24 Dec '14, 2pm

Islamic State shoots down Jordanian warplane in Raqqah, captures pilot

Islamic State shoots down Jordanian warplane in Raqqah, captures pilot

The Islamic State released a picture of its fighters and Jordanian pilot First Lieutenant Mu'adh Yusuf al Kasasbeh after shooting down his aircraft over Raqqah in Syria. Image from the Islamic State via the SITE Intelligence Group. The Islamic State shot down a Jordanian warplane today as it was conducting operations over the Syrian city of Raqqah, and captured the pilot. The Islamic State's Raqqah division "identified the pilot as First Lieutenant Mu'adh Yusuf al Kasasbeh," a Jordanian, and published photographs of its fighters capturing him in what appears to be a body of water and then marching him away, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which obtained the images. The jihadist group also published photographs of the wreckage of the warplane. The jihadist group said it shot down Kasasbeh's aircraft with an air-aircraft missile as he was flying a mission over Raqq...

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