Bosnian trained in ISIS camps in Syria tried by a U.S. court

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A U.S. Federal Court indicted  Bosnian-American Mirsad Hariz Ramik on charges of belonging to the Islamic State (ISIS) and providing it with material support.

Mirsad Hariz Ramik (31), left Kentucky in 2014 and received military-type training from ISIS outside Raqqa, Syria, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said.

The DOJ declared that he travelled from the U.S. to Istanbul in Turkey, then to Gaziantep where he crossed the Syrian border.

Ramik bought three tickets to Gaziantep before moving with his two partners to Syria, said the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), who obtained photos of Ramik while he was in an ISIS camp standing in front of a pickup truck with an anti-aircraft gun and ISIS flag.

The FBI monitored Ramik in Raqqa and kept in touch with his partners who crossed the Syrian border with him. One of his partners informed the University of Kentucky via email about Ramik joining ISIS and intentions to attack the U.S.

At tAfter the FBI pursue, he was arrested in Turkey to be later deported to the U.S.

If convicted, Ramik will face a maximum term of 50 years in prison and a fine of $750,000, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.