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22 Super Easy Ways To Avoid Getting Killed By Drones

Al-Qaeda extremists fleeing a hideout in northern Mali accidentally left behind a tip sheet on how to avoid death by drone. (via AP )

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1. Use a Russian-made "Skygrabber" device to infiltrate the drone's waves and frequencies. This will allow you to know the drone's mission.

2. Use radio transmitters to jam the frequencies used to control the drone and disrupt the GPS signal. "The Mujahideen have had successful experiments using the Russian-made 'Racal' device."

4. Use a group of skilled snipers to hunt and shoot down drones. Focus on the reconnaissance drones because they fly closer to the ground, often as low as 6 kilometers or less.

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Note: Instructions have been translated from Arabic and lightly edited for clarity.

5. Disrupt electronic communication using an "ordinary water-lifting dynamo" (an electric pump) fitted with a 30-meter copper pole.

6. Jam electronic communication devices by running old equipment -- with strong frequencies -- at all times. These are tactics "similar to [those] used by the Yugoslav army when they used the microwave [oven] to attract and confuse the NATO missiles."

7. Discover the presence of drones through well-placed reconnaissance networks and "warn all the formations to halt any movement in the area."

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Note: Instructions have been translated from Arabic and lightly edited for clarity.

15. Use underground shelters, because the missiles fired by drone planes are usually fragmented anti-personnel missiles and not "anti-buildings".

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Note: Instructions have been translated from Arabic and lightly edited for clarity.

16. Avoid gathering in open areas. In urgent cases, meet in a building with multiple doors and exits.

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Note: Instructions have been translated from Arabic and lightly edited for clarity.

18. Trick the enemy into targeting fake gatherings. Use dolls and statues to mislead them.

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Note: Instructions have been translated from Arabic and lightly edited for clarity.

19. When you discover that a drone is after a car, everyone should leave the car immediately and go in different directions because the planes are unable to get after everyone.

20. Use natural barricades like forests and caves when there is an urgent need for training or gathering for a meeting.

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Note: Instructions have been translated from Arabic and lightly edited for clarity.

22. Leaders and those sought after should not use communications equipment because the enemy usually keeps a voice tag through which the enemy can identify the speaking person and then locate him.

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Note: Instructions have been translated from Arabic and lightly edited for clarity.

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