A Turkish truck driver identified as Ramadan Elbu has been shown beheaded on a terrorist website. the terrorists are saying they are the Qaqa Brigade
claiming to be part of the Zarqawi's al-Qaeda group, Tawhid and Jihad. However the video was posted to the website of Ansar al-Sunnah Army.
This is the first recorded tie of the two groups being linked together that I can recall.
Army of Ansar al-Sunna is the same group that killed 12 Nepali Hostages back in August and recently beheaded Barea Nafea Dawoud Ibrahim, an Iraqi contractor, of which there is a video here.
The video began with the white-haired and bearded captive saying: "I am Ramadan."
"I drove a truck of supplies to the Americans. … When I was coming back (to Turkey), the group captured me. I call on all Turkish drivers not to come to Iraq," he said.
He sat blindfolded with four masked gunmen behind him. One kidnapper said his group had sworn to oppose "the crusaders and those who help them."
"Death at the hands of the holy warriors will be the fate of those people, as you will see," said the kidnapper, who spoke Arabic but not with an Iraqi accent.
Two kidnappers then pushed the captive to the ground, and a third slit his throat with a knife and cut off his head.
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The Jawa Report has still images from the video up.
Hat tip: Backcountry Conservative
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