Trapped in Syria: children kidnapped by Isis who can't go home

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Mahmud and Ayyub, so traumatised they no longer know their mother’s name, face new dangers as US troops withdraw

Mahmud and Ayyub Ferreira look shyly at the camera, bundled up in layers and hats against the Syrian winter. They can barely remember the sun and beaches at home in Trinidad, from their life before their father decided to join Islamic State and abducted them in 2014.

Ayyub, seven, wants to be a footballer when he grows up; Mahmud, 11, loves cricket and misses KFC chicken. More than anything, they wish they could go home and hug their mother, who is thousands of miles away on the Caribbean island.

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