US Charges 14 With Trying to Join Somali Terrorists
US citizens linked to al-Shebab
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 5, 2010 10:30 AM CDT
The US Department of Justice has charged 14 citizens with attempting to join a Somalia-based terror group.   (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

(Newser) – The Department of Justice has charged 14 US citizens with attempting to join al-Qaeda-linked terror group al-Shebab, sources tell NBC. Those charged include 12 from Minnesota, an Alabaman, and a Californian. Al-Shebab is the Somalia-based terror organization that recently claimed responsibility for two Ugandan blasts during the World Cup.

 

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