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Austria says detained 14-year-old on terrorism suspicions

Oct 30, 2014    

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian authorities have detained on terrorism-related suspicions a 14-year-old boy who was allegedly planning to travel to Syria and had researched on the Internet how to build bombs, prosecutors said on Wednesday.The boy, a Turkish national who has lived in Austria for about eight years, was taken into custody late on Tuesday."He admitted he had plans to go to Syria and searched the Internet for plans on how to build explosive devices," said Michaela Obenaus, spokeswoman for prosecutors in St. Poelten, the capital of Lower Austria province.Obenaus said the boy h...

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