August 9, 2011 Special Dispatch No. 4067

Article on English-Language Forum Commemorates Western Raised Mujahid Who Died Fighting in Somalia

August 9, 2011
Africa, Somalia | Special Dispatch No. 4067

On August 5, 2011, the English-language jihadi forum Ansar Al-Mujahideen published an article about a Westerner, whose name it gave as Mustafa Al-Muhajir, who died in combat while fighting for Shabab Al-Mujahideen in Somalia. Apparently a Somali youth raised in the West, Mustafa Al-Muhajir was active on Ansar Al-Mujahideen and other jihadi websites and forums, where he cultivated his radical views before eventually joining Shabab Al-Mujahideen. According to the article, Al-Muhajir was killed by African Union and Somali government forces in Mogadishu....

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