FBI most wanted terrorist has Michigan ties

10:03 PM, Dec 18, 2013   |    comments
Ahmad Abousamra
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DETROIT, Mich. (WZZM) -- A fugitive just added to the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists List has connections to Michigan.

A $50,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture and return to the U.S. of Ahmad Abousamra, 32. Federal agents say he's taken multiple trips to Pakistan and Yemen where he trained to kill American soldiers overseas.

Abousamra grew up near Boston but has ties to Detroit. He is thought to have left the United States in 2006, and may now be living in Aleppo, Syria. Abousamra may be with his wife and at least one child, a young daughter.

Abousamra is of Syrian descent and has dual citizenship in the U.S. and Syria.

Abousamra has a number of aliases including: Ahmad Abou-Samra, Ahmad Abou, Ahmad Abou Samira, Ahmad Samra, Ahmad Abu Samra, and Ahmad Abou Samra.

He is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to contact the FBI's Boston Division at (617) 742-5533, or online at https://tips.fbi.gov.

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