Conflicting reports surround fate of baby of UK IS bride

Conflicting reports surround fate of baby of UK IS bride

LONDON (AP) — There were conflicting reports Friday about the newborn son of a U.K.-born teenager who left her London home to join the Islamic State group in Syria, after the mother’s lawyer said the boy was reported to have died.

Lawyer Tasnime Akunjee tweeted that he has “strong but as yet unconfirmed reports that Shamima Begum’s son has died. He was a British citizen.”

He declined to provide further details.

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