Australia now concerned of threats from ISIS

Updated: Sunday, August 31 2014, 12:06 PM CDT
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The ISIS threat is now reaching Australia.

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Sunday that there is concern about radicalized Australians.

He talked about the situation in Iraq with ISIS, and the humanitarian aids his country is helping to carry out.

Abbott explains that it isn't a stretch to think attacks could happen in Australia.

"They are accustomed to kill in the name of god, and if it's right to kill in the name of god in Iraq, there's no reason to think that the same people won't do likewise if they get the chance elsewhere, including in Australia", said Abbott.

Abbott announced that Australian forces will help in airlifting equipment and supplies to Iraq in the coming days.

He also addressed the possibility of military action in Iraq if requested by the United States, but said no request has been made.
Australia now concerned of threats from ISIS
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