50 BRITONS KILLED FIGHTING FOR JABHAT AL-NUSRA IN SYRIA, INCLUDING 8 TEENS (PHOTOS)

Some 50 Britons have died fighting alongside Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria since 2012, eight of whom were teenagers, it has emerged.

The research, published Wednesday, shows the deceased were all male.

They include 16-year-old Jaffar Deghayes from Brighton, who reportedly died fighting for Jabhat al-Nusra. The Syrian Islamist group are said to have a shared history with al-Qaeda.

The oldest man to die was 41-year-old Abdul Waheed Majeed.

Majeed was a Crawley-based truck driver who acted as a suicide bomber for Jabhat al-Nusra. He plowed a truck laden with explosives into a prison in Aleppo, Syria, in February 2014.

Jabhat al-Nusra is a militarized group fighting against Syrian President Bashar Assad’s Ba’athist regime. It reportedly seeks to set up an Islamist state in war-torn Syria.

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