White Widow jihadist ‘killed in drone strike’

The former punk rocker from Kent fled to Syria with her son in 2013 and became a heading recruitment officer for Islamic State.

The Government was sensitive by CIA chiefs in Jun that US forces had killed Jones, 50, in a barb strike close to the Iraq/Syria border, The Sun reports.

However, it was kept secret on both sides of the Atlantic over fears her 12-year-old son Jojo may have also died in the blast.

The Sun says Britains many wanted woman, Sally Jones, has been killed in a drone strike
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The CIA sensitive No 10 about the attack in June, according to The Sun

It stays misleading if he was killed and sources pronounced the attack would have been aborted if it was famous he was close by, the journal added.

Sky’s Defence Correspondent Alistair Bunkall said: “UK Defence sources have told Sky News they trust the strike was successful but doubt some of the fact being reported in the media.

“The UK and US military has been operative closely together on a series of high-profile targets in new months and Jones is believed to have been on that list.”

Jones became famous as the White Widow after her British jihadist husband Junaid Hussain was killed in a US drone strike in Aug 2015.

Before journey to Syria, mechanism hacker Hussain certified edition Tony Blair’s residence in 2011 and was jailed for 6 months after making hoax calls to a UK counter-terror hotline a year later.

IS recruiter Sally Jones is famous to be alive in Raqqa
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IS recruiter Sally Jones fled to Syria in 2013

At the time of his death, the 21-year-old from Birmingham had allegedly been formulation “barbaric attacks against the West”, including terror plots targeting “high form open commemorations”.

In an disdainful report in 2015, Sky News suggested the couple used online messaging services to titillate British would-be recruits to lift out “lone wolf” attacks in the UK.

In one review with an clandestine journalist, Jones minute the materials indispensable to make a explosve and pronounced she could help erect a device remotely.

Following the death of Hussain, Jones was reportedly placed in charge of the womanlike wing of IS’ Anwar al-Awlaki batallion – a unfamiliar warrior section shaped with the purpose of formulation and executing attacks in the West.

The 50-year-old used her Twitter comment to partisan women and shared pictures of herself with weapons.

Junaid Hussain
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Hussain was killed in a US drone strike in Aug 2015

She also posted comments such as: “You Christians all need beheading with a good blunt knife and stuck on the railings at Raqqa … Come here I’ll do it for you.”

Despite this, Sky News was told in Jun that the jihadist was not happy in Syria and wanted to return to Britain.

The wife of another immigrant to the supposed Islamic caliphate pronounced she knew Jones and described her as “very cute”.

She added: “(Jones) was great and wants to get back to Britain but ISIS is preventing her since she is now a military wife. She told me she wish to go to her country.”

Major General Chip Chapman, the former MoD conduct of opposite terror, told Sky News that Jones was a “significant” aim for the US and UK.

Former punk rocker Jones became a heading IS recruiter
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Former punk rocker Jones became a heading IS recruiter

He said: “Recently IS have pronounced women should get concerned in jihad – that’s a sign of weakness.

“If you take out those who are high value aim women it is going to have an impact at the operation turn of IS.”

Asked about reports Jones’ son was killed in the strike, Maj Gen Chapman added: “It is a formidable one since under the UN Charters he is under the age of what we would systematise as a soldier.”

He continued: “Even if he got up to really bad things, he shouldn’t have been targeted. We don’t know for certain either he was with her or not.”

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