IS teenage bride Begum gives birth

Image copyright PA Image caption Ms Begum was 15 and living in Bethnal Green, London, when she left the UK in 2015

Shamima Begum, one of three teenage daughters to flee east London for a brand-new life with the Islamic State group, says she has given birth to a newborn boy.

Ms Begum left four years earlier aged 15. Found in a Syrian refugee camp last week, she now hopes to return home.

The 19 -year-old told Sky News: “People should have pity towards me for everything I’ve been through.”

Under international law, the UK is obliged to let a Briton without the claim to another nationality back in.

Asked if she had made a mistake by travelling to Syria, Ms Begum told Sky News: “In a course, yes, but I don’t regret it because it’s changed me as a person.

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