Photos: Islamic State torches musical instruments, cigarrettes in Libya

Instrumental music is banned according to the extreme form of Salafi Islam practiced by Islamic State.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 19, 2015 11:07

A group of masked ISIS members torching a pile of drums that were confiscated by the religious police.. (photo credit: MEMRI)

Islamic State recently took to the streets burning piles of musical instruments and boxes of cigarettes in the Barqa province of eastern Libya.

The photos were published by Islamic State's media wing on Wednesday, showing the items, which were confiscated by its religious police, being torched by fire by masked Islamic State members.

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Instrumental music is banned according to the extreme form of Salafi Islam practiced by Islamic State. 




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