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Beautiful 'Mona Lisa' terrorist could be plotting attack in Turkey

Walentina Slobodjanuk’s smile has been compared to Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.

Walentina Slobodjanuk’s smile has been compared to Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.  (AAP via News.com.au)

She’s been dubbed the “beautiful terrorist with the Mona Lisa smile”. But her looks could kill.

Turkish police are looking for an alleged Islamic State fighter named Walentina Slobodjanuk, who is on the run with a fake ID.

A wanted picture shows the 20-year-old woman wearing a black headscarf with a mischievous smile across her face.

Walentina Slobodjanuk’s picture has been distributed by the Turkish Police Department.

A wanted picture shows the 20-year-old woman wearing a black headscarf with a mischievous smile across her face.

Her mysterious smile in the image has been compared to Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.

She was born in 1995 in Kazakhstan, though police have warned the young woman could be carrying a fake ID with the name Yildiz Bozkurt.

Police have warned the innocent-looking woman may be part of a planned terror attack in Turkey, according to European Pressphoto Agency.

While young women were originally believed to be targeted by IS to serve as “jihadi brides”, recent months have seen more and more girls join travel to Syria to support the terror outfit, or support them from their home countries.

A report from the International Center for the Study of Radicalization released earlier this year suggested around 550 young women from around the world, some as young as 13, had already travelled to IS-controlled territory.

In July, The Guardian reported that about 100 of the 700 or so Britons who had travelled to Syria to join IS were women and girls.

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