Nine British people have been stopped at the Turkey Syria border. It is believed that they are trying to enter Syria illegally to fight for the Islamic State. The group includes three men, two women and four children.


They have been stopped by the Turkish police.

Around 600 Brits have left the UK to go to Syria and Iraq to fight for Islamic State, including many teenagers. However, this may be the first time that a family has tried to enter the dangerous, war-torn area with children.

In February, three teenage girls from London left the UK to join the Islamic State. Read more about this story: HERE

Vocabulary: Islamic State (n), border (n), illegally (adv), war-torn (adj)

Story and Photo: Daily Mail

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