Jordan warns IS of grave consequences if captured pilot harmed

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Amman, Dec 26: Jordan's Lower House on Thursday warned the Islamic State (IS) of grave consequences if it harms the captured Jordanian pilot, media reported.

In a statement on Thursday, it said the IS is fully responsible for the life and safety of the Jordanian pilot, Muath Kasasbeh, whom the group captured after his plane went down in Syria's Raqqa province, the state-run Petra news agency reported.

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The House warned the group and whoever supports it of grave consequences if the pilot is harmed, and urged the government to do its utmost to ensure a safe return of the pilot.

The House also voiced full backing of the army's efforts in fighting terrorism, drying up all of its resources and safeguarding the nation's security and stability from any threat.

IANS

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