Syrian Kurds report capture of wanted French jihadist


Thomas Barnouin, 36, linked to a French jihadist cell that included Toulouse terrorist Mohamed Merah, is reported to have been captured about ten days ago in Hassakeh, north-eastern Syria, with two other French members of the Islamic State group.

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One of France's most-wanted jihadists, Thomas Barnouin, has been captured by Kurdish YPG rebel fighters in Syria, according to French media, reports BBC News.