Turkey believes 1,000 foreign jihadists held in Syria incursion area

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Turkey believes 1,000 foreign jihadists held in Syria incursion areaANKARA/ISTANBUL, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Turkey believes more than 1,000 Islamic State fighters are being held in the swathe of northeast Syria its troops are set on capturing, most of them foreign jihadists from Europe and the United States, two Turkish security officials said. The land and air offensive launched by Turkey against a Kurdish-led force which spearheaded the battle against Islamic State in Syria has alarmed Western allies, who fear it could result in dangerous militants escaping to target the West.


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