ISIL Islamist militants have posted a video appearing to celebrate last week’s Paris attacks.
The images were released by Furat Media, which according to the Site Intel monitoring group, is a media affiliate of ISIL. They showed three purported French ISIL fighters answering questions about the shootings and bombings.
In it they threatened further violence and called Muslims living in France to be patient. ISIL has claimed responsibility for Friday’s coordinated onslaught in Paris.
France, which has vowed to vanquish terrorism, launched a third round of raids on ISIL targets overnight in Syria.Ten of its warplanes are said to have hit the militant’s HQ in Raqqa, according to the French ministry of defence.
France’s aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle is due to leave for the Eastern Mediterranean to continue airstrikes on a designated sites including where foreign fighters are suspected of being trained.
France will have 36 fighter jets in the region once the Charles de Gaulle reaches the zone, which should be on Thursday.