An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released.
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The jihadist group has released a video online which purports to show the beheading of a US journalist being held hostage by the militants. The BBC's Frank Gardner describes what the video shows.
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