British brothers killed fighting for IS in Syria

London, April 5: Two British brothers are believed to have been killed fighting for the Islamic State (IS) in Syria.

Khalif Shariff, 21, and Abdulrahman, 18, left their home in Manchester and travelled to the war-torn country in November 2014, the Daily Mail reported.


Their parents Abdullahi and Fatuma were informed of the news by IS militants.

Mohammed Shafiq, chairman of the Greater Manchester-based Ramadhan Foundation, said the terror group had confirmed Abdulrahman was killed and that his elder brother was missing and "presumed dead".

Abdulrahman attended the University of Central Lancashire before going to Syria. Khalif attended South Trafford College.

It is believed he abandoned his first year in his law degree at Lancaster University to travel to Syria with his older brother.


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