American Jihadist Omar Hammami Likely Killed in Somalia

Father of the FBI most-wanted terrorist says his son "died fighting for his principles."
1:41 | 09/12/13

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He's an American born jihadist the young man from Daphne Alabama who moved to Somalia and became a top commander for an al-Qaeda affiliate and now there are unconfirmed reports that he is dead -- Our main objective when -- things that we need we seek for Clinton ours is to die as martyr. Omar the mummy known in the terror organization I'll show Bob as Abu Mansour -- and Ricky or the American. It's on the FBI's most wanted list with a five million dollar reward offered by the state department for -- capture. But he was reportedly shot to death in southern Somalia by a member of his own terror group. After spending months on the run following a dispute with the group's leadership. -- -- -- -- -- On the -- missed out on us and he's a mommy also known as the -- you Heidi for combining video he posted online is one of dozens of young American men to join the al-Qaeda groups fighting in Somalia. Other Americans are said to be among the al-Qaeda ranks in Pakistan and Syria think that's most disturbing things to see Americans. Switching sides. And going over to the -- This is not the first time home mommy one of the most prominent accused American terrorist has been reported dead. His father telling ABC news by phone he still awaiting confirmation. And he indeed. Does he -- -- -- -- was -- -- over the. A State Department spokesperson said in a briefing today that his death still is not confirmed but top intelligence officials -- ABC news. They are cautiously. Optimistic. -- Gonzales ABC news New York.

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