Islamic State fighter, so-called Jihadi John
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FBI: US identifies masked militant in beheading videos

The FBI has identified the militant in the videos depicting the killings of two US journalists and a British aid worker, the agency's director has said.

But James Comey says the FBI will not yet release the name of the Islamic State fighter, so-called Jihadi John, who seemed to speak with a British accent.

UK Foreign Minister Philip Hammond told CNN this week they were "getting warm" on the identity of the masked man.

Tom Esslemont reports.

  • 26 Sep 2014
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