“This is a widespread sentiment with Somali youth”

Mall of America Stabbing Suspect Admits Guilt, Pledges Allegiance to ISIS

ABC5 Eyewitness News reports that a 20-year old man has pleaded guilty to stabbing two men in the name of Islamic extremism at the Mall of America last November.

Mahad Abdiaziz Adbiraham stabbed two brothers on November 12 , 2017 at the mall’s Macy’s. On Thursday, his attorney read a statement declaring his allegiance to the Islamic State and pleading guilty for the crime. In the statement, Abdiraham said he carried out his attack to answer the”call for jihad by the Chief of Believer, Abu-bakr Al-baghdadi, may Allah protect him, and by the Mujahiden of the Islamic State.”

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