Man Detained at German Airport for Alleged IS Membership

September 24, 2016 2:14 PM

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The federal prosecutor's office says a 22-year-old German man has been detained at Duesseldorf airport upon his return from Turkey for alleged membership in the Islamic State group.

The office said in a statement Saturday that Anil O., whose last name was not given in accordance with German privacy law, is accused of having gone to Syria in August 2015 to join the extremist group.

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