Japanese officials meet after new video purportedly from hostage: Report

 Senior Japanese officials met on Tuesday to try to authenticate a video that purportedly features the voice of Islamic State hostage Kenji Goto, public broadcaster NHK reported.

Tokyo: Senior Japanese officials met on Tuesday to try to authenticate a video that purportedly features the voice of Islamic State hostage Kenji Goto, public broadcaster NHK reported.

In the video, featuring a photograph of Goto, the speaker says that he has "only 24 hours left to live" and that a Jordanian pilot, also believed to be held by the militant IS group, "has even less".

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