The State Department confirmed Friday that a U.S. citizen from Florida launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops earlier this week. Moner Mohammad Abusalha of South Florida was identified as the alleged suicide bomber in Syria, according to the New York Times. Abusalha was from Ft. Pierce, Florida but traveled to Syria late last year with a group of Americans.
Moner Abusalha had a facebook page.
The American suicide bomber in Syria posed with a kitten before his death.
Here’s another photo of the American before his suicide mission.
American cirizen “Abu Hurayra al-Amriki” reportedly became the first American suicide bomber in Syria this week.
— Syria Direct (@SyriaDirect) May 28, 2014
The American also reportedly appears in this video:
The ADL says Abu Hurayra al-Amriki was the fourth US suicide bomber for Al-Qaeda.