Rome, May 17 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities deported a 42-year-old Albanian supporter of the Islamic State jihadist group, the Interior Ministry said.

The Albanian was expelled from Italy aboard a flight from Rome's Fiumicino airport to Tirana. He was the 44th alleged religious extremist to be deported this year and the 281st since January 2015, the Ministry said.

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