Two British men believed to be members of a notorious ISIS group
cell have been seized by Syrian Kurdish fighters, US officials say, according
to the BBC.
Alexanda Kotey, 34, and El Shafee Elsheikh, 29, were the last two members of the cell to remain at large.
The four, all from London, were nicknamed "the Beatles" because of their British accents.
US officials said the "execution cell" had beheaded at least 27 hostages and tortured many more.
Families of the men's victims have called for the two seized men to go on trial. Diane Foley - whose son James, an American journalist, was captured and beheaded by IS - told BBC Radio 4's Today program she wants the men to face life imprisonment.
"Their crimes are beyond imagination," she added.
Nicolas Henin, a French journalist who spent 10 months as an ISIS captive, also told Today that he wanted justice. He stressed that any attempt to deny the men of their civil rights would only feed ISIS's claims of victimization by the West.
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