Minnesota Man Blows Himself Up in Somalia (Video)
A Minnesota man exploded himelf in Somalia this past month.
There were five simultaneous suicide bombings on October 29 in the northern breakaway provinces of Somali. Shirwa Ahmed is believed to be one of the suicide bombers –FOX News.
Here’s another video on the missing Minnesota Somali men.
A Minnesota man, Shirwa Ahmed, blew himself up in Somalia last month.
A dozen young men of Somali descent and associates of Ahmed have disappeared recently. They are thought to have followed Ahmed to Somalia.
Federal law enforcement sources believe that a Twin Cities man blew himself up in a suicide bombing in Northern Somalia last month.
The FBI and Homeland Security are investigating whether Shirwa Ahmed had developed a terrorist recruiting network in the area.
5 EYEWITNESS NEWS learned that Ahmed came to the Twin Cities in 1996 and graduated from Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis. He was a naturalized U.S. citizen.
More than a dozen young men of Somali descent, mostly in their 20s, from the Minneapolis area have recently disappeared, U.S. law enforcement officials tell 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS. All are thought to be associates of Ahmed. U.S. officials suspect most of the young men have departed for Somalia to fight in ongoing violence there or to train in terrorist camps. Family members of the young men are said to be distraught, trying to figure to out what happened to them, sources say.
Federal authorities are investigating whether Ahmed was a terrorism recruiter in the Twin Cities. The bombings in Somalia last month were linked to Al-Qaeda.
Note: It was not clear from the reports whether or not his vote would count for Al Franken in the November election.
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