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'Jihadi bride' Aqsa Mahmood denies recruiting London girls

The parents of a so-called "jihadi bride" from Scotland have said their daughter denies recruiting three London schoolgirls to Islamic State.

Khalida and Muzaffar Mahmood told the BBC they were in touch with 20-year-old Aqsa Mahmood last week.

They said she insisted she had not been in touch with the three Bethnal Green girls who travelled to Syria last month.

James Cook reports.

  • 16 Mar 2015
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