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Islamic State Demands $200 Million for Release of Two Japanese Hostages

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The Islamic State demanded $200 million for the release of two captives. Photo: CNN/Screenshot.

CNN – Two Japanese hostages, one demand from ISIS: Hand over $200 million, or else.

The else being that the pair will meet the same gruesome fate as other captives held by the terrorist group, others who were shown in ISIS videos kneeling in orange jumpsuits in front of masked, black-clad men — just like the Japanese hostages identified as Kenji Goto Jogo and Haruna Yukawa — shortly before being beheaded.

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