San Bernardino female terrorist Had Pledged Allegiance to ISIS Leader. (CNN).
Authorities believe that the female suspect in the deadly San Bernardino shootings, Tashfeen Malik, pledged allegiance to the Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, CNN reported. CNBC also reported Malik posted a statement pledging support for ISIS.
Investigators think that as the San Bernardino, California, attack was happening, female shooter Tashfeen Malik posted a pledge of allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Facebook, three U.S. officials familiar with the investigation told CNN.
Malik's post was made on an account with a different name, one U.S. official said. The officials did not explain how they knew Malik made the post.
One U.S. official said Malik made a post on Facebook while the shootings occurred Wednesday using an account with a different name. Amid ongoing speculation as to the motive of Malik and Syed Rizwan Farook, the other shooter, the officials did not explain how they became aware that Malik posted to Facebook. Hmmm.....As usual with terrorists they choose a weak target that can't defend itself. Read the full story here.
San Bernardino attacker pledged allegiance to ISIS, officials say: https://t.co/nev3EWPqA7.— Max Abrahms (@MaxAbrahms) December 4, 2015
Smoking Gun Female Shooter Had Pledged Allegiance to ISIS Leader: https://t.co/NJnfqluod3.— Max Abrahms (@MaxAbrahms) December 4, 2015
BREAKING: San Bernardino suspect Tashfeen Malik posted online statement of support for ISIS leader on day of shooting, sources tell @NBCNews— CNBC Now (@CNBCnow) December 4, 2015
The San Bernardino shooters tried to destroy almost anything they owned that had a digital memory https://t.co/ZPORSQG3d7.— Max Abrahms (@MaxAbrahms) December 4, 2015