UK police move to take down Islamic State how-to guide from internet

Islamic State (Isis) appears to have published a how-to guide for aspiring jihadis and potential recruits, advising them how best to reach Syria, what to pack, and how to deal with Turkish border security.

Counter-terrorism police confirmed on Wednesday they considered the publication on social media of the guide, entitled Hijrah to the Islamic State a threat and were seeking to remove it from the internet.

Amid an international hunt for three London schoolgirls who boarded a flight to Istanbul last week with the apparent aim of joining the militant group, the 50-page manual, circulated online this month in English, gives tips on how to successfully cross the increasingly treacherous Turkey-Syria border.


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