United States: A woman from Kansas in the United States has been convicted by a court of helping the Global Terrorist Organization Islamic State, CNN reported. Allison Elizabeth Fluke-Ekren traveled to Syria in 2012 to train and lead a battalion of 100 women and children. The report further said that he traveled throughout the Middle East, staying in Libya, Turkey and Egypt and with another terrorist organization Ansar al-Sharia. also worked.
According to court documents, when she was in Syria, she trained more than 100 female ISIS fighters, many of whom were 10 at the time. He reportedly taught them to use guns, grenades and even suicide belts. During a hearing, Fluke-Akren claimed she was not aware that the soldiers she was training were minors at the time. “We didn’t intentionally train any young girls,” she said.
plan to carry out terrorist attacks in the United States
Fluke-Akren also reportedly discussed plans to carry out terrorist attacks in the United States. One of those plans was to detonate a van full of explosives in a shopping mall. A witness testified that he said that any attack that does not kill a large number of people is a waste of resources.
Fluke-Akren joined ISIS with her second husband, who led a group of snipers in Syria before being killed in an airstrike in 2016.
Ekren arrested in Syria
Fluke-Akren was arrested in Syria and detained in the United States of America in January this year. He has been charged with conspiracy to provide material support or resources to ISIS. He may face a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, the sentence will be announced on October 25.
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