Turkey accuses Britain of 'reprehensible' delay on missing girls

February 24, 2015 1:48 PM

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ANKARA (AFP) - Turkey accused Britain of a "reprehensible" delay in informing the Turkish authorities over the departure to its territory of three teenage girls feared to be en route to Syria.

The three girls, aged between 15 and 17, boarded a flight from London to Istanbul last Tuesday and police suspect they were on their way to join Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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