Pentagon looking into reported death of Islamic State's 'White Widow'

It was previously claimed Jones was using Hamza as human shield in an attempt to stop the US from carrying out a similar strike on her

Jones - dubbed the "White Widow" - was known to be a recruiter and propagandist for IS.

Jones, a former punk rocker, travelled to Syria from her home in Kent in 2013, taking her then 11-year-old son with her, to marry an ISIS terrorist she had met online.

"When you interrogate someone, you get more information", he said.

Tabloid newspaper The Sun said USA authorities had told them that Sally Jones, a former singer in a rock band, and her 12-year-old son died in June near the border with Iraq.

Jones in particular targeted young girls to travel to Syria and become jihadi brides and her husband reportedly ran a hacking unit for ISIS.

A British woman who was an active online recruit for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria was killed in a USA drone strike earlier this year, The Sun newspaper reported Thursday.

While the United Kingdom government is refusing to comment on issues of national security, sources within the USA military told the Sun they were "confident" she has been killed.

Given her penchant for encouraging terror attacks in the West, she was nicknamed Mrs Terror. She was marked as a "high priority" on the US's kill list earlier this year, the newspaper added.

He was killed by a USA drone in 2015, and had allegedly been planning "barbaric attacks against the West", including terror plots targeting "high profile public commemorations" this summer. She also encouraged them to carry out attacks in Britain and offered lessons on making home-made bombs.

Jones also posted messages in support of IS as well as extremist comments such as: "You Christians all need beheading with a nice blunt knife and stuck on the railings at Raqqa ..." Jones always traveled with her son as a human shield to avoid assassination.

According to the Sun, Jones was last seen fleeing from Raqqa, heading for a town on the border with Iraq.

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