Two teenage girls who ran away from their family in Great Britain to join the ISIS terror group.
Salma and Zahra Halane, 'Terror Twin", left their family in Great Britain for 'paradise' in the war torn Middle East
16-year-old twins, Salma and Zahra Halane, who are called as Terror Twin, left their family in Chorlton, Greater Manchester, a month ago for 'paradise' in the war torn Middle East. One of them, who has taken the name Umm Ja'far, recently took to her Twitter to say that she is proud to be known as a 'Terror Twin' and 'loves' living in Syria.
The girl says, "I love the name Terror Twin because it makes me sound scary. Isis love it when they make us sound scary because it makes us a big threat so I love it. I support the executions of Syrian soldiers. It's self defence."
The girls are believed to marry ISIS terrorist fighters and now are training to use grenades and Kalashnikov rifles in Raqqa, Syria. The sisters were hard-working students who hoped to train as doctors but now their plans changed in an another direction as one if the twins say, "Training to be doctors to Training to be killers... I will become a doctor for Isis not for these pagans."
ISIS is an active Jihadist militant group and unrecognized state in Iraq and Syria
The girls believed to be following in the footsteps of their elder brother, who joined the ISIS terror group around a year ago. The family was desperately unhappy to discover their son had gone to Syria, and they thought they were keeping a watchful eye on their other children. Then this happens. Friends of the twins have also expressed shock over twin's action, as they didn’t seem to be radical or extremist in their views.
There are some allegations that the girls became radicalised themselves while viewing extremist Islamist material online. The police are currently investigating how the girls funded their own trip as there are fears they may have been bankrolled by jihadi fighters who want them as their wives.
ISIS is an active Jihadist militant group and unrecognized state in Iraq and Syria influenced with Wahhabi movement. In its unrecognized self-proclaimed status as an independent state it claims the territory of Iraq and Syria. It aimed to establish a caliphate in the Sunni majority regions of Iraq, later expanding this to include Syria.