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'Iranian Hulk' signs up to fight in Syria

A gigantic Iranian social media star has volunteered to join his countrymen fighting alongside the Assad regime in Syria.

An Iranian power-lifter, nicknamed after a Marvel superhero, has become an international social media star with more than 100,000 followers on Instagram. Sajad Gharibi has also volunteered to join Iranian forces fighting alongside the Assad regime in Syria.

Images courtesy of Sajad Gharibi/Instagram.

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