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Campaign warns of danger of travelling to Syria

Women officers from Bedfordshire Police and Luton Borough Council are joining community leaders in a campaign to protect young people from the dangers of travelling to Syria.

Fighting in Syria Credit: ITV News

The campaign being launched today will target women who are concerned about youngsters in their family who may head to Syria and encourage them to talk within the communities.

Police say they're becoming increasingly concerned about youngsters who are considering getting involved in the Syrian conflict.

They're also worried about people heading out for humanitarian reasons.



Cambridge student missing on Malaysian Airlines flight

A PhD student who studied at Cambridge has been named as a passenger on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.

Yuchen Li, who's 27, and a graduate of Churchill College is said to have been on board flight MH370 which was travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on Friday.

The news was confirmed in a tweet from Churchill College where Mr Li is reported to have studied engineering. The college said he recently got married.

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