Man who plotted to blow up Pittsburgh church in name of ISIS pleads guilty
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A Northview Heights man, Mustafa Alowemer, charged with plotting a potential terror attack against a Pittsburgh church pleaded guilty on Thursday morning before U.S. District Judge Marilyn J. Horan.
He will be sentenced in January.
Alowemer is charged with planning an attack on a church on Pittsburgh’s North Side in the name of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization.
Alowemer is a Syrian refugee who graduated from Pittsburgh Brashear High School in 2019.
Alowemer is charged with one count of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization, ISIS, and two counts of distribution of information relating to explosives devices or weapons of mass destruction.