Frenchman says has been kidnapped by Islamic State offshoot in Algeria: video




 
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September 23rd, 2014  
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Topic: Frenchman says has been kidnapped by Islamic State offshoot in Algeria: video


PARIS (Reuters) - A French man purported to have been kidnapped in Algeria on Sunday appeared in a video on Monday saying he had been kidnapped by an Algeria-based Islamic State splinter group the Caliphate Soldiers. The man, who gives his name, age and date of birth, said he had arrived in Algeria on Sept. 20 and been taken on Sept. 21. "I am in the hands of Jund al-Khilifa, an Algerian armed group. This armed group is asking me to ask you (President Francois Hollande) to not intervene in Iraq. ...

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