British jihadist Sally Jones threatens to blow herself up after husband killed in Raqqa strike


Former punk rocker Sally Jones has joined the ranks of ISIS and vowed to blow herself up after the death of her husband in an airstrike in Raqqa. File photo

ARA News 

DAMASCUS – Sally Jones, who left the UK to join the extremist group of Islamic State (ISIS), has threatened to blow herself up after her husband was killed in a drone strike by the U.S.-led coalition in Syria’s Raqqa.

Jones, 47, is a former punk rocker, originally from Kent. She has converted to Islam and has been radicalized recently through direct contact with jihadist groups online. 

Quoting a Muslim extremist woman who killed herself along with scores of Russian soldiers in a truck bombing in 2000, Jones has expressed herself on the social media that she could be about to become a “black widow” suicide bomber.

The term “Black Widows” refers to a group of Chechen Muslim women whose husbands were killed by the Russian forces in Chechnya.

She moved to Syria with her 10-year-old son in 2013 and joined ISIS after being brainwashed. 

“I know what I’m doing. Paradise has a price and I hope this will be the price for Paradise,” Jones tweeted.  If she carried out her threat, she would be ISIS’s first widely known female suicide bomber.

Her husband Junaid Hussain, 21, was a cyber-hacker and a key propagandist and recruiter for the ISIS terror group. He was killed in an airstrike in Raqqa, the major bastion of ISIS in Syria.

Jones has been following her husband’s path, recruiting young men and women to join ISIS’s ranks. 

“I would never love anyone but him,” the extremist widow said on Tweeter, referring to her dead husband, though the group’s leadership prevents widows from staying a long time without husbands, according to ISIS-linked sources. 

Jones’s message came after her husband found killed in an airstrike by a U.S.-led drone on Raqqa last August.

Reporting by: Resho Issa 

Source: ARA News

For the latest news follow us on Twitter

Join our Weekly Newsletter


Related Items

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

six + fifteen =