Young Minnesotan killed in Somalia


Burhan Hassan, 17, was reported killed in Mogadishu, where fighting has been constant for weeks. Hassan is one of several young Somali Minnesotans who went to Somalia last year, possibly to fight for Al-Shabab, reported MPR. The circumstances of his death were not clear. According to the Strib, the boy’s uncle, Abdirizak Bihi, whose sister is Hassan’s mother, said the family believes that Al Shabab was responsible for killing Hassan.

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