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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The CIA has estimated the number of terrorists in Syria and Iraq

The corresponding statement was made at a hearing of the special Committee on intelligence of the Senate of the U.S. Congress, the head of the Central intelligence Agency, John Brennan.

“According to our estimates, currently in the region of Syria and Iraq, there are about 18-22 thousand of ISIS militants in Libya, there are 5-8 million, in Egypt – no more thousand, in Nigeria – about 7 thousand… In Syria are also active terrorist group “dzhebhat an-Nusra”, numbering some thousands of fighters”, – he said.

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