Dutch detain three men suspected of wanting to join militants in Syria: prosecutors

November 25, 2014 5:53 PM

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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch authorities detained three men on charges of plotting attacks and seeking to join a militant group affiliated with al Qaeda, the Nusra Front in Syria, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

European governments and security forces are worried that thousands of Western volunteers who traveled to Syria and Iraq to join militant groups may return carry out attacks at home.

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