Fidelity bank banner UBA banner
Most wanted female terrorist meets waterloo

By News Express on 13/10/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,955

•Late Afrobea•Most wanted female terrorist Sally Jones a.k.a the White Widowt legend Fela Anikul
•Late Afrobea•Most wanted female terrorist Sally Jones a.k.a the White Widowt legend Fela Anikul

Britain’s most wanted female terrorist Sally Jones, nicknamed the White Widow, has reportedly been killed in a drone strike.

The fugitive Jihadi, who was once a punk rock singer, was said to have been killed in June in a United States strike close to the border between Syria and Iraq.

For more than three years, Jones has been the world’s most wanted female terrorist and is now said to have become one of the list of infamous Britons to die after joining Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil).

She fled to Syria from Kent in 2013 to marry computer hacker Junaid Hussain, an Isil fighter from Birmingham, and took her then 11-year-old son, Joe “JoJo” Dixon, with her.

A Whitehall source told The Sun: “The Americans zapped her trying to get away from Raqqa. Quite frankly, it’s good riddance.”

CIA officials told their UK counterparts that a US Air Force Predator killed 50-year-old Jones in June, the newspaper reports.

The delay in her apparent death emerging is said to have been over fears her son might have also been killed in the strike. It is not known if her son was with her.

US intelligence chiefs said they cannot be 100 per cent certain that the strike killed Jones as there was no attempt to recover any of her DNA.

Jones had been a single mother of two living on benefits when she met her future husband, then 19, online and became besotted with him.

Hussain told Jones he wanted to leave to join Isil and encouraged her to join him.

Using the pseudonym Umm Hussain al-Britani, Jones is believed to have recruited dozens of women to the terror group by boasting on social media of how wonderful life was in the caliphate.

She encouraged followers to carry out attacks against the West while defending Isil’s beheadings and vowing to do the same.

Her partner was killed in a drone strike on his car in August 2015, she then became know as the White Widow.

She was believed to have been living in Raqqa with her son and was in charge of training all European female recruits, or “muhajirat”.

She was entrusted with leading the secretive female wing of the Anwar al-Awlaki battalion, a unit founded by her late husband that is composed solely of foreign fighters with the purpose of planning and executing attacks in the West.

A young British boy appeared in an Isil propaganda video last year.

The smiling blue-eyed child appeared in army fatigues, holding a gun and standing over a kneeling prisoner in an orange jumpsuit before shooting him in the head.

The scene was reminiscent of the Jihadi John executions which took place over the autumn of 2014, except in this case the killer’s face was not masked by a balaclava.

“Isil wants another famous Briton to boost their credentials,” the activist said. “Especially after the death of Emwazi.”

Joe’s grandparents are reported to have recognised him in the footage, although there has been no official confirmation of the child’s identity.

•Text courtesy of The Telegraph

 


Source News Express

Posted 13/10/2017 05:53:34 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Buruji Kashamu after my life — Gbenga Daniel...

Mbaka’s prophecy on alleged plots to kill Buhari...

Kaduna issues security alert

Campaign fund thieves will not occupy any posts...

6 out of 10 Nigerian children subjected to...

Bayelsa Polls: APC governors, others shun Sylva’s campaign...

Day of anger as NLC, TUC march to...

Letter that shook OBJ: Iyabo under pressure to...

FG expresses satisfaction with pace of Niger Delta...

7 fake revenue agents apprehended in Anambra

Lai Mohammed diverting ministry’s funds towards Buhari’s re-election...

Rising violence in Northwestern Nigeria kills 371: Amnesty...

 

Latest News Key leader of group that abducted Leah Sharibu killed: Military Cross River: APC chairman, wife die in ghastly motor accident Vigilante Security Summit holds in Abuja Monday Kidnapped Zamfara twins regain freedom Jaafar Jaafar APC to roll out campaign plans in one week 2019 Polls: Atiku to launch ‘policy document’ on Monday 2019: Oshiomhole lied; South-East solidly behind Obi — Aide 2019: Presidential, NASS campaigns begin today: INEC Otedola endorses Sanwo-Olu for Lagos governor Troops foil another Boko Haram attack in Borno Nigeria records 800,000 preterm births annually Fayemi okays N30,000 minimum wage

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (421,519 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (390,219 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (323,149 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (271,708 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (244,288 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (227,555 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (209,165 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (190,728 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (176,004 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (168,649 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (165,178 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (152,057 views)

 

Zenith Zero Balance First Bank banner

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (73) Business & Economy (3,797) Business Verdict (54) Columnists (964) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (567) Features (669) Global Business Monitor (310) International (2,692) Interview (167) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (146) Maggie's Blog (37) News (40,621) Opinion (1,142) Pidgin (13) Politics (7,767) Religion (901) Sports (1,777) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera