ankara - A suspected accomplice of the killed British executioner of Islamic State ' Jihadi John ' is held by the Turkish authorities. This showed Friday that two Turkish officials, a day after the United States IS militant had been turned off by an air strike in northern Syria.
The man was named Aine Lesley Davis, one of the group of British Islamists which monitors foreign prisoners in Syria. The officials refused to give further details, as long as investigations by the police and intelligence services are still running.
The US military said Friday that militant ' Jihadi John ' " reasonable assurance " was slain by an American attack by a drone in Raqqa. This Emwazi Mohammed, as his real name was, regularly appeared in videos by militants who Western journalists and aid workers have beheaded.