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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the United States claims to have identified the masked man who was seen in three of the deadly beheading videos released by the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) – also called the ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) and IS (Islamic State). The man who is believed to have beheaded two US journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff and a British aid worker had a British accent and was nicknamed Jihadi John, as he had not been named in any of the videos. Nobody is sure if the man himself has killed the hostages, but the screen goes blank for a second followed by images of the latest beheaded victim. Also Read - Kabul Airport Blasts: Pak's ISIS Face Mawalawi Farooqi May be Behind Attacks | All You Need to Know
Latest reports say FBI director James Comey believes he knows the ISIS terrorist seen in the beheading videos. “I believe that we have identified him. I’m not going to tell you who I believe it is,” said Comey in Washington. In the ISIS beheading videos, the masked terrorist is seen with a big knife standing beside his victim. Also Read - IPL 2021: Controversial Bangladeshi Author Taslima Nasreen Faces Backlash For Her 'ISIS' Comment on CSK's Moeen Ali Following Jersey Row
Jihadi John first appeared in a beheading video of American photojournalist James Wright Foley. In one of the videos, a masked British woman had also allegedly appeared.