Khalid Mohamud Abshir
Jihadist in Al-Shabab
Khalid Mohamud Abshir is also known as Abdalla Qannas. He is reportedly detained by Al-Shabaab in Somalia for attempting to defect from that terrorist organization after having joined it. He became wanted by the FBI at 27 years old on August 4, 2010, for conspiring to support a terrorist organization in Somalia and conspiring to kill persons abroad. He was also similarly charged in August 2009. That indictment alleged the he persuaded four others to go with him to train with a terrorist organization in Somalia. He has been a legal permanent US resident in Minneapolis. He worked at a car-rental company. He is thought to be in Somalia.