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Islamic State: 'Jihadi John' named as Mohammed Emwazi - in 45 seconds

The Islamic State militant nicknamed "Jihadi John" has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a British man from London.

He was pictured in videos of the beheading of Western hostages, including Alan Henning and David Haines.

Here is how the BBC broke the news.

Video produced by Mohamed Madi

  • 26 Feb 2015
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