Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Teenage Islamist 'poster girl' who fled Austria to join ISIS is beaten to death after trying to escape from Syria

(Daily Mail)
  • Samra Kesinovic, 17, and Sabina Selimovic, 16 ,disappeared in April 2014
  • They appeared on social networking sites brandishing Kalashnikov rifles
  • UN said one girl, believed to be Sabina was killed last December in fighting
  • Now reports suggest Samra was found trying to flee Raqqa and killed
A teenage Austrian girl who fled to Syria along with her friend is believed to have been beaten to death after being caught trying to flee the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa.

Samra Kesinovic, 17, and her friend Sabina Selimovic became 'poster girls' for ISIS after they arrived in Syria in April 2014.

A number of Austrian newspapers have reported that Samra has been beaten to death for attempting to leave Raqqa, although official government sources are refusing to comment on individual cases.

According to The Local, one newspaper quotes a Tunisian woman who lived with Samra and Sabina in Raqqa.

The Tunisian woman, who was not named in the report, said she was able to escape from ISIS.