American woman abducted by extremists in Syria
U.S. officials say the same extremist group that killed American journalist James Foley is holding an American woman hostage.
A family representative says the 26-year-old woman was doing humanitarian aid work in Syria when she was abducted by the group Islamic State.
She’s not being identified out of fear for her safety.
Meanwhile, U.S. officials say an American man has been killed while fighting for extremists in Syria, mostly likely for the Islamic State.
The man is identified as Douglas McAuthur McCain.
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