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Minnesota man sentenced for attempting to aid Islamic State - local media | Reuters

A Somali-American man in Minnesota was sentenced on Wednesday to 30 years in prison for conspiring to aid the Islamic State militant group, according to local media. Mohamed Farah, 22, was handed the sentence by senior U.S. District Judge Michael Davis, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Farah is one of three men scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday for attempting to aid the group in 2014 and early 2015.

Farah was convicted in June of conspiring to commit murder in Syria on behalf the Islamic State, as well as lying to a grand jury and FBI agents.

(Reporting by Timothy Mclaughlin in Chicago)

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Published Date: Nov 16, 2016 23:47 PM | Updated Date: Nov 16, 2016 23:47 PM

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