British child caught up in Islamic State conflict rescued and brought home from Syrian camp

The UK has rescued a British child from Syria as part of efforts to help unaccompanied or orphaned minors caught up in the fallout from the conflict with Islamic State.

A repatriation team left Syria with the child on Tuesday, Sky News understands.


The rescue mission was led by Martin Longden, the UK's Syria envoy.

Further details about the child's identity cannot be reported for legal reasons.

Last year the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the UK would...