Terrorist Amedy Coulibaly, or a man resembling him, claims to be a member of the Islamic State terrorist group in a posthumousvideo released online on Sunday.
Coulibaly, who shot a policewoman in Paris on Thursday before taking hostages at a Jewish supermarket Friday, was killed by police gunfire after they stormed the market. He murdered four Jewish customers in the attack.
Speaking into the camera, the man says he coordinated with the two gunmen who attacked the Charlie Hebdo magazine on Wednesday, killing 12.
“I am addressing myself first of all to the Caliph of Muslims Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi,” he says, referring to the leader of ISIS.
“I have declared allegiance to the Caliph,” he says in broken, stuttering Arabic, wearing Islamic white dress and headgear.
“The brothers of our team, they did Charlie Hebdo,” the man says.
“I also went out a bit against the police so that it has more impact. We managed to synchronize to come out at the same time,” he says, wearing a camouflage army vest in this section.
“What we have done is completely legitimate given what they have done. If you attack the caliphate, we will attack you.”