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ISIS 'Beatles' Moved From Syrian Prison To Face Trial In US

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Independent

ISIS 'Beatles' Moved From Syrian Prison To Face Trial In US

Move follows Turkey’s military invasion of part of northern Syria where suspects were held

by Andrew Buncombe

Two British men accused of being part of a notorious Isis cell dubbed “the Beatles” and which were filmed executing hostages, have been transferred into US custody to be tried in America.

The men, El Shafee Elsheikh and Alexanda Amon Kotey, had been among hundreds of suspected Isis figures being held in Kurdish-operated jails inside Syria.

After the US gave the green light for Turkey to controversially enter Syria and attack those Kurdish forces who had backed the west’s efforts against Isis, there were also concerns as to what would happen to the prisoners, including those of high value.

Read more: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/isis-beatles-uk-islamic-state-united-states-custody-trial-trump-a9149801.html