‘Sun’ reports British jihadi ‘White Widow’ killed by US drone
Sally Jones, a British jihadi who recruited online for the Islamic State group, has been killed in Syria by a US drone along with her 12-year-old son, the ‘Sun’ newspaper reported yesterday.
A convert to Islam from southern England, Jones was nicknamed the “White Widow” by the British press after her jihadi husband Junaid Hussain, also an IS militant, was killed by a drone in 2015.
Quoting a British intelligence source who had been briefed by US counterparts, the ‘Sun’ reported that Jones and her son had been killed in June close to Syria’s border with Iraq, as she was attempting to flee the IS stronghold of Raqqa. – Reuters