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A Syrian man held in northern Syria by the Islamic State group has said he was with the two Japanese hostages killed by the militants and delivered food to them in a cell for foreign captives.

In an interview, the 45-year-old man, who declined to be named due to the sensitivity of the issue, also said Jordanian pilot Lt. Mu’ath al-Kaseasbeh, who was burned to death by Islamic State, was detained in the same facility.

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