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Female Isil supporter killed in row over makeshift Sharia court in Syrian camp

Female Isil supporter killed in row over makeshift Sharia court in Syrian camp

Country: 
Syrian Arab Republic
News Date: 
30/09/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

A female Isil supporter was killed and seven others injured during an exchange of gunfire over a secret Sharia court set up in a Syrian camp holding displaced women and children. 

The row broke out when a group of female Isil supporters ordered that several other women in the foreigners' section of al-Hol camp be given lashes for refusing to attend an informal Koranic studies class. 

Guards from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, who run the camp, intervened and opened fire after one of the Isil members pulled out a pistol that had reportedly been smuggled into the camp.