Britain faces a fresh terror wave from 425 homegrown IS jihadi fighters fleeing Iraq and Syria, warns a former MI6 chief.
Only Muslim countries Turkey, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia face larger numbers fleeing collapsing IS terror strongholds in Iraq and Syria.
Richard Barrett, a former director of global counter-terrorism at MI6, said: “While returning foreign fighters have not as yet added significantly to the threat of terrorism, attacks inspired or directed by IS continue to rise …
Meanwhile, Britain’s Henry Jackson Society think tank said not enough is being done to counter the risk posed by radicalised Muslim converts.
It warned converts are “over-represented among foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq”.
Read more in The Sun.