Minnesota man admits Somalia terror plot

BBC News

A man from the US state of Minnesota has admitted helping men of Somali origin travel to the African country to join the al-Shabab militant group.

Omer Abdi Mohamed admitted one count of conspiracy to murder, kidnap and maim others in a foreign country.

The 26-year-old’s plea came on the eve of what would have been the first trial in a federal probe into the recruiting of US fighters for al-Shabab.

Mohamed faces up to 15 years in jail when sentenced later.

Read More: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-14195832

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