The National Security Committee of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan revealed that about 600 Kyrgyz citizens, including 100 women, have joined ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Spokesman of the National Security Committee of Kyrgyzstan Rashad Sulimanov said, “Over 600 Kyrgyz citizens, including 100 women, have joined ISIS in Iraq and Syria.”

Sulimanov added, “More than 70 Kyrgyz citizens were killed among ISIS ranks in Iraq and Syria earlier, while 20 citizens returned to Kyrgyzstan after participating in the battles.”