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New video released by the Islamic State group shows the gruesome killings of two groups of captured Ethiopian Christians

NewsBy Neil Fetherston
An ISIS fighter
An ISIS fighter

A video has been released by the Islamic State group showing the gruesome killings of two groups of captured Ethiopian Christians in Libya.

The 29-minute film, released online, shows two groups of captives. It says one group is held by an IS affiliate in eastern Libya and the other by a faction in the south.

A masked fighter delivers a long statement before the video switches between footage of the captives in the south being shot dead and the captives in the east being beheaded on a beach.

It was not immediately clear who the captives were.

The video bore the official logo of the IS media arm Al-Furqan and resembled previous videos released by the extremist group.