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July 3, 2004
Militants behead Marine

The militants who captured Marine Corporal Wassef Ali Hassoun have posted news of his murder by beheading, according to the AP.

The group's leader Abu Abdullah al-Hassan bin Mahmoud declared, "We would like to inform you that the Marine of Lebanese origin, Hassoun, has been slaughtered. You are going to see the video with your very eyes soon."

The group also claims it hold another "infidel hostage" but offers no details except that we will soon see a video of "the beheading of rotten heads."

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Posted by Whiskey at July 3, 2004 9:15 PM

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