Islamists behead elderly German hostage

The German authorities confirmed the terrorists killing German citizen

This is stated in the statement of the official representative of the government Steffen Seibert, reports UKRINFORM.

“After weeks of troubles now we have a tragic certainty: a German hostage was savagely killed by terrorist kidnappers,” said Seibert, Recalling the murdered and the victim’s wife.

According to the speaker, Chancellor Angela Merkel harshly condemned “this heinous crime once again showed how shameless and inhuman act by terrorists”.

The German foreign Ministry also said that already there is no doubt that kidnapped by terrorists in the Philippines compatriot is no longer alive. “This terrorist act has no justification,” – said in a statement. The Ministry promises together with the competent authorities of the Philippines to do their utmost to bring the perpetrators to justice.

As reported, the Islamic terrorist group “Abu Sayyaf” was posted in Monday, network video recording showing the execution by beheading of a German hostage, 70-year-old Jurgen Kantner. The man was kidnapped on 6 November with his yacht “Rockall”, which he travel with a 59-year-old wife, Sabine M. the woman’s Body with gunshot wounds was discovered on Board. For Kantner, the terrorists demanded a ransom of 30 million pesos (about 570 thousand euros), thinking time had expired the day before.