BEIRUT

Middle East

US says Sotloff execution video authentic

A video purportedly showing U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff kneeling next to a masked ISIS fighter holding a knife in an unknown location in this still image from video released by ISIS September 2, 2014. (REUTERS/ISIS via Reuters TV)

WASHINGTON: The video purporting to show U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff being executed is authentic, the White House said Wednesday.

"The U.S. Intelligence Community has analyzed the recently released video showing U.S. citizen Steven Sotloff and has reached the judgment that it is authentic," said National Security Council spokesperson Caitlin Hayden.

 

Recommended

Advertisement

Comments

Your feedback is important to us!

We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.

Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.

Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)

comments powered by Disqus

Advertisement

FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE

Interested in knowing more about this story?

Click here