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Three Americans arrested for trying to join Islamic State

Updated: Jul 23, 2016 13:28 IST

Washington, July 23 (ANI): Three men in Florida have been arrested on charges of conspiring to join the terror group Islamic State (IS).

The three suspects, all residents of the Palm Beach County, were charged with conspiring and attempting to provide material support and resources to IS, according to a complaint filed in a federal court, Xinhua quoted local media reports as saying on Friday.

Reportedly, the three regularly met last year with an informant from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on plans to travel to Syria to join IS.

According to reports, they also "praised" the terror attacks in the United States and elsewhere, including those in Orlando, Florida and San Bernardino, California.

The three had discussed attacking U.S. military personnel living in their neighborhood and even considered attacking the White House, said the reports. (ANI)