From what a woman tells the reporter from ITV, he presumes that the jihadi army is putting photographs of beheadings in shop windows to terrorize citizens but when the woman tells him "not pictures, heads" you can see the controlled horror in his face.
John Ray writing at ITVNews:
What it's like for a woman under Islamic State in Raqqa The road to Raqqa is the narrow artery upon which the survival of the Syrian regime depends.
Along its route, from Damascus in the south to Aleppo in the north, it is lined with army encampments.
But where the road reaches the borders of the Islamic State, this secure corridor ends.
It takes a brave - or desperate - soul to travel the road beyond.
When you see them at the last government checkpoint, very few want to talk about life in the self-proclaimed capital of the Islamic State
But today we met one young woman with the courage to speak.
I can’t tell you her name or even tell you her job. She still has family in the town and fears for their safety.
It’s soon clear why.
We can't leave...there's no life. You are dead there.
...I have to dress in black, I cover all my body, all my face.
I can't go anywhere and if there is a man with me they would ask him 'Who are you?'
– A FEMALE RESIDENT OF RAQQA
A driver who has brought a coachload of passengers from Raqqa, again insisting he masks his face before we roll our camera, tells me the town is full of foreign fighters. Many are Europeans...........