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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An 18-year-old South Carolina man was arrested late Thursday night for attempting to join Islamic State, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement on Friday.

The man, Zakaryia Abdin of Ladson, South Carolina, appeared in federal court on Friday in Charleston on the charge of trying to aid a designated foreign terrorist organization, the department said.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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