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Police say three schoolgirls 'travelling to Syria'

Police fear three missing London schoolgirls are travelling to Syria via Turkey, to join the terrorist group Islamic State.

Shamima Begum, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and an unnamed 15-year-old, who are all pupils at Bethnal Green Academy, flew from Gatwick to Istanbul on Tuesday.

The trio are friends with a fourth girl who travelled to Syria in December.

Daniel Sandford reports.

  • 20 Feb 2015
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