The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria this week showed off an apparent Scud ballistic missile that experts believe was stolen from the Syrian army.

Images published on social media sites and Twitter accounts affiliated with the militant jihadist group depicted a large missile, described as a Scud, being paraded on a truck without a launcher through the streets of the Syrian city of Raqqa, which is under ISIS control, the London Daily Telegraph reports. However, issue analysts said the weapon probably cannot be operated.

Charles Lister, a Syria analyst with the Brookings Institution’s Doha Center, said the seized Scud was “99pc useless.” […]