3 Chinese fighters killed by Islamic State, state-run paper in China says

February 5, 2015 1:56 PM

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A tabloid newspaper run by the Chinese Communist Party claimed Thursday that three Chinese citizens who had taken up arms with Islamic State in Iraq and Syria had been executed as traitors.

The paper, quoting an unnamed Iraqi Kurdish security official, said one of the Chinese was killed in September after he became disillusioned with Islamic State and decided he wanted to study at a university in Turkey. The other two were beheaded in December along with 11 other fighters of other nati...

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