Turkish truck driver Vehbi Demir (R) speaks during an interview with Reuters in Sanliurfa July 7, 2014. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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When truck driver Vehbi Demir was handcuffed by masked Islamists wielding machine guns and driven to an unknown destination, he little imagined he would end up sympathizing with the militants' cause.Demir was among 32 Turkish truck drivers seized last month by fighters from ISIS in Mosul, Iraq, as the insurgents seized territory in an offensive that threatens to break up the country.Demir says during his captivity he saw a different side to the young Sunni men who make up the group's rank and file.Mehmet Olgun is safely back at home in the bustling city of Sanliurfa, but he still weeps as he remembers the terror he felt during his captivity.
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