Hundreds of Turkmen citizens are now fighting for the ISIL terrorist group against the Damascus government in Idlib province, Northwestern Syria, media reports said.
Over 1,000 Turkmen terrorists are presently fighting against the Syrian government in Jisr al-Shughour region in Idlib countryside, the Arabic-language Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported.
The daily noted that the Turkmen terrorists arrived in Jisr al-Shughour last week to fight alongside militants from Chechnya and Dagestan.
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, 2014 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.”