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Turkey deports 8 British citizens attempting to join ISIS

Turkish authorities deported eight unnamed British citizens seeking to join ISIS in Iraq and Syria as seen in this photo.
Turkish authorities deported eight unnamed British citizens seeking to join ISIS in Iraq and Syria as seen in this photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Ankara – Turkish officials announced on Wednesday that security authorities deported eight British citizens from Antalya Airport to Britain after receiving intelligence that they were trying to join ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

The Turkish news agency Anatolia said in a report seen by IraqiNews.com, “The authorities deported eight British people from Antalya Airport to Britain, after trying to enter Syria illegally.”

The unnamed Turkish official was quoted by Anatolia as saying “The deportation of these people occurred in response to credible intelligence that they were seeking to join ISIS in Iraq and Syria.”

Incidentally, 3 days ago Turkish authorities deported the son of British Labour Council member, Ahmed Wahid, 21, after he was arrested with eight people, including four children in the Turkish provinces of Hatay and Gaziantep for trying to join the terrorist organization ISIS.



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