IS confirms execution of Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa

The Islamic State group`s radio confirmed on Sunday that its militants have executed Japanese security contractor Haruna Yukawa, following the release of a video announcing the hostage`s death.

Beirut: The Islamic State group`s radio confirmed on Sunday that its militants have executed Japanese security contractor Haruna Yukawa, following the release of a video announcing the hostage`s death.

"The Islamic State has carried out its threat... it has executed Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa after the expiry of the deadline given," the Sunni extremist group said on Al-Bayan radio.

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