It is being reported that a US drone strike killed the infamous British jihadi Sally Jones also known as the ‘White Widow’.
The US Air Force Predator strike is said to have taken place close to the border between Syria and Iraq.
A Whitehall source today confirmed Jones’s death after she left her home in Chatham, Kent, with her 12-year-old son JoJo in 2013 to join ISIS in Syria.
The source said: “The Americans zapped her trying to get away from Raqqa. Quite frankly, it’s good riddance.” CIA chiefs told their UK counterparts that a Predator killed 50-year-old Jones in June. But news of the success has been kept quiet on both sides of the Atlantic amid fears Jojo may also have died. – The Sun
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