Ikrima aka Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir

In Octorber 2013, Navy Seal Team 6, the unit responsible for the Osama bin Laden raid in Pakistan that resulted in his death, attempted a mission on an al Shabaab compound in Baraawe, Somalia to capture Ikrima (aka Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir), who was suspected of masterminding the attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi. Ikrima is also suspected of being an operations planner and recruiter for al-Shabab as well as a key figure in al-Hijra, a shadowy Kenyan group that has become al-Shabab’s wing inside Somalia’s East African neighbor. Ikrima is also head of the Muslim Youth Center/al-Hijra.

Ikrima aka Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir is an active group formed c. 2013.
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