FBI agents busted a 19-year-old ISIS terrorist wannabe on charges he planned a terrorist knife attack on his neighbors in Queens county. Awais Chudhary (right) boasted in an online chat room that he wanted to carry out an attack in the name of ISIS, and tried to buy a “tactical knife” through an undercover agent, law enforcement sources said.
ABC News Chudhary, 19 of East Elmhurst, New York, allegedly exchanged texts with undercover investigators during a five-day period about what authorities describe as an interest in conducting a possible ISIS-inspired attacks at locations within a block of his house.
Prosecutors charged in the criminal complaint that Chudhary pledged allegiance to ISIS and listed targets such as “the pedestrian bridges over the Grand Central Parkway to the Flushing Bay Promenade … and the New York World’s Fair marina” in order to target “multiple vehicles.”
Chudhary also also wanted “to record his attack in order to inspire others to perform similar attacks,” according to the criminal complaint.