Jordanian pilot First Lieutenant Mu’ath Safi Yousef al-Kaseasbeh was captured by ISIS militants in December after his plane was shot down
while he was conducting airstrikes over Syria. Now Jordan has
threatened to kill all ISIS prisoners in their country if Mu’ath is
killed by ISIS.
From Mail Online
threatened to fast-track the execution of a would-be suicide bomber ISIS
is trying to free if the terror group kills its captured
pilot, it was reported today.
government has apparently warned that Sajida al-Rishawi and other
jailed ISIS commanders would be ‘quickly judged and sentenced’ in
revenge for Muath al-Kaseasbeh’s death.
comes after a deadline for a possible prisoner swap allegedly set by
ISIS passed yesterday with no clue over the fate of al-Kaseasbeh or
fellow Japanese hostage Kenji Goto.
Magnier, chief international correspondent for Kuwait’s Al Rai
newspaper, told MailOnline: ‘I have reliable contact in the Jordanian
government who says a message has been passed to ISIS. It
warns that if they kill the pilot they will implement the death
sentences for Sajida and other ISIS prisoners as soon as possible.’