Syrian troops in Aleppo, where they face rebel groups that include Islamic State. Photo: AFP Syrian troops in Aleppo, where they face rebel groups that include Islamic State. Photo: AFP
Syrian troops in Aleppo, where they face rebel groups that include Islamic State. Photo: AFP

Syria says up to 5,000 Chinese Uygurs are fighting with rebels

Ambassador to China says some of the Uygurs are battling alongside Islamic State

Syrian troops in Aleppo, where they face rebel groups that include Islamic State. Photo: AFP Syrian troops in Aleppo, where they face rebel groups that include Islamic State. Photo: AFP
Syrian troops in Aleppo, where they face rebel groups that include Islamic State. Photo: AFP
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