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Hostage John Cantlie appears in 'Kobane video'

British hostage John Cantlie has appeared in a new Islamic State (IS) video in which he says he is speaking from the key Syrian town of Kobane.

In an apparently scripted video, Mr Cantlie comments on the battle for the town on the Turkish border and refers to events of the past two weeks.

Frank Gardner reports.

  • 28 Oct 2014
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