US hostage Kassig’s mother appeals to IS leader

The mother of a US hostage has appealed to the leader of the Islamic State (IS) militants to get in touch with her.

Paula Kassig posted a letter on Twitter, for Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi, asking how he can be reached.

“I am an old woman and Abdul Rahman is my only child,” the message reads. “My husband and I are on our own.”



Ed and Paula Kassig attended a vigil for their son, Peter Kassig, in Indianapolis, Indiana, on 8 October 2014

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