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Video shows France church attackers pledge allegiance to IS group

AFP , Wednesday 27 Jul 2016
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
IS group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi( Photo: AP)

The Islamic State militant group released video footage Wednesday it said showed two men who killed a priest in a French church pledging allegiance to IS group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

The video, posted on the IS group news agency Amaq, shows two young men with an IS group banner, as one of them recites in Arabic in a strong non-native accent a traditional pledge of allegiance to the group's head.

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