‘I watched IS beheading Christians’, says an Eritrean teenager

EXCLUSIVE: IBTimes UK talks to Nael Goitom, who escaped IS in Libya after a month in captivity.

April 23, 2015

(From left) Abraham Naizghi, Yasin Abdulaziz, Yohannes Mebrahtu, Nael Goitom, Thomas Ghiwet and Aman Shishay escaped IS in Libya after one month of captivity Source - IBTimes
(From left) Abraham Naizghi, Yasin Abdulaziz, Yohannes Mebrahtu, Nael Goitom, Thomas Ghiwet and Aman Shishay escaped IS in Libya after one month of captivity
Source – IBTimes

International Business Times, a publisher headquartered in New York, claimed to have exclusive interview with Eritrean teen who happened to be at the death scene in the final moments of Ethiopian Christians beheaded and shot in the hands of hands of ISIS in Libya.

“They made me watch everything,” said Nael Goitom a 16 year old Eritrean teenager, according to International Business Times said.

It seems that, from the report, that Nael had interview with IBTimes UK. As per the narrative of Nael, Ethiopians, who were later beheaded and shot, and some Eritreans were held in a hole for about a month and instructed to proselytize Islam.

IBTimes report does not seem to give a clue as to how they managed to contact the Eritrean teenager and no detailed information as to how he managed to escape from the captivity of ISIS. However, from the report the teenager in likely to be in Tripoli at this point in time.

In social media discussion and from ESAT reports, it seems to be the case that three of the victims in ISIS killings in Libya were Eritreans.

To read IBTimes report in full please click here

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