islamic State’s capital Raqqa, in war-torn Syria, are at the highest risk.
Doctors from non-government organisation (NGO) Medecins Sans Frontieres were initially trying to curb the outbreaks but have now left since Islamic State set up.
Read more: mirror.co.uk