Beirut: Barbaric extremist group Islamic State, which has in past released gruesome videos showing beheading of Western hostages, has now put the prisoners up for sale.
In its latest issue of online magazine named Dabiq, the ISIS has featured the images of two prisoners in yellow jumpsuits, one Norwegian and another Chinese , with the caption beneathing saying 'FOR SALE' in bold letters.
Head of terror monitoring site SITE Rita Katz tweeted the pages from the magazine as below:
Not only this, the ISIS has gone a step ahead and provided a Telegram for people to pay ransoms and added a Note saying: “This is a limited time offer”.
— Rita Katz (@Rita_Katz) September 9, 2015
IS Identifies Chinese and Norwegian Hostages in Dabiq Issue 11 http://t.co/6k88SIAP0j
— SITE Intel Group (@siteintelgroup) September 9, 2015
Meanwhile, the Chinese government is trying to verifying if the image in the ISIS magazine actually belongs to a Chinese national.
The ISIS in past has beheaded Western hostages including Americans James Foley, Steven Sotloff, Peter Kassig and Britons, David Haines and Alan Henning.