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7Dnews London - AFP

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 02:58 GMT

One of the four "Beatles" extremists, who were sent to the US after Turkey launched an attack on Kurdish-held Syrian lands, demanded shortly before his transfer that he wanted to return to his homeland, Britain, according to AFP.

President Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday, October 9th that two of the men were now in a "secure location controlled by the US".

The four-man terrorist cell has been especially notorious for sadistic torture methods and the execution videos they posted online.

Their terrorist cell’s list of beheading victims included US reporter James Foley and UK aid worker David Haines.

Due to their British accents, the four terrorists were placed among other Europeans who joined Isis as the terror network began taking control of Syrian and Iraqi territory in 2014.

The US State Department has named one of the four “Beatles” as El Shafee Elsheikh -- a Sudanese-born Briton who has since been stripped of his UK citizenship.

While still being held by Kurdish fighters in a northern Syria prison, Elsheikh told a team from ITV television last week that he felt unsafe and wanted to stand trial in Britain.

James Foley’s mother, Diane, said on Thursday, October 10th that she hoped they would face prosecution in the US. “We need some semblance of justice for the horrific execution and torture of the Americans,” Foley told AFP.


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