Abdul-Rahman Kassig.
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Kassig killing 'act of desperation', says Frank Gardner

A video posted online claims to show that Islamic State militants have killed the captured US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig.

In the video, a masked militant stands over a severed head which he says is that of Mr Kassig.

The BBC's security correspondent Frank Gardner described the killing as "an act of desperation".

  • 16 Nov 2014
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