*** GRAPHIC *** 'Missing journalist James Foley reportedly beheaded by ISIL' [PressTV]

A video posted online appears to show the captured American journalist James Foley being beheaded by the Takfiri terrorists of the ISIL. The ISIL claimed to have executed the American journalist in revenge for recent U-S airstrikes against its insurgents in northern Iraq. The purported execution is carried out in a desert area with no immediate signs as to whether it is in Iraq or Syria, by a black-clad masked militant who speaks English with British accent. James Foley had been missing since he was seized by armed men in Syria in November 2012. He was an experienced correspondent who had covered the war in Libya before heading to Syria.The gruesome killing came as the U-S has been supporting the militants fighting against the Syrian government since the conflict begain there back in 20-11.

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