British Hostage Beheaded in Iraq

Rebel militant insurgents – no; homicidal Islamofacist terrorists – yes

FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – British hostage Ken Bigley was beheaded near Baghdad on Thursday afternoon, insurgent sources in the rebel-held town of Falluja said on Friday.

Abu Dhabi Television, quoting “informed” sources in Iraq, had said earlier that the militant group led by al Qaeda ally Abu Musab al-Zarqawi had killed Bigley.

Britain’s Foreign Office said it was aware of the reports. “We cannot corroborate the reports … We are in close touch with Mr. Bigley’s family at this difficult time,” a Foreign Office spokesman told Reuters in London.Update: Bigley was beheaded after an escape attempt.

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