Swedish girl ‘tricked’ into entering Islamic State….rescued by the heroic Kurds
Iraqi Kurdish forces have rescued a 16-year-old Swedish girl who was tricked into traveling to areas controlled by the Islamic State (ISIS) group, a statement said Tuesday.
Kurdish counter-terrorism forces rescued the girl near Mosul, the jihadist terror organization’s main hub in Iraq, the statement from the Kurdistan Regional Security Council (KRSC) said.
“She was misled by an ISIL member in Sweden to travel to Syria and later to Mosul,” the statement said, using another acronym for the jihadist group.
“The Kurdistan Regional Security Council was called upon by Swedish authorities and members of her family to assist in locating and rescuing her from ISIL,” it said.
The teenage girl from the Swedish town of Boras was rescued on February 17, the statement said, without specifying exactly where that happened.
But a senior Kurdish security official told
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