Melbourne Isis recruit and former model Sharky Jam
Melbourne Isis recruit and former model Sharky Jama reportedly killed in Syria Melbourne man and former model Sharky Jama has reportedly been killed in Syria after joining Islamic State militants last year. SBS says Jamas father Dada Jama confirmed his death after he received a phone call on Monday, saying that his son had been shot.
He was told by his friends, SBS Radio Somali broadcaster Ibrahim Mohamed said.
"He got a text message and he received a phone call from Syria, someone has told him his son has passed away. Then he said I tried his number, because he has contact with his son. Automatically, it goes to voicemail, thats what he said, and then he knew that his son is gone," Mohamed told SBS. Sharky Jama was reportedly shot in Syria, but he was believed to be living in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, which is held by Isis militants. Mohamed told SBS that Dada Jama would be speaking to the Somali community to urge them to ensure their children dont fall prey to militants. Condolences have been posted on Facebook, where Jamas friends have been mourning his death. "Allah bless your soul," a cousin, Habiba Warsame, on Facebook under a photo of Jama. "All them beautiful memories and time we shared I shall keep dear to my heart."