English city stunned by family's flight to join Islamic State




 
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June 19th, 2015  
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Topic: English city stunned by family's flight to join Islamic State


By Michael Holden BRADFORD, England (Reuters) - Zahoor Ahmed shakes his head in disbelief as he surveys the back of a terraced house belonging to the family of the three Dawood sisters, believed to have traveled to Syria to join Islamic State militants and brought their nine children with them. "Why would you go to Syria? The case came to light just two days after reports that Talha Asmal, a 17-year-old from Dewsbury just a few miles from Bradford, had carried out an Islamic State attack in Iraq, becoming what is believed to be Britain's youngest suicide bomber.




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