30/01/2022

American woman appears before court on charges of belonging to ISIS and planning terrorist attacks

Allison Fluke-Ekren, a 40 year old woman from the US state of Kansas, was apprehended in Syria and extradited to the United States on charges of belonging to ISIS and leading a female terrorist battalion in Syria. She was also charged with conspiring to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. She will appear tomorrow before the Eastern District Court of Virginia in Alexandria, and will face a prison sentence if convicted.

Fluke-Ekren was first arrested in Syria, where she was transferred to the custody of the FBI. After she was returned from Syria to America, she was confronted with the charges. According to the information obtained by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Fluke-Ekren planned to recruit fighters to attack a university campus in America, and also planned a terrorist attack on an American mall, and while she was in Syria, she was training ISIS women and children to use assault rifles, grenades and explosive belts.

The US Department of Justice revealed that the accused will appear before the federal court in Virginia for the first time on Monday, and if convicted, she will face a prison sentence of twenty years.