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Syria-bound UK schoolgirls at Istanbul bus stop - CCTV

Sunday, March 01, 2015 - 00:46

Security footage appears to show three British school girls at a Turkish bus station, believed to be on their way to join Islamic State militants in Syria. Vanessa Johnston reports.

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Security footage obtained by Turkish TV appears to show three British schoolgirls, believed to be en route to join Islamic State militants in Syria. The London teenagers flew to Istanbul from London on February 17. The video shows them at a Turkish bus station before traveling to a city near the Syrian border. British police and the girls' families have issued urgent appeals for their daughters to return home... ...While European governments have called on Turkey to stem the flow of foreign fighters to Syria. Turkey says it needs faster, more detailed information from Western intelligence agencies to intercept them. Security forces estimate that about 600 British Muslims have traveled to the region to join the conflict there.

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Syria-bound UK schoolgirls at Istanbul bus stop - CCTV

Sunday, March 01, 2015 - 00:46