Middle East

Foreign jihadists join Aleppo fight, eye Islamic state: surgeon

A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows Syrian rescue teams searching for the people after an explosion in Aleppo on september 9, 2012. Seventeen people were killed and more than 40 wounded in an attack in the stadium area of the embattled northern Syrian city of Aleppo, the official SANA news agency reported. AFP PHOTO/HO/SANA

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 10, 2012, on page 8.




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