Family brands suspected ISIL recruiter 'a disgrace'

February 22, 2015 9:59 AM

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LONDON — The family of a Scottish woman suspected of encouraging three girls to join the Islamic State group have spoken of their "horror and anger" that she may have played a role in recruiting them, British media reported Sunday.

The three girls — Shamima Begum, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and Amira Abase, 15 — left London on Tuesday on a flight to Istanbul, Turkey. They are believed to be trying to travel into Syria to join the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL.

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