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Three Bethnal Green schoolgirls travelling to Islamic state captured on Istanbul bus station CCTV

Turkish televisoin station aHBR broadcasting CCTV of the 3 East London teenagers at an Istanbul bus station. Image: aHBR (click through to view report)

Turkish televisoin station aHBR broadcasting CCTV of the 3 East London teenagers at an Istanbul bus station. Image: aHBR (click through to view report)

Turkish Televison station A Haber has aired CCTV purporting to be the three East London teenagers who left their homes to travel to the self-styled Islamic state last month.

The Met Police believe 15 year old Shamima Begum and Amira Abase, and 16 year old Kadiza Sultana have crossed the Turkish border into Syria.

They flew from Gatwick to Istanbul on February 17th.

All three went to the Bethnal Green Academy in Tower Hamlets.

The CCTV film apparently shows them entering an Istanbul bus station on the same day.

They’re seen leaving with other passengers the next morning.

They’re shown wearing heavy winter jackets, furry hoods and carrying packed bags and holdalls.

Their familes have used the media to plead with them to return home.

A House of Commons select Committee has asked Turkey’s London ambassador and the chief executive of Turkish Airlines to give evidence in an inquiry into their journey to war-torn Syria as ‘Jihadi brides.’

The UK government says it’s tightening security at British border points to prevent young people leaving the country to join ISIS.

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