‘Jihadi Junior,’ young boy in new Islamic State video, identified by grandfather

January 5, 2016 8:47 AM

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He would be cute — curly hair, bandanna, British accent — if, at age 6 or 7, he wasn’t wearing army fatigues and calling for slaughter in Allah’s name.

But that is what a young boy is doing in a recently surfaced Islamic State video that features a militant some are calling the “new Jihadi John” executing five men. “We are going to go kill the kafir [non-believers] over there,” the boy says at the conclusion of the video, not yet independently veri...

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