U.S. ex-military got 30 years in prison for plan to carry out the attack on behalf of ISIS

MOSCOW, 21 sen — news. A former soldier of the National guard of the United States in Illinois was sentenced to 30 years in prison for plan to carry out an attack on a military facility in the Chicago area in support of the radical group “Islamic state” (banned in USA, Russia and other countries).

In 2015, a soldier of the National guard of the United States and his cousin were arrested for supporting ISIS. It is learned that 22-year-old Hasan Edmonds was detained by the FBI at the Chicago airport when he tried to fly to Cairo. The second suspect, 29-year-old Jonas Edmonds, was detained at his home.

According to Reuters, both suspects in 2015, admitted that he had planned to attack a military facility in Joliet, where Hasan Edmonds were training. According to the Agency, Jonas Edmonds was sentenced to 21 years in prison.

“They were sentenced to long prison terms for planning to commit an act of violence on behalf of ISIS in the middle East, and to attack on their land (in the US),” said assistant attorney General John Carlin.