Julissa Magdalena Maradiaga-Iscoa, a devout Muslim woman from Honduras, attempted to drive her Toyota through an airport entrance, where she presumably would have run over numerous travelers. Instead, she hit a police car. When police moved in, Maradiaga-Iscoa shouted in Arabic and claimed that she had a bomb. Since she didn’t have a bomb and was stopped before she entered the airport, no one was hurt.
Raise your hand if you think this was the last Islamic attack on an airport. Anyone?
Miami Herald—A Islamic terrorist woman is accused of making a false bomb threat at Miami International Airport will face charges in federal court on Friday afternoon.
Julissa Magdalena Maradiaga-Iscoa attempted to drive her vehicle through the airport entrance, crashed her car into a Miami-Dade Police patrol car and screamed at officers in Arabic and then, in English — all before falsely claiming she had a bomb, according to authorities.
Miami-Dade police turned over the case to the FBI, which confirmed the federal charges against the 33-year-old Honduran citizen.
“At this time there appears to be no nexus to terrorism,” FBI special agent Michael Leverock said in a statement.
At about 4 p.m. Thursday, authorities at MIA shut down the upper level departure area around Concourse D as they investigated, calling it a “security incident.”
Miami-Dade Detective Alvaro Zabaleta said the woman was driving a silver Toyota in the upper level in the outer loop when she “made a right turn and drove through the inner loop making an intentional attempt to breach airport security by attempting to drive her vehicle through the airport entrance.”
Zabaleta said she then crashed into the police car. When officers arrived, she screamed and said she had explosives. The upper area was evacuated. A search with dogs turned up nothing. (Continue Reading.)
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