A court in Tajikistan sentenced a 71-year old woman to 12 years in prison after having links to the Islamic State group.
A court in Tajikistan has sentenced a 71-year-old woman to 12 years in jail after she attempted, along with several other relatives, to join the ranks of the Islamic State group in Syria.
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- A riot at a high-security prison in Khujand, Tajikistan, known for holding convicted terrorists, including ISIL members, leaves at least 27 people dead.
- The Central Criminal Court in Baghdad, Iraq, sentences nineteen Russian women, six Azerbaijani women, and four Tajikistani women to life in prison for membership to ISIL.
- One person is killed and two others are injured by a knife-wielding man in Melbourne, Australia. The suspect, a 31-year-old Australian resident originally from Somalia, randomly stabbed pedestrians after exiting his burning, crashed utility truck that held multiple gas canisters. He was shot and killed attempting to stab responding police. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claims responsibility.
- A 17-year-old Kashmir student who disappeared from Sharda University, Ahtesham Bilal Sofi, is found to have joined the Islamic State.
- Jack Letts, a British Islamic State fighter held in Syria, faces deportion from Syria to Canada instead of the United Kingdom.