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At least 85 British jihadis and fighters have been killed in Syria’s brutal civil war

At least 85 British jihadis and fighters involved in Syria’s bloody civil war have been killed, the Defence Secretary said today.

Michael Fallon confirmed around 850 people linked to the UK and regarded as a security threat are now believed to have taken part in the conflict.

While just under 50 per cent are thought to have returned to the UK, more than 10 per cent have been killed, Mr Fallon said.

  • Ed

    Could we not put quotes around “British”?

  • Maurixio Garciasanchez

    Good for them , now they are living with 72 virgins.

  • Gary

    Is this suppose to be a bad news story ????

    • DVult

      It is bad news that the whole lot weren’t killed.

  • Alain

    I prefer consistency, so let me correct that to 85 Asian jihadis and fighters…

    • tom_billesley

      I’m sure they were all there as charity workers or learning arabic.

  • Hard Little Machine

    A calamity for Labour. The voting base is literally dying.