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Turkey arrests 3 UK teens trying to join ISIS

15 March 2015, 16:10

Ankara - Three British teenagers have been detained in the Turkish city of Istanbul while planning to cross the border into neighbouring Syria to join the militant Islamic State group, Turkish officials said on Sunday.

The three, who have not been named but are aged 18 and 19, were seized on Friday two separate sources told Reuters.

Also read: Jonathan says insurgents are trained in ISIS camps

Turkish authorities are in touch with their British counterparts to arrange their deportation to Britain this week.

- Reuters

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