Swiss man arrested at Zurich airport, suspected of seeking to join Islamic extremist group

April 8, 2015 2:53 PM

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BERLIN – Swiss authorities say they have arrested a 24-year-old man who is suspected of seeking to join an Islamic extremist group in Syria or Iraq.

Federal prosecutors say the unidentified man was arrested at Zurich airport Tuesday afternoon as he attempted to board a plane to Istanbul, Turkey.

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