Ex-Puntland militia leader and al-Shabaab ally Sheikh Mohamed Said “Atom” surrendered to the Somali government on 7 June 2014. In a press statement he criticised al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Abdi Godane (aka Mukhtar Abu Zubair) stating that al-Shabaab deliberately misguided youths, killed Somali Muslims, distorted jihad, and denied humanitarian aid to the Somali people.Centre of OperationsThe militant commander has been active in the north-eastern state of Puntland where his militias operated in the mountain region of Galgala for the past several years:
Sheikh Mohamed Said aka Atom (al Shabaab) -- INDIVIDUAL PROFILE
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