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Seven UK medical students studying in Sudan may be heading for Syria

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 30 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h3596
  1. Duncan Gardham
  1. 1London

On Monday 29 June it emerged that seven British medical students have flown to Turkey from Sudan seeking to join the militant group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

They seem to be following in the footsteps of a group of five British people from the same university who crossed the border to Syria in March.

The first group also …

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