British hostage John appears in ISIS video, refers to bombed Mosul University

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New York, July 13 (ANI): British hostage John Cantlie appears in a new ISIS video that was distributed online on Tuesday referring to the bombed site of the University of Mosul. In the video, Cantlie shows a neighborhood destroyed by what he calls coalition bombing, and in another segment shows people shopping for the Eid festival, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, reports CNN. The university, which was considered a base for ISIS fighters was hit in March, reports surfaced. Meanwhile, the UK Foreign Office said that it's aware of the video and is analyzing its content. Cantlie was kidnapped in November 2012 and has been featured in a series of ISIS propaganda videos with the last one being posted in March which was also recorded in Mosul. Cantlie is seen wearing an oversized gray button-down shirt and black pants. Cantlie in his first video in 2014, he made it clear that he was forced to share a message from ISIS.(ANI)