‘ Islamic State release video showing Croatian hostage asking for Muslim women in Egypt’s jails be released or they will kill him ‘

#AceNewsReport – Aug.06: Islamic State’s Egyptian affiliate has allegedly released a video showing a Croatian hostage who said the group would kill him in 48 hours if Muslim women being held in jails in Egypt are not released, Reuters reports.

The man was identified as 30 year-old Tomislav Salopek who was working for the French company CGG before he was abducted.

The Croatian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that it “is doing everything possible to resolve this difficult situation,” adding they could not provide any further information.

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