One of three British schoolgirls who had left the UK to join the Daesh terrorist organization in Syria, is believed to have been killed in an air strike there, according to media reports.
Kadiza Sultana, 17, from east London traveled to Syria in February 2015 with her friends Shamima Begum and Amira Abase, who are both around 15.
The schoolgirls were feared to have been radicalized by Daesh’s online propaganda.
Previously released CCTV images appeared to show the trio passing through a coach station in the Turkish city of Istanbul en route to the country’s south east. They reportedly proceeded to travel onward to the Syrian border.
British media reported that Sultana had grown disillusioned with life under Daesh and was planning to flee back to Britain.
However, Sultana’s family, who had been in contact with her by phone, said they believe she was killed in a Russian airstrike back in May, according to ITV News.