Wasil Rafat Farooqui, 20, Allegedly Shouted “Allahu Akbar” While Attempting To Behead Man In Roanoke, VA

Wasil Rafat Farooqui

Mirror.co.uk – Wasil Rafat Farooqui is accused of shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ and launching a savage assault outside an apartment building in Roanoke, Virginia, USA.

The male victim managed to fight off the 20-year-old and escaped but suffered “permanent impairment”, according to jail records.

Farooqui was known to the FBI after he travelled to Turkey in a bid to sneak over the Syrian border and join ISIS, according to CBS News.