Australian teenager left explosives at home before joining IS

An Australian teenager who has been linked to a suicide bombing attack in Iraq, left improvised explosive devices (IED) at his family home in Melbourne before going to Syria, media reported on Thursday.

IANS| Updated: Mar 12, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

Melbourne: An Australian teenager who has been linked to a suicide bombing attack in Iraq, left improvised explosive devices (IED) at his family home in Melbourne before going to Syria, media reported on Thursday.

Jake Bilardi`s family located the devices and alerted authorities, ABC reported.

Following the discovery, Australian authorities began attempting to track Bilardi`s movements in the Middle East.

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said she did not want to confirm on reports whether Bilardi was involved in planning an attack in Australia.