2004
WORLD NEWS

American civilian beheaded by captors in Iraq

from CBC.ca archives | Wed, 12 May 2004

CAIRO - A video on an al-Qaeda-linked website apparently shows a captured American civilian in Iraq being beheaded as an act of revenge for the abuse of Iraqi soldiers by U.S. troops.

In the video, five men wearing headscarves and black ski-masks stand over a man who identifies himself as Nick Berg.

Berg's body was found near a highway overpass in Baghdad on Saturday. Berg was a communications businessman.

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A group of five men standing over a bound man who identified himself as Nick Berg (AP PHOTO)

A group of five men standing over a bound man who identified himself as Nick Berg (AP PHOTO)