One Somali-Muslim man who was killed in 2014 fighting alongside the Islamic jihadists of ISIS in Syria was formerly employed at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
“A Muslim has to stand up for [what’s] right,” Abdirahmaan Muhumed, 29, wrote in a January 2, 2014 post. “I give up this worldly life for Allah.”
Muhumed was informing the world that he was fighting along the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
At the end of August 2014, it was reported that Muhumed, the father of nine, had been killed alongside Douglas McArthur McCain, who attended a high school in Minneapolis and apparently lifted weights together, hit punching bags and played basketball. In the midst of the report of Muhumed’s death, Fox News reported:
Abdi Bihi, a leader in the Twin Cities’ Somalian community, told KMSP that ISIS has recently begun trying to recruit young women from the Twin Cities to their cause.
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