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Jihadist group beheads French tourist

Published:Wednesday | September 24, 2014 | 9:03 PM

An Algerian jihadist group has released a video that appears to show the beheading of French tourist Herve Gourdel, who was seized on Sunday.



Militant group Jund al-Khilafa had set a 24-hour deadline on Tuesday for France to halt air strikes in Iraq.



Gourdel, was abducted in the north-east Kabylie region.



France joined the US last week in launching air strikes on Islamic State militants in Iraq.



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