Jordan Execute ISIS Linked Prisoners In Retaliation To Killing Of Jordanian Pilot

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Security forces in Jordan have executed two ISIS-linked prisoners in retaliation to Islamic State militants executing a Jordanian pilot just hours before.

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Jordan vowed a swift and lethal response after the pilot in question was burned alive inside a cage by ISIS, and a swift and lethal response they gave.

The executions of Sajida al-Rishawi and Ziad al-Karbouli took place at 4am after shocking footage emerged showing pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh being burned alive by his captors.

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Al-Rishawi had been on death row since 2005 for her role in a triple hotel bombing that killed dozens in Amman, the capital city of Jordan.

Following the execution of the pilot, dubbed as a hero in Jordan, President Obama said it would be more evidence of the group’s ‘viciousness and barbarity’, if it turned out to be genuine.

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Because we definitely don’t have enough evidence already.

[via Daily Mail]

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