ISIS Video Claims To Show Beheading Of British Aid Worker David Haines

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from The Huffington Post,

Islamic State militants released a video on social media on Saturday they said showed the beheading of British aid worker David Haines.

In the video produced by ISIS’ media wing and posted on Twitter, a masked militant with a British-sounding accent addresses U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, before appearing to behead Haines.

A 44-year-old father of two from Scotland, Haines was abducted in Syria last year while working for the French aid agency ACTED. He appeared in a video earlier this month showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff, just weeks after the group sparked worldwide revulsion by beheading U.S. reporter James Foley.

Following the pattern of the previous videos, the clip begins with news footage of Cameron discussing his policy towards the militant group, before showing Haines kneeling in the sand, wearing an orange jumpsuit, as he makes a statement. The militant warns Britain will be dragged into “another bloody and unwinnable war” for helping to arm the Kurdish Peshmerga force battling the group in Iraq.

The man later threatens another hostage, who also appears in the video, saying he is British national Alan Henning. According to Syrians who wrote on Twitter that they recognized the man, Henning is also an aid worker captured while working in Syria.

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