Spokesman: Tens of Kyrgyz Nationals Fighting for ISIL in Syria
Spokesman of Kyrgyzstan’s National Security Committee announced that a large number of Kyrgyz citizens are now fighting for the ISIL terrorist group against the Damascus government in Syria.
“A sum of 175 Kyrgyz nationals, who have been attracted to ISIL through the group’s Internet advertisements, are now fighting alongside the terrorists group in Syria,” Suleymanov said on Monday.
He underlined that ISIL is a serious threat to Kyrgyzstan, and said, “We have arrested 36 terrorists over the past two years and tried them on charges of radicalism.”
A recent UN report revealed that terrorists from 29 countries have infiltrated into Syria to fight against the Damascus government, most of whom are extremist Salafists.
In July, sources disclosed that Turkish Air has been transporting large groups of Takfiri terrorists from different countries to Syria and Iraq.
Turkish Air has been transferring large groups of Takfiri terrorists from different countries to Syria and Iraq, including nearly a hundred Takfiri Tajiks to Iraq lately, sources revealed in July.
“The airliner transported 91 Takfiri Tajiks from Dushanbe to Istanbul at 21:10 on July 2 onboard flight 254,” a source, who asked to remain unnamed for fear of his life, told FNA, and added, “The militants were later transferred to Iraq to join their ISIL co-fighters.”