ISIS, with 80,000 fighters, holds 50% of Syria and 40% of Iraq: report

Among the 80,000 ISIS fighters, only 30,000 are in Iraq and all the rest are in Syria, a Russian news report said Thursday. The 30,000 foreigners who have joined the terrorist organization include 7,000 citizens of former Soviet states as well as citizens from Western European countries, North America and Australia, the report said. Yevgeny Sysoyev, deputy head of the FSB, Russia's internal security service, said ISIS is estimated to be in control of 40 percent of Iraq and 50 percent of Syria, according to the report.

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