Jihadist who declared war on Christians 'killed'

Sally Jones White Widow

Sally Jones White Widow

The Sun reported on Thursday that the Central Intelligence Agency told their British counterparts that Jones, 50, died in an airstrike near the Syria-Iraq border.

British jihadist Sally Jones has been killed in a USA drone strike in Syria, Sky sources say. There have been several such claims of IS militants having been killed only for them to resurface months later.

Both Jones and Hussain were accused of trying to recruit extremists to carry attacks out in the U.K. She was linked to around 20 Twitter accounts and posted messages of support of ISIS and extremist comments- including a picture of her dressed as a nun pointing a gun towards the camera.

Jones became known as the White Widow after her British jihadist husband Junaid Hussain was killed in a United States drone strike in August 2015.

It is possible that her her 12-year-old son Jojo was killed with her. "Quite frankly, it's good riddance", a British source told The Sun on Wednesday. She travelled to Syria with Joe "Jojo" Dixon, her youngest son from a previous relationship, later that year.

Jones has used her son-who has previously appeared in an ISIS execution video-as a human shield in the past, prompting speculation that he may have been killed in the drone strike. "Come here I'll do it for you".

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The wife of another immigrant to the so-called Islamic caliphate said she knew Jones and described her as "very cute". I wouldn't go into central London through June or July.

Former Ministry of Defence head of counter terror Major General Chip Chapman said Jones' alliance with Hussain and her recruitment role would have made her a "significant" target.

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

Reports suggest she was killed by a US Air Force Predator strike as she was attempting to flee Raqqa in Syria heading to Syria stronghold Mayadin.

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

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