Somali-American Man is Alleged Suicide Attacker

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Over the weekend, two suicide bombers carried out an attack on African Union troops in Mogadishu, Somalia. Ten people were killed. The man allegedly responsible? A 22-year-old Somali-American man named Abdisalan Hussein Ali. He's not the first Somali-American to leave the U.S. and return back to Somalia to join a terrorist group called al Shabab. Zuhur Ahmed hosts a radio program that serves the community that Ali came from. Her show is called Somali Community Link and it broadcasts on Takeaway affiliate station KFAI in St. Paul, Minnesota. She has been discussing the case on her program.

Guests:

Zuhur Ahmed

Produced by:

Mythili Rao

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