Iraqi soldiers inspect a military helicopter brought down by Islamic State militia. A Chinese envoy said last July about 100 militants from China were in Syria and Iraq to train with Islamist forces and some had stayed on to fight. Photo: EPA Iraqi soldiers inspect a military helicopter brought down by Islamic State militia. A Chinese envoy said last July about 100 militants from China were in Syria and Iraq to train with Islamist forces and some had stayed on to fight. Photo: EPA
Iraqi soldiers inspect a military helicopter brought down by Islamic State militia. A Chinese envoy said last July about 100 militants from China were in Syria and Iraq to train with Islamist forces and some had stayed on to fight. Photo: EPA

Islamic State ‘executed three Uygur deserters from China’

Militants killed were Muslim Uygurs from the Xinjiang region, the Global Times says, citing an unnamed Kurdish security official

Iraqi soldiers inspect a military helicopter brought down by Islamic State militia. A Chinese envoy said last July about 100 militants from China were in Syria and Iraq to train with Islamist forces and some had stayed on to fight. Photo: EPA Iraqi soldiers inspect a military helicopter brought down by Islamic State militia. A Chinese envoy said last July about 100 militants from China were in Syria and Iraq to train with Islamist forces and some had stayed on to fight. Photo: EPA
Iraqi soldiers inspect a military helicopter brought down by Islamic State militia. A Chinese envoy said last July about 100 militants from China were in Syria and Iraq to train with Islamist forces and some had stayed on to fight. Photo: EPA
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