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Last two “-Beatles, ” arrested in Syria

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WASHINGTON – Two British fighters of the terrorist organisation Islamic State (IS) that are responsible for the torture and beheading of western hostages in Syria by Kurdish forces, were arrested. Confirm that two regeringsofficials from the United States.

The duo belonged to the so-called IS-Beatles, a group of four British terrorists. To this group belonged also Mohammed Emwazi, known as Jihadi John. He was the man with the distinctive British accent seen in films in which he western hostages and American journalists Steven Sotloff and James Foley executed him. His death was in January 2016, confirmed by.

The two have been identified as Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh. They are already in the beginning of this year, was arrested in the east of Syria. IS is largely defeated in the area, but Abu Bakr al-Baghdad, the leader of the organization is still on the run.

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