'At that time, there were still a few hundred ISIS fighters in town.He added: 'We were very happy, everyone wanted to take a picture.She was found alongside members of the terror group's fearsome all-female police force, some of whom were wearing suicide vests.'We fought in the old town last Friday and liberated more houses,' he says.Speaking anonymously, he said: 'We found her with a gun in her hand next to her Chechen husband, who was then killed by Iraqi forces in a firefight.She said she had killed a number of our men in the battle.''She was a Daesh sniper, but maybe her husband pressured her into it.
'He said her clothes were filthy and around her neck she wore a thick scarf which she could also use as a headscarf.
She looked scared.'The Telegraph said it is thought Linda and the fighter formed a relationship after meeting in a chat room, where he convinced her to join ISIS.
Iraqi MP Vian Dakhil backed up the claims, adding that she was found with explosives and was 'ready to attack the advancing troops.'An Iraqi soldier told Germany's Bild newspaper that he and his comrades mistook her at first for a sex slave of Islamic State terrorists.
Then she responded immediately.' The teenager, described as 'a brilliant student' is said to have become 'lonely and withdrawn' after her parents' marriage broke down and her mother Katharina began a new relationship with a caretaker at a local school.
She is thought to have met a Muslim man online who enticed her to join ISIS after the breakdown of her parents' marriage.
'There is the possibility that Linda might be put on trial in Iraq.