16-year-old Swedish girl rescued from ISIS after going missing with boyfriend
February 23, 2016 - Uncategorized
Kurdish forces have rescued a Swedish teenager from the Islamic State-controlled Iraqi city of Mosul.
Marlin Stivani Nivarlain, from Borås, Sweden, went missing from her home last year after “she was misled by an IS member in Sweden to travel to Syria and later to Mosul,” said the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) in a statement released Tuesday.
She was taken into custody by Kurdish forces on Feb. 17, according to the statement. They say their counter-terrorism forces rescued her in an area outside of Mosul. According to Swedish news outlet Sveriges Radio, the girl travelled to Mosul with her boyfriend last year and was pregnant at the time. The pair then decided that they wanted to leave ISIS, but were being held against their will Read more…