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Concerns grow over Syria's foreign fighters

Analysts say al-Qaeda-linked groups are jeopardising the country's internal security.

Last Modified: 28 Sep 2013 11:19
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Concern is growing in Syria over the impact that foreign fighters and groups affiliated to al-Qaeda are having on the conflict.

Many are coming into the country from neighbouring Turkey and analysts are warning that it is jeopardising security in Syria.

Al Jazeera's Anita McNaught reports from Antakya, Turkey.

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