This picture circulated on social media shows Lebanese soldier Ali al-Sayyed.
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The images of what appears to be the beheading of a Lebanese Army soldier, Ali Sayyed- one of eleven soldiers captured by ISIS militants was heavily circulated on social media Thursday evening.A video which was released by ISIS, and aired by LBC last week, showed Sayyed alongside six other Army hostages held captive by ISIS.In a statement released by ISIS last week, the group threatened to kill a Lebanese soldier if the government failed to meet its demands in 24 hours.ISIS also threatened to kill one soldier every three days starting Aug. 26, when the statement was issuedif its demands were not met.ISIS is now allegedly holding two corpses from the Lebanese Army, after earlier reports cited that one corpse was among the eleven hostages.
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