Islamic State claims to hold Norwegian, Chinese men hostage

September 9, 2015 11:22 PM

24 0

Islamic State claims to hold Norwegian, Chinese men hostage

CAIRO -- The Islamic State group on Wednesday claimed to be holding a Norwegian man and a Chinese consultant hostage and demanded ransom for their release.

The extremist group posted pictures of the two men wearing yellow prison outfits in the latest issue of its online magazine Dabiq. It identifies the Norwegian man as Ole Johan Grimsgaard-Ofstad, 48, from Oslo, and the Chinese man as Fan Jinghui, 50, a freelance consultant from Beijing.

Also read: Islamic State Girds to Defend Remote Syria Outpost

Read more

To category page

Loading...