ISIS takes full control of al-Hawl camp slaughtering babies and dousing guards in petrol
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ISIS has taken control of the Al-Hawl camp and has wasted no time slaughtering babies and dousing guards in petrol, it has been reported.
Female members of ISIS’ morality police al-Hisbah have unleashed a reign of terror within the Syrian camp by enforcing the terrorist group’s radical laws upon the population.
Al-Hisbah have ordered attacks against guards, burnt down tents, dismembered bodies, doused women in petrol and have smuggled guns into the camp as ISIS vowed to restart their jihad.
The number of jihadists escaping the camp has skyrocketed and those who are recaptured have admitted to wanting to join the Turkish-backed Islamic militants.
Aylul Rizgar, 30, is the camp’s senior administrator and has been repeatedly threatened with decapitation.
She told The Times: “I have lost count of the number of times the women here have told me that when Islamic State returns they’ll cut my head off and put it on a pole.”
She has also been attacked by a mum and her two daughters who bit her and doused her in petrol.
Al-Hawl is home to 68,000 ISIS family members after they fled the jihadists’ last stand in Baghouz earlier this year.
Among its residents include 10,100 foreign citizens, including 18 British women and children – and was where ISIS bride Shamima Begum was found in February.
The future of the camp has also been muddied after Russia and Turkey agreed on Tuesday to enforce the removal of Kurdish fighters from the 20-mile “safe zone” laid out by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Al-Hawl is several miles south of the zone, but Kurdish administration is who has been policing the camp.
Security in the camp has deteriorated since the Turkish army launched its attack on northern Syria earlier this month.
More than half of al-Hawl’s 400 guards have since been redeployed after Turkish-backed militias have pressed into areas held by the Kurds.
In the past week, an Iraqi woman was bludgeoned to death and the body of a baby who was beaten to death was found in rucksack.
Ms Rizgar said: “It was a boy, about a year old. Don’t ask me why he was killed. You won’t find a reason in Islam.”
The number of ISIS women who has escaped has skyrocketed and even though 94 have been recaptured in the first five days of Turkey’s assault – the camp doesn’t know how many have successful got away.
Ms Rizgar added: “Those we caught told us they had an interest in fleeing to Iraq, but instead wanted to join the jihadist groups working with the Turks on the battlefield and attack us.”
The ISIS flag has been raised twice in al-Hawl in recent weeks and a homemade roadside bomb was found on the main road into the camp.
Source: The Sun