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Mohamed Mohamed, right, talks to Ahmed Gure about efforts to keep Somali youth out of trouble. David Samson / The Forum

Radical resistance: Area Somalis work to keep youth from insurgents

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Recent events in the Twin Cities have sown nagging worry among Somali expats living in the Fargo-Moorhead area.

First came the disappearances of at least 20 young men who apparently traveled to Somalia to fight with the radical insurgent group Al-Shabab. This summer, 12 Minnesotans were indicted on charges of supporting the Islamic terrorist group, including two Rochester women accused of funneling money to it.


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