Obama Calls ISIL Beheading Of US Aid Worker, Kassig, “Pure Evil”


US President Barack Obama has described as “pure evil” the beheading of Peter Kassig, an American aid worker, by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, ISIL. ISIL released a video on Sunday showing Kassig’s body, along with about

a dozen Syrian military personnel beheaded by the terrorists group.

Kassig, 26, who converted to Islam and took the name Abdul-Rahman, was captured in Syria last year.

Kassig’s parents, Ed and Paula, said they were “heartbroken” and that their son “lost his life as a result of his love for the Syrian people and his desire to ease their suffering”.

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