Homeland Security

Minneapolis FBI probes Somali-Americans fighting Assad in Syria

“The FBI is investigating men of Somali background who have traveled from the Minneapolis-St Paul area to Syria to fight with Islamist groups against President Bashar al-Assad, an FBI spokesman said on Thursday. Kyle Loven, a spokesman for the FBI’s Minneapolis office, said in the last few months the Bureau had received information indicating that 10 to 15 men from the region’s large Somali community had traveled to Syria. “

Source: Minneapolis FBI probes Somali-Americans fighting Assad in Syria | Reuters

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