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Spain: Police arrested man accused of recruiting minors to join IS  00:31

Spain: Police arrested man accused of recruiting minors to join IS

Spain, Palme de Mallorca
April 19, 2016 at 19:27 GMT +00:00 · Published

Spanish police arrested a 26-year-old man in Palma de Mallorca, on Tuesday, accused of recruiting volunteers to fight for the so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL).

According to the Interior Ministry, the detainee targeted mostly vulnerable minors, using social media networks to find potential recruits. After establishing contact, he would allegedly convince them to join the IS and provide them with help to travel to conflict zones. It is unknown if he already managed to send someone to the areas controlled by IS.

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Spanish police arrested a 26-year-old man in Palma de Mallorca, on Tuesday, accused of recruiting volunteers to fight for the so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL).

According to the Interior Ministry, the detainee targeted mostly vulnerable minors, using social media networks to find potential recruits. After establishing contact, he would allegedly convince them to join the IS and provide them with help to travel to conflict zones. It is unknown if he already managed to send someone to the areas controlled by IS.

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