Transcript for New ISIS Video Purports to Show Beheading of Japanese Reporter
A new video from license the terrorists claiming they have killed another hostage. This time a Japanese journalist his family and country in mourning tonight here's ABC's chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross with how a week of tense negotiations fail to keep the man ally. The video was posted just after sundown tonight in the Middle East 48 hours after the deadline set by Tyson's for a prisoner swap. Had expired. The 662. Video shows the Japanese journalist Kenji goto on his knees with the familiar ices masked executioner dubbed G Hadi job a knife in his hand announcing the execution. Sort of not me put Japan. Could kick. Ices had demanded that Jordan release this imprisoned al-Qaeda terrorist so Gina galleries show. A handover was supposed to take place at the border checkpoint with Turkey. But Jordanian officials called off the deal. Because they had no guarantee that a second ices hostage in the swap capture Jordanian pilot was still alive. But the fact that the king of Jordan entered into negotiations will crisis gave the terror group a propaganda victory at the very least. Being dealt with as a state by a state Jordan to crisis. Further increases its standards makes it look like it's a feature of the new Middle East. Tonight there is no word on the fate of the capture Jordanian pilot the female al-Qaeda terrorist remains in prison in Jordan. On death rows easily Brian Ross on the story once again for us this evening thank you very much.
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