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Abdullahi Osman Mohamed

Africa (Sub-sahara)


Up to $5 Million

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Rewards for Justice is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information on Abdullahi Osman Mohamed.

Mohamed, also known as Engineer Ismail, is the senior explosives expert for the terrorist group al-Shabaab. He is responsible for the overall management of al-Shabaab’s explosives operations and manufacturing. Mohamed is also a special adviser to the so-called “emir” of al-Shabaab and is the leader of al-Shabaab’s media wing, al-Kataib.

On November 17, 2020, the U.S. Department of State designated Mohamed as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) under section 1(a)(ii)(B) of Executive Order (E.O.) 13224.


Associated Location(s):


Known Locales:

Baraawe, Somalia;Jilib, Middle Juba Region, Somalia

Place of Birth:

Mogadishu, Somalia





Aliases/Alternative Name Spellings:

Abdullahi Osman, Imran, Sharmaki, Thaqafi, and Dhega Adde


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