New video shows killing of ISIS second Japanese hostage

The video released online Saturday night purported to show the beheading of a second Japanese hostage, the well-known journalist and filmmaker Kenji Goto, 47, less than a week after another Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa was executed. Japan is trying to authenticate the video, which bears the same symbols as previous ISIS clips and shows the same executioner with a British accent.

Japan had been working with Jordan to secure the release of Goto and a Jordanian pilot Lt. Moaz al-Kasasbeh, for whom Amman agreed to swap a female al Qaeda suicide bomber who was under sentence of death.

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