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Syrian forces capture 2 members of Islamic State 'Beatles'

This image taken from a video released by the Islamic State shows a masked militant holding a knife as he speaks to the camera in a desert region before a brutal beheading. Two fighters who were part of the notorious kidnapping cell dubbed “The Beatles” for their British accents have been captured in Syria, a US defense official confirmed Thursday.

This image taken from a video released by the Islamic State shows a masked militant holding a knife as he speaks to the camera in a desert region before a brutal beheading. Two fighters who were part of the notorious kidnapping cell dubbed “The Beatles” for their British accents have been captured in Syria, a US defense official confirmed Thursday.