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Terrorist from Alabama reported to be dead

Omar Hammami Omar Hammami

A terrorist with Alabama ties is reportedly dead.

A member of Al-Shabab says American jihadist Omar Hammami was killed in an ambush in Somalia's Southern Bay Region.

Hammami was allegedly ordered killed by al-Shabab's top leader, with whom Hammami had a falling out. Hammami has been on the run since posting photos in April after being wounded by a "Shabab assassin."

The U.S. in march, announced a $5 million reward for Hammami's capture.

The 29-year-old was born in Daphne, just outside Mobile.

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