Trial starts for New Zealand man charged with trying to enter Syria to fight with extremists

September 28, 2015 7:24 AM

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MELBOURNE, Australia – Prosecutors say a New Zealand man accused of trying to enter Syria to fight alongside extremists used four different phones to have coded conversations about "a big job" days before attempting to fly to Turkey.

The allegations in Victoria state Supreme Court on Monday come two years after Amin Mohamed was stopped in the Australian city of Brisbane when trying to board a flight to Turkey.

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