Sally Jones was fleeing Raqqa as Isis’s capital fell

Briton, thought to have been killed in a drone strike near the Syrian border, was part of an exodus of foreign fighters as Kurdish and Arab forces closed in

In early June, the British Islamic State member Sally Jones joined an exodus of jihadists from Raqqa as Kurdish and Arab forces closed in on the once impregnable capital of the terror group’s so-called caliphate.

With her on the long march were foreigners and their families who had been based in Raqqa throughout Isis’s meteoric rise and then bloody decline. Many had arrived at the height of its powers from mid-2014. Less than three years later they were engaged in an ignominious retreat.

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