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Iraq Group Says It Beheaded Abducted U.S. Marine

The militant group the Army of Ansar al-Sunna said in an Internet statement that it had beheaded a U.S. marine kidnapped in Iraq and was holding another “infidel” hostage. “We tell your leadership that we beheaded the marine of Lebanese origin Hassoun and you will see the film with your own eyes soon,” said the Arabic-language statement, which was carried on at least two Islamic Web sites on Saturday. Arabic television Al Jazeera last Sunday screened a video tape of militants holding a blindfolded Wassef Ali Hassoun with a sword poised over his head. They demanded the release of prisoners in Iraq. Full Story

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