Turkey arrests 3 British male teens believed to be on their way to Syria

March 15, 2015 2:22 PM

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LONDON – The trio left Britain several days ago, and they were detained in Istanbul after British officials notified Turkish authorities. Police believe the teens were planning to join extremists in Syria.

The three were arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorism acts and were in custody at a central London police station, police said. Their names haven't been released. Two are aged 17 and one is 19.

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