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Islamic State militants have launched an urgent appeal for people under their control to donate blood after suffering heavy casualties in Coalition air strikes, it was reported today.
U.S. and partner nations conducted three air strikes in Syria and six in Iraq since Sunday which followed 56 bombing raids by Jordan in retaliation for the murder of its pilot.
The attacks have reportedly killed dozens of jihadists and left many more seriously injured.
In the terror group's de facto capital of Raqqa, fighters are understood to be calling for residents to give blood to treat their wounded comrades.
Syrians donate blood during a campaign to supply field hospitals in Aleppo in March last year. Islamic State militants have now launched their own urgent appeal for people under their control to donate blood after suffering heavy casualties in Coalition air strikes, it has been reported
Anti-ISIS activist group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently (RIBSS) claims people are being urged to donate regardless of their blood group such is the need to replenish stocks.
It is not the first time ISIS has adopted such measures.
Last month, a pregnant teenager who was captured by Islamic State militants has revealed how girls are being forced to give blood transfusions to keep their attackers alive.
Sex slave: Hamshe, an Iraqi Yazidi girl, told last month how girls are being forced to give blood transfusions to keep their attackers alive