Islamic State has released a video reportedly showing the beheading of British hostage David Haines.
It comes just hours after his family issued a public plea for his captors to contact them.
The Foreign Office said it was “working urgently to verify” the video and offering Mr Haines’s family support.
Mr Haines, 44, was kidnapped last year as he delivered humanitarian aid in Syria.
His whereabouts were only revealed this month when he was shown kneeling in the sand, wearing an orange jumpsuit, in a video produced by jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) which also showed the murder of Steven Sotloff, an American journalist.
A masked man, who has become known as “Jihadi John”, said Mr Haines would be next if the West did not halt operations against ISIS.
In the latest video, he is also wearing a orange jumpsuit and is kneeling on the sand.
It begins with a clip from David Cameron. A man believed to be Mr Haines then looks into the camera and says: “My name is Daivd Cawthorne Haines. I would like to declare that I hold you David Cameron entirely responsible for my execution.
“You entered voluntarily into a coalition with the United States against the Islamic State just as your predecessor Tony Blair did, following a trend against our British prime ministers who can’t find the courage to say no to the Americans.
“Unfortunately it is we the British public that in the end will pay the price for our Parliament’s selfish decisions.” Continue Reading
Commentary: This is the third beheading in the past couple of weeks, the world should have had enough of these Jihadist Demons by now, the time has come for the civilized world to unite against these COWARDS and lead them down the path that leads to ALLAH the god they love so much !!!!!!!! (Vic Maggio)
Article Org: telegraph.co.uk