Local Somali indicted in terrorist conspiracy probe
Omer Abdi Mohamed was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday in U.S. District Court on charges that he provided material support to terrorists. A Somali, but permanent U.S. resident who once worked as an employment counselor of the state of Minnesota, he is accused of helping six other Somalis return to their homeland to fight for a group the U.S. calls a terrorist organization.
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