Jordan vows ‘punishment and revenge’ after pilot burned alive




The people of Jordan were left reeling on Wednesday after a brutal video surfaced showing pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh being burned alive, a brutal act for which the Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility

The 22-minute-long video posted Tuesday sparked immediate condemnation by the international community and ignited scenes of grief in Jordan

The spokesman for the Jordanian armed forces, Mamdouh al-Ameri, on Tuesday evening confirmed al-Kaseasbeh’s death and vowed “punishment and revenge.” The government is also alleging that al-Kaseasbeh has been dead since Jan. 3, though that has not been independently confirmed Read more…

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