ISIS release a new video showing Japanese Christian hostage Kenji Goto claiming his fellow captive already executed.
According to details, an audio recording purporting to be from 47 year-old hostage Kenji Goto, has surfaced online. Kenji claims that his fellow captive Haruna Yukawa has already been executed by the group and that ISIS are demanding release of attempted bomber Sajida al-Rishawi. However, the Japanese Prime Minister said the new audio recording appeared credible. Furthermore, Kenji blamed the death on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and said he will be killed as well if ISIS’s new demand to release a failed female suicide bomber is not met. Nonetheless, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Japan ‘will not give in to terrorism’
The US President Obama phones Japanese Premiere to offer condolences over ISIS hostage killing as he condemns the ‘brutal murder.’ The White House has confirmed The White House says Obama telephoned Abe from India. He also called for the urgent release of the second Japanese hostage Kenji Goto being held by the militants.