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18-Year-Old Indiana Man Arrested For Planning To Join Islamic State

WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) - An 18-year-old man who planned to fly to Morocco and travel to Islamic State-controlled territory was arrested in Indiana on Tuesday, the U.S. Justice Department said.

FBI agents arrested Akram Musleh as he was attempting to board a bus from Indianapolis to New York, from where he planned to fly to Morocco, the department said in a statement.

"The criminal complaint alleges that he planned to provide personnel (himself) to ISIL," the statement added, referring to the militant Islamist group. (Reprting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Dan Grebler)

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