British 'White Widow' terrorist killed by United States drone strike in Syria

British ISIS recruiter Sally Jones has reportedly been killed in an air strike

Reports suggest that Jones and her son were both killed in a drone strike in June, but this has not been officially confirmed.

Jones regularly posted progaganda on social media (using a number of different accounts) but there has been a noticeable lack of activiy over recent months. "Quite frankly, it's good riddance", a British source told The Sun on Wednesday. She was a key recruiter of British aspiring ISIS fighters and was soon put on a USA kill list, though she continued to provide online guidance on everything from how to make homemade bombs to the best way of getting to Syria.

Sally Jones, a former punk rocker from Kent, United Kingdom, who gained notoriety as "Mrs Terror" after joining the Islamic State group (also called ISIS), was reportedly killed in a United States drone strike along with her 12-year old son Jojo in Syria as she tried to escape Raqqa, the Sun reported.

Jone's jihadi husband, Junaid Hussain, was killed in a 2015 drone strike.

I guess that career didn't pan out for her, because she had converted to Islam, changed her name to Sakinah Hussain and moved to the Syrian Islamic State stronghold, Raqqa.

Major Gen Chip Chapman, the former head of counter-terrorism at the Ministry of Defence, told the Press Association that she would have been a "significant" target due to her marriage to Hussain and role as a recruiter.




"That way. when you interrogate someone, you get more information".

Following her husband's death, Jones was reportedly placed in charge of the female wing of IS' Anwar al-Awlaki batallion - a foreign fighter unit formed with the goal of planning and executing attacks in the West.

"If you take out those who are high value target women it is going to have an impact at the operation level of IS".

A spokesperson for British Prime Minister Theresa May declined to comment on the report, but said that the "U.K. advises against all travel to Syria". "She is the first woman I know of who's been specifically targeted in this way".

He continued: "Even if he got up to really bad things, he shouldn't have been targeted".

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