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Minneapolis Bridge Collapse Survivor Mohamed Roble Charged With Joining ISIS

Roble is accused of traveling to Syria and joining the terror group after he turned 18

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    Roble allegedly used settlement money to support ISIS, including buying vehicles for its members.

    Mohamed Amiin Ali Roble, 20, who in 2007 survived a bridge collapse in Minneapolis that killed more than a dozen people, has been charged with conspiring to support ISIS, federal prosecutors said Wednesday, NBC News reported.

    Roble is accused of traveling to Syria and joining the terror group after he turned 18. The FBI says he used a $91,000 settlement he received from the bridge collapse to fund the group. Authorities believe he lives in Syria. 

    Roble was just weeks shy of his 11th birthday in 2007 when the school bus he was riding in was caught on a Mississippi River bridge in Minneapolis that collapsed.

    Thirteen people were killed and 145 people were injured, including Roble.

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