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Sally Jones believed killed in Syria drone strike

By KentOnline reporter

British jihadist Sally Jones has been killed by a US drone strike, according to reports.

The one-time punk rocker from Chatham went to Syria in 2013. 

But now, according to The Sun, she has been killed close to the Iraq-Syria border by an American aircraft. 

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Chatham mum Sally Jones was on a Pentagon kill list.

Chatham mum Sally Jones was on a Pentagon kill list.

Her 12-year-old son JoJo Dixon is also thought to have been killed.

Considered Britain's most-wanted woman, Jones, known as the White Widow, was a recruiter for Islamic State.

The Sun quotes a Whitehall source as saying: ”The Americans zapped her trying to get away from Raqqa. Quite frankly, it's good riddance.” 

The report says Jones was killed by a drone close to the border between Syria and Iraq in June.

Chatham mum Sally Jones in a rock band in the early 1990s. Picture YouTube

Chatham mum Sally Jones in a rock band in the early 1990s. Picture: YouTube

Jones, 50, who had gone under the name Umm Hussain al-Britani, issued threats against the UK last year, urging Muslim women to launch terrorist attacks during Ramadam.

Earlier this year, it was reported that Jones wanted to return to Britain two years after the death of her husband in an American drone strike.

Jones, a former punk band guitarist, joined Islamic State in 2013 after marrying partner Junaid Hussain.

The American government then named her as a “specially designated global terrorist” on its Federal Register. 
Sally Jones fled Chatham for a life under Islamic State in Raqqa.

Sally Jones fled Chatham for a life under Islamic State in Raqqa.

 
Hussain was regarded as the most prominent British member of Islamic State after the man known as “Jihadi John”. He was killed in 2015.
 
In 2016 Jones repeatedly warned of terror attacks in London.
 
Using Twitter, she wrote: "To be honest I wouldn’t go into Central London through June... or even July well to be honest I wouldn’t go there at all especially by Tube.”
 
Computer hacker-turned jihadi Junaid Hussain pictured on Twitter with a rifle in his hands.

Computer hacker-turned jihadi Junaid Hussain pictured on Twitter with a rifle in his hands.

 
Jones had also suggested she would be willing to carry out a suicide mission of her own, said she wanted to behead Christians with a blunt knife and encouraged extremists to launch terror attacks on British soil.

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