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Three UK teens detained in Istanbul trying to join Islamic State

Mar 15, 2015    

ANKARA (Reuters) - Three male British teenagers planning to join Islamic State militants in Syria have been detained in the Turkish city of Istanbul, Turkish and British officials said on Sunday.The three, who have not been named, were detained on Friday, Turkish sources told Reuters, after a tip-off from British authorities that two of them were travelling to Turkey via Spain. Their detention comes after three British schoolgirls entered Turkey last month and are thought to have joined Islamic State in Syria.Police in London said they had been made aware that two 17-year-old boys had gone mis...

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