4 Convicted in France for Helping Chechen Jihadis in Syria

April 16, 2015 8:11 PM

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A Paris court has convicted four members of a short-lived group of charges related to providing logistical support to Chechen jihadis in Syria.

The youngest member of the group, Khamzat Ilyasov, 20, was sentenced to five years in prison. It was the harshest sentence in Thursday's trial as he was the only one of the four who had traveled to Syria.

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