How many British Muslims joined IS?



2017-03-01T23:02:41.026Z
2017-03-01T23:02:41.026Z

How many British people went to Syria or Iraq to join the so-called Islamic State?

Exact figures are not known but intelligence sources have told the BBC that 850 British people travelled to Syria or Iraq, 400 of whom joined IS. 130 have so far been killed in fighting, including, it is believed, medics Ahmed Sami Khider, from London, and Hisham Fadlallah, originally from Notts who are thought to have died in February 2017 in Mosul.

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