ISIS fighters are shooting their own wives as they flee the last stronghold of the dying terror group.
Jihadis are now clinging to one final stretch of land as Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and US and British special forces squeeze them in the final fights.
They are now holed-up in fortified positions in villages Shajalah and Baghouz, in south-east Syria, near the border with Iraq.
But their time is now up and military bosses have said it is the final days of the once fearsome terror group.
“These utterly despicable and ghastly acts further illustrate their barbaric nature and desperation as ISIS struggles to hold onto their remaining territory”
British Army Major General Christopher Ghika
British Army Major General Christopher Ghika said: “Amongst those arriving to be screened are the wives of ISIS fighters, some of whom sustained gunshot wounds while fleeing from ISIS.
“These utterly despicable and ghastly acts further illustrate their barbaric nature and desperation as ISIS struggles to hold onto their remaining territory.”
Some ISIS fighters even tried to escape themselves by dressing up as women.
More than 20,000 civilians have been evacuated ahead of the “final battle”.
Jihadi brides, such as former British schoolgirl Shamima Begum, now want to return to their home countries.
The heavily-pregnant teenager claims she lost two children to malnutrition and disease but has “no regrets”.
Her distraught dad has begged the government to let her come home, but there are fears she is a security risk.