Two bodies were pulled from a murky pond in Chaska late Sunday, bringing a frantic two-day search for two year-old cousins and best friends from Shakopee to a tragic end. After several hours of searching the pond, police and firefighters announced via loudspeaker to the crowd of several hundred people, many of them from the Somali-American community, that one body had been found in the still-submerged car. Soon after, they announced that a second body had been found in the water nearby.
By Jennifer Smith For Dailymail. A pair of Somali-American cousins and best friends have been found dead in a pond in Minnesota after disappearing during their night shift breaks and calling for help. Bushra Abdi and Zeynab Hafsa Abdalla, both 19, were found in the pond near Chaska, Minnesota, on Sunday night, almost 24 hours after disappearing.
The diplomatic pressure may be building now that Sen. Amy Klobuchar is stepping in. Ammar Abdirahman was born in Minnesota and raised by his Somali immigrant parents who last December sent the year-old to a school in Somalia to get away from Minnesota gangs and learn about his culture.
A car and two bodies were found in a pond in Chaska, Minnesota, during a search for a pair of teen best friends who went missing early Saturday. Both teens are Somali-Americans from Shakopee, Minnesota. Both girls worked a night shift, but at different jobs, and would usually meet up for their meal break. One worked in Shakopee, the other in nearby Chaska.
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Michel Martin. Dina Temple-Raston. Minneapolis is home to the largest Somali expatriate community in the U. But the Midwestern city is now the scene of an international mystery: dozens of young Somali men have gone missing, and there are worries that the disappeared men are being drawn into a Somali militia group.
Pro wakeboard surfer Chris Banks practices wakeboard surfing on Lake Minnetonka. Two bodies were pulled from a murky pond in Chaska late Sunday, bringing a frantic two-day search for two year-old cousins and best friends from Shakopee to a tragic end. After several hours of searching the pond, police and firefighters announced via loudspeaker to the crowd of several hundred people, many of them from the Somali-American community, that one body had been found in the still-submerged car.
They move gracefully over green turf, children of war on a field of play, chasing shadows in the warm light of the setting sun. They pass the soccer ball wordlessly. Ismail, 42, stands just inside the field of play with an eye on the sidelines, where young men and women are beginning to gather at the end of another day of school or work. He watches who comes into Currie Park to talk to them.