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Modi Condemns Murder of Japanese Hostages by ISIS

Published: 02nd February 2015 02:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd February 2015 02:23 PM   |  A+A-

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ISIS Members | File Photo

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today strongly condemned the "gruesome" killing of two Japanese nationals by ISIS, a day after the terror group claimed the hostages had been beheaded.   

Modi, in a tweet, termed the killing of Kenji Goto and Haruna Yukawa as "gruesome & unfortunate".

The Islamic State group claimed yesterday in a video that it has beheaded a second Japanese hostage, drawing international condemnation and outrage from a visibly upset Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who denounced it as a "heinous and despicable" act.

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