MOSUL, Iraq (NBC News) — Counter-terrorism forces have freed a 16-year-old Swedish girl from ISIS captivity in Iraq, Kurdish officials said Tuesday.
The teenager was rescued near the ISIS-occupied city of Mosul on Wednesday, according to a statement from the Kurdistan Region Security Council.
Originally from the Swedish city of Boras, the girl was “misled by an [ISIS] member in Sweden to travel to Syria and later to Mosul,” the statement added.
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