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Ex-friend says goal was terror training

He and Mehanna traveled to Yemen

By Milton J. Valencia
Globe Staff / November 29, 2011
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A once-close friend of accused terrorism supporter Tarek Mehanna testified yesterday that the two of them and a third man conspired to travel to Yemen in search of terrorism training in 2004. They also discussed domestic terror plots, such as a mass shooting at a Massachusetts Air Force base, at a shopping mall, even the assassination of top US officials - all in the name of jihad, according to Kareem Abuzahra’s the testimony in US District Court in Boston.

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