Austrian Police Detain 2 Teenage Girls Looking to Join IS

January 11, 2015 6:23 PM

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Austrian law enforcement officials say two teenage girls have been detained on suspicion of seeking to travel to Syria as potential wives for militants fighting there.

Marcus Neher of the Salzburg public prosecutor's office says they were detained in Salzburg and Upper Austria province on Saturday. He says they were "offering themselves as spouses for IS fighters."

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