Bosnia indicts 12 for fighting in Syria, Iraq

Bosnia has indicted 12 people for forming a terrorist group and traveling to Syria and Iraq to fight for the Islamic State, the state prosecutor’s office said on Friday. “The accused are charged with… accepting radical ideology of the so-called Islamic State organized on the territory of Syria and Iraq, collecting means and leaving Bosnia to join terrorist organizations,” it said. It said the men had left for Turkey during 2013 and 2014 and from there illegaly crossed into Syria, where they stayed for several months and took part in terrorist activities. The Islamic State group has seized large swathes of territory in Syria and Iraq, imposing a radical interpretation of Islam and calling on muslims to support their campaign.

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