UK: Sisters Who Fled To Join ISIS Used Government Handouts To Fund Trip

From the Daily Mail:
The three Bradford sisters feared to have joined Islamic State in Syria are still able to claim hundreds of pounds in benefits from British taxpayers, it has been reported.

Khadija, 30, Zohra, 33, and 34-year-old Sugra Dawood – who along with their nine children are believed to be in the clutches of the terrorist group – are also said to have used Income Support and Child Tax Credits to fund their trip.

It is believed the sisters can still draw the cash from ATMs or get their ISIS handlers to travel into Turkey for it. The Government is now probing the claims.

The sisters and their nine children vanished after going on an Islamic pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.

They were then traced to Istanbul – the typical route to Syria from the West – and are believed to have been escorted hundreds of miles to the Syrian border, before being split into two groups of six to cross...

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