Terrorist group claimed kidnapped and beheaded Croatian national, photos went viral.
The ISISL Egyptian affiliate claimed responsible for killing the Croatian national identified as Tomislav Salopek, married and father of two. He was a 30 year-old hostage of the group since July 22, abducted in Cairo area going to work at French geoscience company in Egypt.
The group noted for its numerous violent actions in many countries. The Salopek beheaded case was the first one foreign captive since the group put up branch in Egypt. Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant beheaded different people from different countries since 2004, and currently ISISL Egyptian affiliate responsible.
British Foreign secretary Philip Hammond stated, “If these reports are true, I condemn in the strongest terms the apparent brutal killing of Croatian national Tomislav Salopek by ISIL in Egypt. My thoughts and condolences are with his family, colleagues and all the Croatian people. Britain will stand by Egypt and Croatia as we continue to oppose this inhuman brand of terrorism.”
Photo and videos of victim Tomislav Salopek went viral on social media. He appeared in a video posted by the group itself wearing a brown jumpsuit, calls itself the Sinai Province of the Islamic State where. Salopek read statement, he would be killed in 48 hours, unless Egyptian government released all female Muslims from prison. He was then beheaded after the government weren’t able to meet the demand.
The picture of his beheaded body in the desert circulated online, Wednesday after ISISL Egyptian affiliate killed him. Beside him was a knife used by the group and the black banner. Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic said he could not immediately confirm the claims of the killing, but noted “what we see looks horrific.”
Croatian feared over what happen to Salopek, they were shock and dismay over his brutal killing by the Islamic State group in Egypt. Caption of him, “for his country’s participation in the war against Islamic State”. His first video released on August 5, containing his captors′ threat and demand that the government of Egypt free imprisoned ″Muslim women″. IMAGE/AFP