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Guess the party wasn’t as fun as they hoped.

Via France 24:

Two French teenagers suspected of trying to travel to areas of Syria and Iraq controlled by the Islamic State (IS) group returned home on Sunday two days after they went missing, French officials said.

The two girls, identified as Israe, 15, and 16-year-old Louisa, disappeared from their school in Haute-Savoie in the French Alps on Friday, prompting the police to launch a search for the pair.

The girls were spotted leaving the Carillons de Seynod High School on the outskirts of Annecy at 1pm, according to public prosecutors. The girls’ classmates made an attempt to intercept them at the Chambéry train station. When that failed, they alerted the authorities at around 7:30pm.

The public prosecutor in Annecy confirmed Sunday night that both girls had returned home by that evening – Louisa in the afternoon after hearing a TV appeal from her mother and Israe a few hours later.

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