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AN UNHOLY ALLIANCE; 7/7 bomber widow and world's most wanted woman marries terror chief.

Byline: Neil Atkinson Head of News

TERRORIST suspect Samantha Lewthwaite - dubbed e White Widow - has married a ruthless terror chief while on the run in lawless Somalia.

Intelligence sources claim the British fugitive, who was married to Hudders-eld suicide bomber Jermaine Lindsay, tied the knot with suspected warlord Hassan Maalim Ibrahim, also known as Sheikh Hassan.

He is a senior commander in radical terror group al-Shabaab - allies of al-Qaeda.

Sources have reported seeing bombing suspect Lewthwaite and Hassan in the remote village of Nasable, 25 miles from the south central Somali city of Baidoa where the mumof-four was spotted last November.

A senior security insider said: "Her in-laws will treat her very well as she is now one of them and part of one of the large clans.

"Samantha is in a heavily guarded village in a no-go area for outsiders.

"But we're sure she'll move around which is why she needs to get in with the family. At the moment she hardly leaves her grass thatch house.

"She wears black socks and gloves and hijab to cover her white skin so spies won't see her. Samantha has given herself great protection with this marriage."

Lewthwaite, married 7/7 London suicide bomber Lindsay, a former Rawthorpe High School student, as a teenager. She was also believed to be married to former Kenyan naval ocer turned terrorist Abdi Wahid.

Sources have revealed he left her to -ght for al-Shabaab after being selected to lead a suicide unit targeting Kenyan soldiers -ghting in Somalia.

It is not known if he is dead or alive.

Detectives believe Wahid could be behind a double bomb attack in a Nairobi market this month which left 10 people dead and scores wounded.

Lewthwaite has been on the run for nearly three years after being linked to a failed 2011 plot to blow up hotels and a mall in Mombasa, Kenya.

She became the world's most wanted female terrorist when she was linked to last September's Nairobi mall massacre that killed 67 shoppers, including -ve Britons. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the atrocity.


Fugitive |Briton Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed the "White Widow"

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Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:May 28, 2014
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