Al Shabaab Threatens Mall of America


mall-of-americaA video claiming to be made by the Somali militants al-Shabaab called for “Westgate style” attacks against Mall of America, referring to the massacre in Kenya that left dozens dead in 2013.

In response, the Minnesota mall says it has tightened security, and the government has addressed the threat.

“In recent months, the FBI and DHS [Department of Homeland Security] have worked closely with our state and local public safety counterparts and members of the private sector, to include mall owners and operators, to prevent and mitigate these types of threats,” a joint statement released on Sunday said. Read more at ABC.

{Andy Newscenter}


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