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Concerned Citizen Confuses Jacket Hanging in Tree for ISIS Flag

A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul in this June 23, 2014 file photo.
Photo: Reuters/Corbis

When a watchful resident of Porto Recanati, Italy, called police concerned that his neighbor was flying an ISIS flag, cops immediately went to the offending house to investigate. But the call was a false alarm: Instead of an ISIS flag, investigators foundnothing more than a jacket, swept into the trees after being hung out to dry.” Black jackets are Europe’s most fashionable enemy.

‘ISIS Flag’ Actually Just Jacket Stuck in Tree