Extra British ladies who joined Islamic State recognized at Syria camps – Sky sources | UK Information


Extra Britons who joined Islamic State – primarily ladies – are believed to have been recognized at Syrian camps in the previous couple of days.

Sky sources say it’s only considered a small quantity however there might be extra British nationals who’ve but to be recognized.

It comes as a pregnant British schoolgirl who joined the phobia group and married an IS fighter mentioned she didn’t remorse fleeing the UK – however needs to come back dwelling so her child might be taken care of.

Shamima Begum was tracked down by The Instances to a refugee camp in northern Syria.

She fled the UK in 2015 with two different pals and mentioned she had been residing “a traditional life” within the caliphate, interrupted by “bombing and stuff”.

The 19-year-old is amongst 39,000 others who’ve fled combating in Islamic State’s final bastion of Baghuz in Syria.

Shamima Begum
Shamima Begum joined the phobia group however now needs to come back dwelling

Round 20,000 civilians, largely IS households, had been evacuated earlier than the city got here underneath siege final week by coalition forces who’ve mentioned it’s the last “decisive” battle towards IS.

Sky’s overseas affairs editor, Deborah Haynes, mentioned: “In the previous couple of days a lot of different British nationals are believed to have been recognized in these camps in northern Syria.

“Nearly all of these individuals are believed to be British ladies. I haven’t got names in the intervening time but it surely does provide you with an indication that this isn’t a single, isolate case. There are others.

“Clearly, the British authorities must regulate those which might be British as a result of clearly there is a case of what to do with them, and a lot of them would wish to be coming again to the UK, you’d think about.”

Safety minister Ben Wallace advised Sky Information it was “worrying” that Shamima Begum didn’t remorse going, and that “folks know what they’re stepping into”.

The federal government’s place, he mentioned, was that “actions have penalties”, including that the general public can be frightened about folks returning to a rustic “they apparently hate”.

Shamima Begum advised The Instances she had by no means seen an execution throughout her time with IS, “however I noticed a beheaded head within the bin”.

“It did not faze me in any respect,” she mentioned.

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