Al-Shabab Video Creates Fear in Local Somali Community
The fear of a terror fight half a world away can be felt right here in the Twin Cities.
For years we've reported on young men recruited here in Minnesota to go to war in Somalia. The latest recruitment too, a new video that follows three Twin Cities men on the path to becoming martyrs.
The FBI believes the Somali-based Al-Qaeda cell al-Shabab is responsible for producing and releasing a 40-minute video on YouTube.
YouTube removed the video because of its policy against violence. The FBI is concerned about the quality of the video, since it's much more sophisticated then previous videos released by the group