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ISIS Syria

Captures Japanese ‘mercenary’

18 Aug, 2014

isis-haruna-yukawaISIS captures and interrogates Japanese national Haruna Yukawa, believed to be operating as a mercenary in Aleppo, Syria. Youtube video apparently shows Yukawa identifying himself under interrogation at knifepoint by ISIS militants speaking English with British accents, and stating that he is a journalist and doctor. Reports show that his name matches that of the chief executive of a self-described mercenary firm, and a Facebook posting appears to identify him as the chief executive of a Japanese security outfit named Private Military Company.