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Teenage girl allegedly en route to Syria is arrested in French airport
Teenage girl allegedly en route to Syria is arrested in French airport

A teenage girl planning to go to Syria was arrested at an airport in southern France this weekend, and a man accused of recruiting her was arrested hours later, a French government official said. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve did not explicitly say the 16-year-old girl was connecting with militants, but he urged families of young people who seemed inclined toward “violent radicalization” to contact his department. The girl was intercepted at an airport in Nice on Saturday as she prepared to board a flight to Turkey and continue on to Syria, Cazeneuve said Sunday in a statement. He said her parents knew nothing about her intentions. A man in his 20s who paid for the...

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