Three British teenagers detained in Istanbul trying to join Islamic State

By REUTERS
March 15, 2015 15:25

ANKARA - Three British teenagers have been detained in the Turkish city of Istanbul while planning to cross the border into neighboring Syria to join the militant Islamic State group, Turkish officials said on Sunday.

The three, who have not been named but are aged 18 and 19, were seized on Friday two separate sources told Reuters. Turkish authorities are in touch with their British counterparts to arrange their deportation to Britain this week.


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