Report: Smugglers Have Helped Many ISIS Fighters Escape Across Syria-Turkey Border05:21
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A picture taken on Oct. 9, 2017 from the Reyhanli district in Hatay, southern Turkey, shows the border wall separating Turkey from Syria. (Ilyas Akengin/AFP/Getty Images)
A picture taken on Oct. 9, 2017 from the Reyhanli district in Hatay, southern Turkey, shows the border wall separating Turkey from Syria. (Ilyas Akengin/AFP/Getty Images)
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U.S. officials suggest most ISIS fighters died on the battlefield in Iraq and Syria. But smugglers tell a different story. According to a new report, they say they have helped a steady stream of ISIS fighters sneak into Turkey over the last year.

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins speaks with Mike Giglio (@mike_giglio), Middle East correspondent for BuzzFeed News.

This segment aired on December 21, 2017.

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