A new Islamic State video claims to show hostage Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh being burned alive.
Images of his apparent murder are circulated on Twitter and show a man in a cage with a line of fuel leading to him. Islamic State claims to have burned alive a Jordanian pilot in a new video released by the militant group.
Mu’ath Al Kassasbeh was taken captive by IS when his fighter jet crashed in Syria in late December. Images of his apparent murder have been circulated by IS supporters on Twitter. They show a man in a cage with a line of fuel leading to him.The fuel is then lit and the cage bursts into flames.
Tom Rayner, in Amman, said Mr Al Kassasbeh’s family are aware of the reports, but have not been contacted officially by the Jordanian government.