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13,000 ISIS fighters in Iraq, says British Foreign Minister

British Foreign Minister Philip Hammond. File photo.
British Foreign Minister Philip Hammond. File photo.

(IraqiNews.com) British Foreign Minister Philip Hammond announced on Tuesday, that there are between 10,000 and 13,000 active ISIS (also known as ISIL) fighters in Iraq.

Hammond said, “It is estimated that there are 10,000 to 13,000 active ISIL fighters in Iraq.”

“The non ISIL, non Nusra part of the opposition probably amounts to around 80,000 fighting strength deployed across the country. That is the latest estimate that I have,” he added.



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  1. Like everybody else he is relying on someone else to GUESS how many there are and they will only really know when the soldiers actually go in and count the bodies.

  2. Isis take poder goverment low GReece , yugoeslavia , rumania italy, espain is crisis weakened,debt brankruptcy . with military coup with mlitary greece

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