US hostage appears in Al-Qaida video

  • US hostage Luke Somers has appeared in an al-Qaida video in which the terrorist group threatens to kill him, according to media reports.

    Somers, a US photographer who was born in the UK, was abducted in Sana’a, the capital of Yemen, more than a year ago.

    The video has a message for the American government followed by a statement by Somers.

    Somers identifies himself in the video before saying that his life is in danger and he is “looking for any help that can get me out of this situation.”


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