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French hostage Herve Gourdel beheaded in Algeria

An Algerian jihadist group has released a video showing 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.

Frank Gardner reports.

  • 24 Sep 2014
  • From the section Africa