Sunday, November 16, 2014

Breaking News US Aid Worker beheaded by ISIS RIP Peter Kassig

Peter Kassig has been behead by ISIS. In a video published on the Internet on Sunday. Apparently, Kassig, 26, converted to Islam in captivity, therefore went by the name Abdul-Rahman Kassig. He went to the Middle East as a U.S. soldier and returned later as a humanitarian worker. He worked in Syria and was captured in 2013.
His parents, Ed and Paula Kassig, had released a video asking for their son's release. The White House issued a statement : "If confirmed, we are appalled by the brutal murder of an innocent American aid worker and we express our deepest condolences to his family and friends," . British Prime Minister David Cameron also commented on Twitter: "I'm horrified by the cold blooded murder of Abdul-Rahman Kassig. ISIL have again shown their depravity. My thoughts are with his family". He is the fifth Westerner that ISIS beheaded via video messages. The first was U.S. journalist James Foley, journalist Steven Sotloff, next  British aid worker David Haines then  Alan Henning was beheaded. Peter Kassig, was from Indiana, and founded Special Emergency Response and Assistance, a nongovernmental organization to help Syrians seeking refuge from the civil war . Starting in 2012, he delivered food and medical supplies to Syria and gave medical care to victims, his family said. Kassig joined the U.S. Army in 2006 and went to Iraq in 2007. He was honorably discharged for medical reasons and returned to the United States to study. He felt called to help the victims of war and traveled to Lebanon to found SERA to deliver food and medical supplies to help refugees. 

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