ISIS captures pregnant Swedish teen girl and her partner in Syria
A 15-year-old pregnant Swedish girl and her 19-year-old partner were captured in Syria by Islamic State extremists, reports said Monday.
Beirut: A 15-year-old pregnant Swedish girl and her 19-year-old partner were captured in Syria by Islamic State extremists, reports said Monday.
According to local media reports, the girl who secretly managed to get her hands upon a cell phone lent by a woman, has contacted her family in Boras in Sweden twice.
The teenage couple reportedly got married early this year in a Muslim ceremony in Stockholm, without letting their parents know.
The girl who is six-month-pregnant, told her parents that an Islamic State court is set to decide whether her marriage is legitimate or not, according to local news paper Boras Tidning.
"If they approved the marriage they would be moved to Raqqa, which is an even worse place than Aleppo,” Boras Tidning quoted her father as saying.
According to Sweden's Security Service, Säpo around 150 Swedes were in the region fighting alongside extremists, out of which 30-40 are women, reported the Local news.