ISLAMIC STATE is planning a ‘Bloody Friday’ assault on the SAME DAY as
Donald Trump is inaugurated as US president, it can be revealed.
And the Islamic terror organisation is reported to have recruited a number of new English speaking operatives in recent months in a major bid to communicate messages ahead of the event.
US special forces will be on high alert when Mr Trump takes over as 45th President of the United States on Friday, January 20, 2017, in Washington, DC.
But security analysts have been following communications between members of the group who are planning large scale attacks on that day, it has been claimed.
ISIS have declared Friday January 20 to be Bloody Friday the same day as Mr Trump’s inauguration
The US will be on high alert as Mr Trump takes office
A date Islamic State will name Bloody Friday, 20 Jan 2017
One of them, Michael S Smith II, of US based Kronos Advisory, said: “A date Islamic State will name Bloody Friday, 20 Jan 2017.”
According to Mr Smith ISIS has expanded production of special editions of official videos with English subtitles in recent weeks and with a view to reinforcing targets on US soil.
He says the ISIS-linked Amaq Agency Telegram channels have resumed posting on social networks after they were went temporarily offline following a terror attack in the US last Monday.
ISIS have waged a war on the Middle East including Kobanî in Northern Syria
At least nine people were injured when a killer drove a car into a crowd on the campus of Ohio State University.
The attacker began stabbed those at the scene with a large knife, Columbus Police say.
He was later identified as 18-year-old Somali refugee Abdul Razak Ali Artan and killed at the scene.
ISIS also released a communication on its al-Naba arabic publication this week confirming he was a member of their group.