BREAKING: New ISIS video purports to show beheading of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig

BREAKING: New ISIS video purports to show beheading of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig

The radical jihadist group ISIS or ISIL has released a video it says shows American aid worker Peter Kassig being beheaded in Syria. The video was posted on social media early Sunday.

The video has not been confirmed as genuine and it is not clear that footage depicts Kassig, 26, from Indiana.

Kassig worked for charity groups in Lebanon and Syria and was captured in Syria by militants in October last year. …

The video released Sunday is over 15 minutes long and appears to show several other men, perhaps as many as a dozen, being beheaded. …

Over the weekend, the Daily Mail newspaper reported that the British-accented terrorist — dubbed “Jihadi John” by British media — alleged to be the executioner of two British and two American hostages was wounded in a coalition airstrike against ISIS. The British government said it was investigating the report.

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