(The Blaze) A group of citizen journalists who post at a crowd-funded investigative blog may have discovered the location of a secret Islamic State training area in Iraq, using simple online tools like Google Earth and photos jihadi militants posted themselves.

The website Bellingcat, which published the revelation, earlier this month raised $85,000 in a Kickstarter campaign to launch the site, which encourages lay investigators to research conflict zones and other “issues that are being ignored.”

Users of the site together began by examining an Islamic State Twitter account and the photos of its training camp in Ninewa Province in Iraq that the group posted on Justpaste.it.

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