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Increase in Europeans fighting in Syria

04.12.13 @ 09:02

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The number of Western Europeans fighting alongside rebels in Syria is said to have doubled from around 600-800 before the summer to around 1,200-1,700, reports the AP. Most new recruits are from Belgium, France, Germany and Sweden and come from second-generation immigrant families described "as secular and fully integrated."

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