– The incident took place in Syrian town as the prisoner holds his arm on a chopping block
– Sword is placed on his wrist before hammer is brought down on the blade
– Warning! Graphic images
The footage shows a prisoner kneeling in a town centre in Syria with militants holding his arm across a chopping block as his sentence is carried out.
Crowds of men and boys can be seen watching the punishment being meted out after his crimes were read out over a loud speaker.
According to Terror Monitor, the brutal sentence was imposed by the ISIS-affiliated Khalid Bin al-Walid army in Syria.
The whole video is currently available via Mail Online website.