Somalia : American jihadist says he fears 'Al shabaab comrades' will kill him

Somalia : American jihadist says he fears 'Al shabaab comrades' will kill him

Mogadishu : Somalia | Mar 17, 2012 at 10:55 AM PDT
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This is a recorded message from Abu Mansour Al Amriki who is an American from Alabama , USA , and has been fighting alongside Al Shabaab extremists in Somalia . Mr . Al amriki speaks in both Arabic and English in this video and says that he fears for his life after a rift that has grown between him and Al shabaab group on legalities and rule of Islam and strategies .

The message has the heading " Urgent Message " and underlines how Mr. Al Amriki is fearful that Al Shabaab ruthless group may extreminate him any time soon .

Al-Amriki, also known as Omar Hammami, has become famous in Al Qaida circles for videos posted to YouTube and other social media encouraging fellow Americans to join Al-Shabaab .

Somalia has had no functional government since the fall of the late Dictator Siyad Barre in 1991 . The weak Transitional Federal Government backed by the West and the African Union is fighting Al shabaab militants who control most of South Somalia .

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Abu Mansour Al Amriki 's recorded message saying that he fears for his life .
- Medeshi is based in London, England, United Kingdom, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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