Jordan launches 56 revenge airstrikes against ISIS

Jordan says it has carried out 56 airstrikes on Islamic State targets in revenge for the murder of Jordanian pilot Moaz al Kasasbeh.

The country’s air force chief said the three consecutive days of attacks were ‘just the beginning’ of campaigns planned in a bid to avenge the 26-year-old’s death.

Last week, ISIS released a video purporting to show Kasasbeh being burnt alive in a cage as masked militants in camouflage uniforms looked on.


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Airstrike: Jordan has carried out 56 aerial bombings on Islamic State targets in revenge for the murder of Jordanian pilot Moaz al Kasasbeh. Pictured: Aerial strike from video released last week by officials 

Airstrike: Jordan has carried out 56 aerial bombings on Islamic State targets in revenge for the murder of Jordanian pilot Moaz al Kasasbeh. Pictured: Aerial strike from video released last week by officials 

Tribute: A plane belonging to the Jordanian Royal Air Force made a deliberate diversion over over the home town of the pilot brutally murdered by ISIS after carrying out airstrikes against the terror group in Syria

Tribute: A plane belonging to the Jordanian Royal Air Force made a deliberate diversion over over the home town of the pilot brutally murdered by ISIS after carrying out airstrikes against the terror group in Syria

Major General Mansour al-Jabour (pictured) said: 'We achieved what we were looking for: revenge for Muath'

Major General Mansour al-Jabour (pictured) said: ‘We achieved what we were…

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