Somali Terror Group Wanted Chemical Weapons

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 at 9:28 am

The Somali terror group that carried out this weekend’s bloody siege at a Kenyan shopping mall has its eye on developing chemical weapons, Brooklyn federal court documents allege.

The revelations emerged in the case of alleged al-Shabab member Madhi Hashi, a former British national facing terror raps after he was arrested last year with two co-defendants as they prepared to travel from Somalia to Yemen, prosecutors said.

In a court filing, prosecutors allege that Hashi is a chemical weapons expert who was in the process of helping his organization develop deadly compounds for use in military operations.

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