The British “Islamic State matchmaker” who escaped a detention camp has said she wants to be given passage to Turkey and allowed back home, in an interview with The Telegraph from a rebel “safehouse” in northern Syria.
Tooba Gondal, 25, who is being held by Syrian rebel fighters close to the Turkish border, says she "wants her nightmare to end", in her first interview since she fled from a Kurdish-run detention camp over the weekend.
“I want to go home, see my family,” the former Goldsmiths, University of London, student said via WhatsApp messages. “But if I am not able, I want to seek refuge in Turkey.
“After all these years, I’m tired, you know? Enough,” she said, from the outskirts of the…
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